Definition of Genus Podargus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Podargidae.

Exact synonyms: Podargus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Podargidae, Podargidae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Podargus

genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus
genus Plicatoperipatus
genus Ploceus
genus Plumbago
genus Plumeria
genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus (current term)
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila
genus Pogonia
genus Pogostemon
genus Polanisia
genus Polemonium
genus Polianthes
genus Polioptila
genus Polistes

Literary usage of Genus Podargus

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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... does not accord with the mode of flight of the genus Podargus." Frontage, n. land along a river or creek, of great importance to a station. ..."

2. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus PODARGUS. With no one group of the Australian birds have I had so much difficulty in discriminating the species as the genus Podargus. ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"We have next to consider the birds forming the genus Podargus and those allied to it, whether they be regarded as a distinct family, or as a subfamily ..."

4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"From M. Cuvier's genus Podargus the former group also differs in its general comparatively weaker conformation, holding in this respect an intermediate ..."

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