Definition of Balaeniceps

1. Noun. Type genus of the Balaenicipitidae: shoebills.

Exact synonyms: Genus Balaeniceps
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Balaenicipitidae, Family Balaenicipitidae
Member holonyms: Balaeniceps Rex, Shoebill, Shoebird



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balaeniceps

Bakerloo
Bakersfield
Bakersfield sound
Bakewell tart
Bakewell tarts
Bakhtinian
Bakke decision
Baklahorani
Baku
Bakunin
BalI methyltransferase
Balaamite
Balaamites
Balaena
Balaena mysticetus
Balaeniceps (current term)
Balaeniceps rex
Balaenicipitidae
Balaenidae
Balaenoptera
Balaenoptera acutorostrata
Balaenoptera borealis
Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera physalus
Balaenopteridae
Balanchine
Balanidae
Balanites aegyptiaca
Balantidium coli
Balantidium suis

Literary usage of Balaeniceps

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"The state of the chick is unrecorded in Balaeniceps ... Balaeniceps has a big pair on the lower back, Botaurus and ..."

2. The Heart of Africa: Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored by Georg August Schweinfurth, Ellen Elizabeth Frewer (1874)
"This Balaeniceps would seem to furnish a proof that not everything in nature is perfectly adapted to its end, for when the birds are full grown, ..."

3. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1898)
"Balaeniceps, Gould, PZS 1851, p. 1 . ... Hange. The region of the Tipper "White Nile. 1 . Balaeniceps rex. Type. ..."

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