Definition of Agriocharis

1. Noun. A genus of birds of the family Meleagrididae including the ocellated turkey.

Exact synonyms: Genus Agriocharis
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Meleagrididae, Meleagrididae
Member holonyms: Agriocharis Ocellata, Ocellated Turkey



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agriocharis

Agnus Dei
Agnus Deis
Agonidae
Agonus
Agonus cataphractus
Agra
Agrabad
Agricola
Agriculture Department
Agriculture Secretary
Agrigento
Agrimonia eupatoria
Agrimonia procera
Agrinio
Agrinion
Agriocharis
Agriocharis ocellata
Agrippa
Agrippina
Agrippina the Elder
Agrippina the Younger
Agrobacterium tumifaciens
Agropyron
Agropyron cristatum
Agropyron intermedium
Agropyron pauciflorum
Agropyron repens
Agropyron smithii
Agropyron subsecundum
Agropyron trachycaulum

Literary usage of Agriocharis

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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 !). ..."

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