Definition of Coragyps
1. Noun. A genus of Cathartidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cathartidae, Family Cathartidae
Member holonyms: Black Vulture, Carrion Crow, Coragyps Atratus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coragyps
Literary usage of Coragyps
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"66; type, Vultur urubu Vieillot), because the type of the former proves to be Vultur aura Linnaeus, and coragyps Geoffroy is therefore the earliest tenable ..."
2. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"... Ictinia); one Caracara (Polyborus); one big Vulture (Sarcoramphus californianus); and two other Vultures (Cathartes aura and coragyps atratus); ..."