Definition of Genus aramus
1. Noun. Genus of large brown long-billed wading birds found in warm swampy regions of the western hemisphere: courlan; limpkin.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aramus
Literary usage of Genus aramus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1916)
"... resembled A. scolopaceus very closely in the details of its muscular and bony anatomy, and that the genus Aramus, in these respects, was very close to ..."
2. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"... toes cleft, the hinder elevated; wings short, rounded, with falcate 1st primary ; tail short, of 12 broad feathers. 239. Genus ARAMUS Vieillot. ..."
3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... however, considered to form a distinct family. The only genus, Aramus (2 sp.), inhabits the Neotropical region, from Mexico and Cuba to Central Brazil. ..."
4. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1828)
"... it the type of his new genus ARAMUS, which after Tem- minck and other naturalists, we have adopted in the body of our " Genera of North American Birds. ..."