Definition of Dromaius

1. Noun. A genus of birds in the order Casuariiformes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Dromaius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Casuariiformes, Order Casuariiformes
Member holonyms: Dromaius Novaehollandiae, Emu, Emu Novaehollandiae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dromaius

Dreyer
Dreyer's formula
Dreyers
Dreyfus
Dreyfusard
Dreyfusards
Drickamer motif
Drigalski-Conradi agar
Drimys
Drimys winteri
Drina
Drinker respirator
Drixoral
Drogheda
Dromaeosauridae
Dromaius
Dromaius novaehollandiae
Dronten
Dror
Droseraceae
Drosophila
Drosophyllum
Drosophyllum lusitanicum
Drug Enforcement Administration
Drug Enforcement Agency
Drukpa
Drummond
Drummond's sign
Drummond light
Drummond lights

Literary usage of Dromaius

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

1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus dromaius, Vieillot. At least two species of this form inhabit Australia, to which country and Tasmania they are restricted. ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1878)
"dromaius Novae-Hollandiae, Emu. (Specimens exhibited. ... On the Successful Rearing in Scotland of the Emu (dromaius Novie-Hollandi;e). ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1878)
"Aquila chrysaetos, Golden Eagle ; (2.) dromaius ... On the Successful Bearing in Scotland of the Emu (dromaius ..."

4. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"Mr. Hodgson supposes them a mixed race, joined together for predatory purposes. dromaius, a genus of birds belonging to the order Cursores or runners, fam. ..."

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