Definition of Genus Acridotheres

1. Noun. Mynas.

Exact synonyms: Acridotheres
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sturnidae, Sturnidae
Member holonyms: Acridotheres Tristis, Crested Myna

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acridotheres

genus Accipiter
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres (current term)
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris

Literary usage of Genus Acridotheres

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

1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1889)
"The genus Acridotheres contains the typical Mynas, one of the species being universally distributed over the Empire, and a most familiar bird. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1874)
"... with the skeleton of more than one species of the genus Acridotheres, to which it offers fewer points of union than to Pastor. ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1868)
"Its habits were stated by M. Verreaux's correspondents to resemble those of the genus Acridotheres, its food consisting of locusts, grasshoppers, ..."

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