Definition of Genus Melopsittacus

1. Noun. A genus of Psittacidae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melopsittacus

genus Melanotis
genus Melastoma
genus Meleagris
genus Meles
genus Melia
genus Melicocca
genus Melicoccus
genus Melicytus
genus Melilotus
genus Melissa
genus Mellivora
genus Melocactus
genus Melogale
genus Melolontha
genus Melophagus
genus Melopsittacus (current term)
genus Melospiza
genus Melursus
genus Menippe
genus Meniscium
genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia
genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria

Literary usage of Genus Melopsittacus

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

1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus MELOPSITTACUS. Generic characters. Bill moderate; culmen arched; tomia descending at the base, then ascending and curving downwards to the tip ..."

2. Excelsior by James Hamilton (1854)
"A pleasant and peculiar kind, called the warbling grass- parrakeet, forms of itself the genus Melopsittacus, species undulatus, pre-eminent among many fair ..."

3. Bulletin by United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution (1916)
"... covered (overlaid) by feathers of the cheeks, this genus presenta a remarkable general resemblance to the Australian genus Melopsittacus (Subfamily ..."

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