Definition of Genus Agelaius

1. Noun. Red-winged blackbirds.

Exact synonyms: Agelaius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Icteridae, Icteridae
Member holonyms: Agelaius Phoeniceus, Red-winged Blackbird, Redwing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Agelaius

genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus
genus Aframomum
genus Afrocarpus
genus Afropavo
genus Agalinis
genus Agama
genus Agapanthus
genus Agaricus
genus Agastache
genus Agathis
genus Agave
genus Agdestis
genus Agelaius (current term)
genus Ageratina
genus Ageratum
genus Agkistrodon
genus Aglaomorpha
genus Aglaonema
genus Agonus
genus Agrimonia
genus Agriocharis
genus Agrobacterium
genus Agropyron
genus Agrostemma
genus Agrostis
genus Ailanthus
genus Ailuropoda

Literary usage of Genus Agelaius

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

1. The Birds of Long Island by Jacob P. Giraud (1844)
"genus Agelaius —SWAINSON. MARSH BLACKBIRD. [Bill shorter than the head, robust, conical, straight—ridge of the bill flattened toward the l,ase; ..."

2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... various eastern localities from Ontario and Quebec to South Carolina, Florida, and Cuba. genus Agelaius VIEILLOT. Agelaius VIEILLOT, Analyse, 1816, 33. ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1888)
"... in so far as their skulls seemed to indicate, was fully three or four times as great as the gap which exists between 8. magna and the genus Agelaius. ..."

4. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"Common. Frequents grass fields. Genus Molothrus.—Cow BIRD. 1. M. pecoris— Common Cow Bird. Abundant all over the country. genus Agelaius.—MARSH BLACKBIRD. ..."

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