Definition of Buceros

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Bucerotidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Buceros
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Bucerotidae, Family Bucerotidae



Definition of Buceros

1. n. A genus of large perching birds; the hornbills.

Medical Definition of Buceros

1. A genus of large perching birds; the hornbills. Origin: Gr. Horned like an ox; ox + horn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buceros

buccolingual relation
buccolingually
buccomesial
bucconasal membrane
bucconeural duct
buccopharyngeal
buccopharyngeal fascia
buccopharyngeal membrane
buccopharyngeal part of superior pharyngeal constrictor
buccopulpal
buccoversion
buccula
bucellas
bucentaur
bucentaurs
buceros (current term)
bucheron
buchiid
buchiids
buchikamashi
bucholzite
buchu
buchus
buchwaldite
buck
buck's-horn
buck's night
buck's party
buck-and-wing
buck-basket

Literary usage of Buceros

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

1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1892)
"As in B. rhinoceros $ silvestri» $>, p. 354. 1. buceros rhinoceros. ... buceros rhinoceros, Linn. .VN ip 153 (1766); Forêt. Ind. Zoo!. p. 69 (1787). p. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"It is the buceros, Lin. The Hornbills are large birds of Africa and India, whose enormous ... buceros."

3. The Natural History of the Birds of Western Africa. by William Swainson, Andrew Crichton (1837)
"Above varied with black and white; beneath white ; bill red, simple, or without any protuberance. buceros ..."

4. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum, Frederic Moore, Thomas Horsfield (1858)
"614 Comatus, Baffles, buceros 594 Concolor, Sykes, Cinnyris 733 Concretus, ... 525 Raffles, Lamus 575 Bodd., buceros 588 Corone, Lian., Corvus 553 Shaw, ..."

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