Definition of Genus Aepyornis

1. Noun. Type genus of the Aepyornidae: elephant birds.

Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Aepyornidae, Family Aepyornidae
Member holonyms: Aepyornis, Elephant Bird

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aepyornis

genus Addax
genus Adelges
genus Adenanthera
genus Adenium
genus Adenota
genus Adiantum
genus Adlumia
genus Adonis
genus Aedes
genus Aegiceras
genus Aegilops
genus Aegypius
genus Aegyptopithecus
genus Aeonium
genus Aepyceros
genus Aepyornis (current term)
genus Aerides
genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus
genus Aframomum
genus Afrocarpus
genus Afropavo
genus Agalinis
genus Agama
genus Agapanthus

Literary usage of Genus Aepyornis

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"A small collection of remains of the extinct birds of the genus Aepyornis, obtained from central Madagascar, has been sent to England ..."

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