Definition of Genus calamus

1. Noun. Distinctive often spiny-stemmed palms found as climbers in tropical and subtropical forest.

2. Noun. A genus of Sparidae.
Exact synonyms: Calamus
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sparidae, Sparidae
Member holonyms: Calamus Penna, Sheepshead Porgy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Calamus

genus Cacajao
genus Cacalia
genus Cacatua
genus Cacicus
genus Cadra
genus Caenolestes
genus Caesalpinia
genus Caiman
genus Cairina
genus Cajanus
genus Cakile
genus Caladenia
genus Caladium
genus Calamagrostis
genus Calamintha
genus Calamus
genus Calandrinia
genus Calanthe
genus Calceolaria
genus Calendula
genus Calidris
genus Calla
genus Calliandra
genus Callicebus
genus Callimorpha
genus Callinectes
genus Calliophis
genus Calliphora
genus Callirhoe
genus Callisaurus

Literary usage of Genus calamus

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1. Henrik Krøyer's Publications on Pelagic Marine Copepoda (1838-1849) by Carl C. Damkaer, David M. Damkaer (1979)
"I have found a species of genus Calamus in the Atlantic Ocean at 30° South close to the coast of Brazil and at 42° North out from Finisterre [Spain] ; and I ..."

2. American Food and Game Fishes: A Popular Account of All the Species Found in by David Starr Jordan, Barton Warren Evermann (1902)
"It closely resembles the Northern scup, which it replaces southward. genus calamus SWAINSON The Porgies This genus contains some 12 species, all American, ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"The larger fish are plainly colored, but a small example is marked by irregular dark cross bands. Genus CALAMUS Swainson ..."

4. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1854)
"The Arctic seas therefore seem very favourable to the development of the genus Calamus. The colour had in every specimen completely disappeared. Note. ..."

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