Definition of Genus asio

1. Noun. A genus of European owls.

Exact synonyms: Asio
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Strigidae, Strigidae
Member holonyms: Asio Otus, Long-eared Owl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Asio

genus Artemia
genus Artemisia
genus Arthropteris
genus Artocarpus
genus Arum
genus Arundinaria
genus Arundo
genus Arvicola
genus Asarum
genus Ascaphus
genus Ascaridia
genus Ascaris
genus Asclepias
genus Ascophyllum
genus Asimina
genus Asio
genus Aspalathus
genus Asparagus
genus Aspergillus
genus Asperula
genus Asphodeline
genus Asphodelus
genus Aspidelaps
genus Aspidiotus
genus Aspidistra
genus Aspidophoroides
genus Aspis
genus Asplenium
genus Astacus
genus Aster

Literary usage of Genus asio

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... is difficult to apply an English name, as the Subfamily embraces Owls of very different appearance, some of them having ear-tufts, as in the genus Asio, ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... as designated by Gray (1840), and by elimination, Strix aluco Linn. 1758 = S. flammea Linn. 1766. genus asio. Asia BRISSON, Ora., I, 1760, 477. ..."

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