Definition of Genus Pygoscelis
1. Noun. A genus of Spheniscidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Spheniscidae, Spheniscidae
Member holonyms: Adelie, Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis Adeliae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pygoscelis
Literary usage of Genus Pygoscelis
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1872)
"... and to be referable to the genus Pygoscelis. It forms, with S. minor, an exception to the general rule of coloration among penguins, in that the throat ..."