Definition of Macropus
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Macropodidae: typical kangaroos and wallabies.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Macropodidae, Macropodidae
Member holonyms: Giant Kangaroo, Great Grey Kangaroo, Macropus Giganteus, Common Wallaby, Macropus Agiles
Definition of Macropus
1. n. A genus of marsupials including the common kangaroo.
Medical Definition of Macropus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macropus
Literary usage of Macropus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"Subsequently, Cope described this extinct cormorant and named it Graculus macropus.1 Several years afterwards, under the name Phalacrocorax macro- pus, ..."
2. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1807)
"It appears to be a very distinct species from the first discovered one, which Dr. Shaw in his General Zoology* has named macropus major, differing from that ..."
3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1892)
"The specimens used were (a) the head of a macropus giganteus; total length ... (fc) The head of another macropus of larger size; the distance from snout to ..."
4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Hyps, minor; macropus minor, Shaw; White, Bot. ... only differs from the third in the absence of all canini whatsoever, it is the macropus, Shaw. ..."
5. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Head of macropus ... (PZS 1870, p. 126.) 644. macropus robustas, Gould. Great Wallaroo. Л. Australia. ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"An undescribed species was announced as most common in Alabama aside from G. macropus and G. ... macropus ..."
7. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"Microscopical Anatomy of the Common Cedar-Apple (Gymnosporangium macropus).1 BY ELMER SANFORD. With Plate XIII. '"T^HIS species of cedar-apple originates in ..."