Definition of Fregata

1. Noun. Type genus of the Fregatidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Fregata
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fregatidae, Fregatidae
Member holonyms: Frigate Bird, Man-of-war Bird



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fregata

Freecycler
Freecyclers
Freedom Party
Freelander
Freelanders
Freeman
Freemason
Freemasonic
Freemasonry
Freemasons
Freeper
Freepers
Freetown
Freezone
Fregata (current term)
Fregatidae
Fregean
Fregoli delusion
Fregoli syndrome
Frei-Hoffmann reaction
Frei test
Freiberg's disease
Freiberg infraction
Freiburg
Frelimo
Fremantle
Fremantle Doctor
Fremont

Literary usage of Fregata

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"Fregata aquila Linnaeus. The name Fregata aquila Linnaeus,1 under which the frigate bird of North America has heretofore passed, now proves to be applicable ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"The long and well known Procellaria fregetta of Linnaeus is its typical and only species. I. PELAGODROMA Fregata, Bp. ex Linn.* demonstrated in the annexed ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Brisson gave generic names to three of them, in the following order: (1) Sula, in which was included the Frigate Bird under the name [Si//a] fregata; ..."

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