Definition of Aramus

1. Noun. Genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin.

Exact synonyms: Genus Aramus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Gruiformes, Order Gruiformes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aramus

Aralia stipulata
Araliaceae
Aram
Aram Ilich Khachaturian
Aram Kachaturian
Aram Khachaturian
Aramaean
Aramaeans
Aramaic
Aramaic script
Aramaism
Aramaisms
Aramanik
Aramean
Arameans
Aramus
Aramus guarauna
Aramus pictus
Aramæan
Aramæans
Aran
Aran-Duchenne disease
Aran Islands
Aran jumper
Aranadan
Aranea
Aranea diademata
Araneae
Araneida
Aranese

Literary usage of Aramus

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"That the two species of aramus are very much alike in their morphology will, of course, not be questioned; but that these birds are "very close to the true ..."

2. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"Of the two known species, which are nearly allied, one occurs in the Argentine Republic. 382. aramus SCOLOPACEUS (Gm.). (SOUTHERN COURLAN. ..."

3. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1902)
"The remaining feature of difference between aramus and Gru», which is noticeable on the ventral aspect of the skull, concerns the palatines : in ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1876)
"On the Anatomy of aramus scolopaceus. ... seldom that an opportunity occurs for the study of be anatomy of aramus, a form the exact relations of which are ..."

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