Definition of Genus fratercula
1. Noun. Puffins.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Alcidae, Family Alcidae
Member holonyms: Atlantic Puffin, Fratercula Arctica, Fratercula Corniculata, Horned Puffin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Fratercula
Literary usage of Genus fratercula
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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Type, as designated by Gray (1S40) and by elimination, A lea cirrhata Pallas, 1769, the first species. genus fratercula. ..."
2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus fratercula. BRISS. 9 (13) FRATERCULA ARCTICA. Puffin. North Atlantic coast, breeding from Bay of Fundy northward ; casual to Loug Island, in winter. ..."
3. Natural History of Birds by Philip Henry Gosse (1849)
"genus fratercula. (Bmss.) This is a remarkable genus, in which the beak rivals, in its development, the monstrous proportions which are seen in the Toucans ..."