Definition of Casmerodius
1. Noun. A white egrets.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Ardeidae, Family Ardeidae
Member holonyms: Casmerodius Albus, Great White Heron
Lexicographical Neighbors of Casmerodius
Literary usage of Casmerodius
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"California Great Blue Heron. Pac. coast region of US, from Ore. s. mainly in Up. Son. and Trans, zones. 196. *casmerodius ..."
2. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"... L. 1758. white (3-25-04)* great egret, casmerodius albus, L. 1758. Formerly American egret, common egret. white with black wing tips (4-11 -05) whooping ..."
3. The Cayman Islands by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2001)
"The great egret (casmerodius albus) is white and over three feet tall; look for him in ponds as well as mangrove swamps. Snowy egrets (Egretta thula) are ..."