Definition of Genus Circaetus
1. Noun. Harrier eagles.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Accipitridae, Family Accipitridae
Member holonyms: Harrier Eagle, Short-toed Eagle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Circaetus
Literary usage of Genus Circaetus
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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The species of the genus CIRCAETUS, Vieillot, Are in a manner intermediate between the Fisher-Eagles, the Ospreys and the Buzzards. ..."
2. Prodromus Faunæ Zeylanicæ: Being Contributions to the Zoology of Ceylon by Edward Frederic Kelaart, George Gardner, Walter Elliot, Edward Blyth, Edgar Leopold Layard (1852)
"GENUS. CIRCAETUS. Vieill. Bill moderate, culmen at the base straight, and much curved to the tip, which is hooked and acute, the lateral margins festooned; ..."