Definition of Agriocharis
1. Noun. A genus of birds of the family Meleagrididae including the ocellated turkey.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Meleagrididae, Meleagrididae
Member holonyms: Agriocharis Ocellata, Ocellated Turkey
Lexicographical Neighbors of Agriocharis
Literary usage of Agriocharis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"A pair of ocellated turkeys, agriocharis ocellata (Curv.), just acquiring adult plumage and coloring is perhaps the rarest species in the entire collection. ..."
2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"... This distinctively American family contains only two species, the Yucatan Turkey (agriocharis ..."
3. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1897)
"A new generic term, " agriocharis," is proposed for the Ocellated Turkey, Meleagris ocellata (for which we do not see the necessity !). ..."