Definition of Genus Oriolus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Oriolidae.

Exact synonyms: Oriolus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Oriolidae, Oriolidae
Member holonyms: Golden Oriole, Oriolus Oriolus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oriolus

genus Ophioglossum
genus Ophiophagus
genus Ophisaurus
genus Ophrys
genus Opisthocomus
genus Opuntia
genus Orbignya
genus Orchestia
genus Orchis
genus Orcinus
genus Oreamnos
genus Orectolobus
genus Oreopteris
genus Oreortyx
genus Origanum
genus Oriolus (current term)
genus Orites
genus Ormosia
genus Ornithogalum
genus Ornithorhynchus
genus Orontium
genus Ortalis
genus Orthilia
genus Orthopristis
genus Orthotomus
genus Orycteropus
genus Oryctolagus
genus Oryx
genus Oryza
genus Oryzomys

Literary usage of Genus Oriolus

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

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 ..."

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