Definition of Centrocercus

1. Noun. Sage grouse.

Exact synonyms: Genus Centrocercus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Tetraonidae, Tetraonidae
Member holonyms: Centrocercus Urophasianus, Sage Grouse, Sage Hen



Lexicographical Neighbors of Centrocercus

Central Sulawesi
Central Thai
Central Time
Central Valley
Central provinces
Centralian
Centranthus
Centranthus ruber
Centrarchidae
Centre
Centre for International Crime Prevention
Centre of the Universe
Centrelink
Centres for Disease Control
Centriscidae
Centrocercus (current term)
Centrocercus urophasianus
Centrocestus
Centrolobium
Centrolobium robustum
Centropistes striata
Centropomidae
Centropomus
Centropristis
Centropristis philadelphica
Centropus
Centropus phasianinus
Centropus sinensis
Centrosema
Centrosema virginianum

Literary usage of Centrocercus

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

1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"Type, by orig. desig., Tetrao urophasianus BONAPARTE. Centrocercus urophasianus (BONAPARTE). Sage Hen. [309. ..."

2. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"HAB. Plains and prairies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, south to New Mexico. GENUS Centrocercus SWAINSON. Centrocercus SWAINS. Fauna Bor. ..."

3. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1882)
"Sternum of the chick, three or four days old ; Centrocercus ... The perfect pelvis, lateral view, as in 62 and 63, of Centrocercus; adult J. PLATE IX. FIG. ..."

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