Definition of Genus phaethon

1. Noun. Type genus of the Phaethontidae.

Exact synonyms: Phaethon
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phaethontidae, Phaethontidae
Member holonyms: Boatswain Bird, Tropic Bird, Tropicbird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phaethon

genus Persoonia
genus Pertusaria
genus Petasites
genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax
genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus

Literary usage of Genus phaethon

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"E. genus phaethon. Phaethon LINNAEUS, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, I, 1758, 134. 2 species, belonging to two widely different orders. ..."

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