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.

Exact synonyms: Aramus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Gruiformes, Order Gruiformes

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aramus

genus Apocynum
genus Apodemus
genus Apogon
genus Aporocactus
genus Appendicularia
genus Aptenodytes
genus Apteryx
genus Apus
genus Aquila
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis
genus Arabis
genus Arachis
genus Aralia
genus Aramus
genus Aranea
genus Araneus
genus Araucaria
genus Araujia
genus Arbutus
genus Arca
genus Arcella
genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis

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. ..."

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