Definition of Genus Oriolus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Oriolidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Oriolidae, Oriolidae
Member holonyms: Golden Oriole, Oriolus Oriolus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oriolus
Literary usage of Genus Oriolus
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1. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"This group, in addition to the true Orioles (genus Oriolus, as now restricted), embraces the genera ..."
2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1877)
"... by the colour of their plumage, which is not, in my They appear only to form sections of the large genus Oriolus, ..."
3. Incidents of Travel in Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"Ind. Orn., vol. i., p. 448). These were very abundant in all parts of the country. Of the genus Oriolus, including under this denomination Icterus and ..."