Definition of Genus Acrocephalus

1. Noun. A genus of Sylviidae.

Exact synonyms: Acrocephalus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Sylviidae, Sylviidae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acrocephalus

genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus (current term)
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces
genus Actitis
genus Adalia
genus Adansonia

Literary usage of Genus Acrocephalus

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

1. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum (1858)
"... Esq., September, 1853. d. Tenasserim. From Heifer's Collection. e. Dacca. Presented by Capt. RC Tytler, February, 1854. Genus ACROCEPHALUS, Naum. ..."

2. Provincial Names and Folk Lore of British Birds by Charles Swainson (1885)
"3. Also called Hay bird (West Riding). Because the nest is composed of dried grass, and placed on the ground in thick herbage. Genus ACROCEPHALUS. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"... bier-like character, related to the warblers of the genus Acrocephalus. Seven species are described. ..."

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