Definition of Genus Ara
1. Noun. Macaws.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Psittacidae, Psittacidae
Member holonyms: Macaw
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Literary usage of Genus Ara
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"They belong to the genus Ara, and are natives of the Western Hemisphere. They live on the mainland of America from Mexico to Paraguay, being especially ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... ignorance as to the best mode of classifying Parrots, it would be premature to hazard any guess as to the place occupied in .the Order by the genus Ara. ..."
3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"Some of them are marine, and some are fresh-water fishes. They are mostly tropical ; none are British. To this family belongs the interesting genus Ara- ..."
4. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"He was buried in Westminster Abbey. His works comprise " History of England," " Lays of Ancient Rome," and " Essays." Macaw', large parrots of the genus Ara ..."