Definition of Genus Cariama

1. Noun. The type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama.

Exact synonyms: Cariama
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cariamidae, Family Cariamidae
Member holonyms: Cariama Cristata, Crested Cariama, Seriema

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cariama

genus Capsella
genus Capsicum
genus Caragana
genus Caranx
genus Carcharhinus
genus Carcharias
genus Carcharodon
genus Cardamine
genus Cardium
genus Carduelis
genus Carduus
genus Caretta
genus Carex
genus Cariama (current term)
genus Carica
genus Carissa
genus Carlina
genus Carnegiea
genus Carpenteria
genus Carphophis
genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar

Literary usage of Genus Cariama

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

1. A Year in Brazil: With Notes on the Abolition of Slavery, the Finances of by Hastings Charles Dent (1886)
"... American ornithological fauna, to which belong species of the ancient times, there are two very remarkable and quite special genera : the genus Cariama ..."

2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The genus Cariama (2 sp.), consists of remarkable crested birds inhabiting the mountains and open plains of Brazil and La Plata. ..."

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