Definition of Bombycilla garrulus

1. Noun. Large waxwing of northern North America; similar to but larger than the cedar waxwing.

Exact synonyms: Bohemian Waxwing
Generic synonyms: Waxwing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombycilla Garrulus

Bombay hemp
Bombay mix
Bombay phenomenon
Bombay trait
Bombayite
Bombayites
Bombays
Bomber Harris
Bombina
Bombina bombina
Bombs
Bombus
Bombycidae
Bombycilla
Bombycilla cedrorun
Bombycilla garrulus (current term)
Bombycillidae
Bombyliidae
Bombyx mori
Bon Gula
Bonacker
Bonackers
Bonaire
Bonaparte
Bonapartean
Bonapartism
Bonapartist
Bonapartists
Bonasa
Bonasa umbellus

Literary usage of Bombycilla garrulus

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

1. The Smaller British Birds: With Descriptions of Their Nests, Eggs, Habits, Etc. by Henry B. Adams (1894)
"... and its flesh is in good condition. It is known to epicures under the name of Beccafico. THE WAXWING, (Bombycilla garrulus.) PLATE XV. ..."

2. Recherches de pathologie comparée by Karl Friedrich von Heusinger (1853)
"... fournit en Allemagne le Jaseur de Bohème (Bombycilla garrulus), oiseau du nord qui arrive après des intervalles de sept et même de vingt années en ..."

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