Definition of Genus Numida

1. Noun. Guinea fowl.

Exact synonyms: Numida
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Numididae, Numidinae, Subfamily Numididae, Subfamily Numidinae
Member holonyms: Guinea, Guinea Fowl, Numida Meleagris

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Numida

genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis
genus Notoryctus
genus Notropis
genus Nucifraga
genus Numenius
genus Numida (current term)
genus Nuphar
genus Nuytsia
genus Nyctaginia
genus Nyctereutes
genus Nycticebus
genus Nycticorax
genus Nyctimene
genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus
genus Nypa
genus Nyssa
genus Oceanites

Literary usage of Genus Numida

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

1. The natural history of gallinaceous birds by William Jardine, Andrew Crichton (1834)
"THE last form which we have to describe in this Family is the Guinea Fowl, as they are generally termed, constituting the genus Numida of Lin- ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... the genus Oallas; the genus Lophophorus ; and the genus Numida. Cuvier makes his Paons consist of the true Peacocks (Pavo, Linn. ..."

3. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1850)
"... but among different genera; and the cross-breeds have been prolific in both cases."* For instance, the Guinea-fowl, which belongs to the genus Numida ..."

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