Definition of Genus egretta
1. Noun. Small Old and New World herons.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Ardeidae, Family Ardeidae
Member holonyms: Egretta Caerulea, Little Blue Heron, Egretta Thula, Snowy Egret, Snowy Heron, Egretta Garzetta, Little Egret, Casmerodius Albus, Great White Heron, American Egret, Egretta Albus, Great White Heron
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Egretta
Literary usage of Genus egretta
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1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Cory's Least Bittern. A bare possibility in southwestern Maine, though perhaps rather too vaguely apprehended. Genus EGRETTA Forster. 197. ..."