Definition of Rhea americana

1. Noun. Larger of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Brazil to Patagonia.

Exact synonyms: Rhea
Generic synonyms: Flightless Bird, Ratite, Ratite Bird
Group relationships: Genus Rhea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhea Americana

Rhagoletis
Rhagoletis pomonella
Rhamadan
Rhamnaceae
Rhamnales
Rhamnus californicus
Rhamnus carolinianus
Rhamnus croceus
Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus purshianus
Rhapis
Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis humilis
Rhea
Rhea Silvia
Rhea americana
Rhean
Rheidae
Rheiformes
Rheims
Rheims-Douay Bible
Rheims-Douay Version
Rheinberg filter
Rheinberg microscope
Rheinland
Rhemish
Rhenish
Rhese projection
Rhesus blood group
Rhesus factor

Literary usage of Rhea americana

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1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"Both the known species of Rhea are found within our limits. 433. rhea americana, Lath. (COMMON RHEA.) rhea americana, D«;-«-;'«, Zoo!. Voy. ..."

2. Graham's Magazine by Graham, George R, Edgar Allan Poe, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1852)
"... been applied by Mr. Gould, takes the place of the former species—rhea americana, ir Southern Patagonia, the part about Rio Negro being neutral ground. ..."

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