Definition of Genus bombycilla

1. Noun. Waxwings.

Exact synonyms: Bombycilla
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Bombycillidae, Family Bombycillidae
Member holonyms: Waxwing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bombycilla

genus Zeus
genus Zigadenus
genus Zingiber
genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera
genus Zoysia
genus Zygnema
genus Zygocactus
genus Zygophyllum
genus bombycilla (current term)
genus ceroxylon
genus gasterosteus
genus lemmus
genus manglietia
genus name
genus raphanus
geo-textile fabric

Literary usage of Genus bombycilla

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

1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"genus bombycilla VIEILLOT. Bombycilla VIEILLOT, Ois. Amer. Sept., I, 1807 (1808), 88. Type, by monotypy, Bombycilla cedrorum VIEILLOT. ..."

2. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"... this family is known, viz. the Wax-Wing (Bombycilla garrula), which, from its occasional visits, is entitled to rank as a British bird. genus bombycilla ..."

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