Definition of Artamus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Artamidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Artamus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Artamidae, Family Artamidae
Member holonyms: Swallow Shrike, Wood Swallow

Lexicographical Neighbors of Artamus

Arrhenius equations
Arrhenius law
Arrhenius plot
Arrhenius theory of dissociation
Arruga's forceps
Art Deco
Art Nouveau
Art Tatum
Artaxerxes I
Artaxerxes II
Artemia salina
Artemia trypsin-like proteinase
Artemis pontica
Artemis spinescens
Artemisia abrotanum
Artemisia absinthium
Artemisia annua
Artemisia californica
Artemisia campestris

Literary usage of Artamus

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus artamus. The members of this singular genus are distributed over ... artamus albiventris, Gould Vol. II. PI. 30. 72. artamus personatus, Gould Vol. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds of the Tropical Islands of the Pacific Ocean by George Robert Gray (1859)
"Garn. Voy. de la Coqu. Zool. ip 344. New Ireland (Port Praslin). artamus ... Rend. 1854, p. 538. New Caledonia (Island of Nu). artamus ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"artamus sórdidas. Description.—Head, neck, and the whole of the body fuliginous grey ; wings dark bluish-black, the external edges of the second, third, ..."

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