Definition of Genus pelecanus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pelecanidae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pelecanus

genus Pastinaca
genus Patella
genus Pavo
genus Pavonia
genus Payena
genus Pecari
genus Pecopteris
genus Pecten
genus Pediculus
genus Pedilanthus
genus Pediocactus
genus Pedioecetes
genus Pedionomus
genus Peireskia
genus Pelargonium
genus Pelecanus
genus Pellaea
genus Pellicularia
genus Peltandra
genus Peltiphyllum
genus Penelope
genus Peneus
genus Penicillium
genus Pennatula
genus Pennisetum
genus Penstemon
genus Peperomia
genus Perca
genus Percina
genus Perdix

Literary usage of Genus pelecanus

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"E. genus pelecanus. Pelecanus LINNAEUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 132. o species, representing 4 modern genera. 1. onocrotalus, type of Onocrotalus ..."

2. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus PELECANUS, Linnaeus. Six species of this remarkable genus of birds inhabit the Old World, and three America. None of them brave the cold blasts ..."

3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"genus pelecanus. LINN. 83 (125) PELECANUS ERYTHRORHYNCHOS. GMEL. American White Pelican. Gulf coast of United States; breeds in the interior from ..."

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