Definition of Genus fratercula

1. Noun. Puffins.

Exact synonyms: Fratercula
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

genus Fomes
genus Forestiera
genus Forficula
genus Formica
genus Formicarius
genus Forsythia
genus Fortunella
genus Fossa
genus Fothergilla
genus Fouquieria
genus Fragaria
genus Francisella
genus Francoa
genus Frankliniella
genus Frasera
genus Fratercula
genus Fraxinus
genus Freesia
genus Fregata
genus Fremontia
genus Fremontodendron
genus Fringilla
genus Fritillaria
genus Froelichia
genus Fuchsia
genus Fucus
genus Fulica
genus Fulmarus
genus Fumaria
genus Fundulus

Literary usage of Genus fratercula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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