Definition of Genus Acinonyx

1. Noun. Cheetahs.

Exact synonyms: Acinonyx
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Felidae, Felidae
Member holonyms: Acinonyx Jubatus, Cheetah, Chetah

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acinonyx

genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx (current term)
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora

Literary usage of Genus Acinonyx

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

1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"Two genera are represented in Africa, the familiar Felis and the aberrant genus, Acinonyx, of which the cheetah is typical. Acinonyx is characterized by its ..."

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