Definition of Steatornis

1. Noun. Type and sole genus of the family Steatornithidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Steatornis
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Steatornithidae, Steatornithidae
Member holonyms: Guacharo, Oilbird, Steatornis Caripensis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steatornis

States General
Stateside
Statherian
Stations
Stations of the Cross
Statistical Commission
Statue of Liberty
Stavanger
Stavka
Stavropol
Stavros
Stayman
Stayman Winesap
Ste.
Steadicam
Steatornis (current term)
Steatornis caripensis
Steatornithidae
Steele
Steenie
Stef
Stefan
Stefan Wyszynski
Stefan Zweig
Stefani
Stefanie
Stefany
Steff
Steffens
Steffi

Literary usage of Steatornis

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"In comparing the skeleton of Steatornis with our kingfisher (a specimen of which I had sent him), Parker says "In a New-World Kingfisher (Ceryle ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"in Steatornis sends forwards a spike in front of the ear-shaped fore lobe of the ... 4, 5) of Steatornis are, as I *Ve said, only half as large as the wings ..."

3. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"By placing the above-mentioned facts in a tabular form, the comparison between Steatornis and its allies will be more clearly seen. ..."

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