Definition of Oxyura

1. Noun. Ruddy duck.

Exact synonyms: Genus Oxyura
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anatidae, Family Anatidae
Member holonyms: Oxyura Jamaicensis, Ruddy Duck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxyura

Oxfordshire
Oxon
Oxonian
Oxus
OxyContin
Oxybelis
Oxydendrum
Oxydendrum arboreum
Oxylebius
Oxylebius pictus
Oxyrase
Oxyrhynchite
Oxyspirura mansoni
Oxytropis
Oxytropis lambertii
Oxyura
Oxyura jamaicensis
Oxyuranus
Oxyuranus scutellatus
Oxyuridae
Oyrot Autonomous Oblast
Oyster card
Oyster cards
Oytaben
Oz
Ozark
Ozark Mountains
Ozark Plateau
Ozark chinkapin
Ozark chinquapin

Literary usage of Oxyura

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

1. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"Arn., with oxyura, DC. & Lindi. * Rays pure white: only marginal ... marginal oucs rallier shorter than the corolla,tl smaller hardly half as long.— oxyura ..."

2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1879)
"... Bracons, and oxyura, and is a proof how much remains to be done among these much-neglected and extensive families. Chiefly among the larger species I ..."

3. American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States. by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, William Jardine (1832)
"... under tin' name of oxyura, from the form of the tail. And Mr Swainson observes, " ^e suspect that this bird, and one or two others of similar form, ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... and oxyura, which are normally winged, occasionally appear in an apterous or semi-apterous condition. On the anterior margin of the hind wings are ..."

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