Definition of Lophophorus
1. Noun. Monals.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phasianidae, Phasianidae
Member holonyms: Monal, Monaul
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lophophorus
Literary usage of Lophophorus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"Lophophorus, Tern. The head surmounted with an aigrette similar to that of the Peacock, and a flat tail, the coverts of which are not prolonged, ..."
2. Gallinaceous Birds by William Jardine, Andrew Crichton (1860)
"GENUS Lophophorus,— TEMMINCK instituted this genus in the Histoire Naturelle des ... is what was described in " Ornithological Illustrations" as Lophophorus ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"Peacocks again, show a combination of beautiful metallic blues and greens with copper and buff, rarely found elsewhere in the Family; nor must Lophophorus, ..."