Definition of Centropus

1. Noun. A genus of Cuculidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Centropus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cuculidae, Family Cuculidae
Member holonyms: Coucal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centropus

Centre for International Crime Prevention
Centre of the Universe
Centrelink
Centres for Disease Control
Centriscidae
Centrocercus
Centrocercus urophasianus
Centrocestus
Centrolobium
Centrolobium robustum
Centropistes striata
Centropomidae
Centropomus
Centropristis
Centropristis philadelphica
Centropus
Centropus phasianinus
Centropus sinensis
Centrosema
Centrosema virginianum
Centruroides
Centum
Centunculus
Cephaelis
Cephalanthera
Cephalanthera rubra
Cephalaspida
Cephalobidae
Cephalochordata

Literary usage of Centropus

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

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(3) M. Le Vail hint has already, and very properly, separated from the other Cuckoos the centropus, Illig. Or the Coucals,(3) species of Africa and India, ..."

2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1895)
"centropus philippensis, apud Blyth, ... 78 ; Layard, AMNH (2) xiii, Add. p. xix; Shelley, Cat. BM xix, p. 343. centropus rufipennis, apud Blyth, Cat. p. ..."

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