Definition of Genus Dacelo

1. Noun. Australasian kingfishers.

Exact synonyms: Dacelo
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Alcedinidae, Family Alcedinidae
Member holonyms: Dacelo Gigas, Kookaburra, Laughing Jackass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dacelo

genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus
genus Cypripedium
genus Cyrilla
genus Cyrtomium
genus Cystophora
genus Cystopteris
genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo (current term)
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus
genus Danaea

Literary usage of Genus Dacelo

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1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"E. Genus DACELO. The members of the genus Dacelo comprise the largest species of the great family of the ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"It is from this division that M. Leach has made his genus DACELO. NB In several of the fig. Enl. the beaks are not sufficiently inflated. ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... Kingfishers are seen in Alcedo ispida and A. gigantea, "the last of which has been made into the genus Dacelo. It will nevertheless be found that from ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"... from which they differ principally in the broader and stouter bill. The genus dacelo (Leach) is found in Australia and New Guinea; ..."

5. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1882)
"S about 15 species, those of the genus Dacelo—generally known as "Laughing Jackasses," from their peculiar cry—being of large size and peculiar to the ..."

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