Definition of Coragyps

1. Noun. A genus of Cathartidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Coragyps
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

Coprinus comatus
Copt
Coptic
Coptic Church
Coptis
Coptis groenlandica
Coptis trifolia groenlandica
Copts
Cor.
Cor Caroli
Cora
Coracias
Coracias garrulus
Coraciidae
Coraciiformes
Coragyps
Coragyps atratus
Coral
Coral Sea
Coral Springs
Coralie
Corallorhiza
Corallorhiza maculata
Corallorhiza striata
Corallorhiza trifida
Coran
Corbett
Corbin
Corbusian
Corbusierian

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); ..."

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