Definition of Genus colinus

1. Noun. New World quail: the bobwhites.

Exact synonyms: Colinus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phasianidae, Phasianidae
Member holonyms: Bobwhite, Bobwhite Quail, Partridge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Colinus

genus Cochlearia
genus Cochlearius
genus Cocos
genus Codariocalyx
genus Codiaeum
genus Coeloglossum
genus Coelogyne
genus Coelophysis
genus Coereba
genus Coffea
genus Cola
genus Colaptes
genus Colchicum
genus Coleonyx
genus Coleus
genus Colinus
genus Collinsia
genus Collinsonia
genus Collocalia
genus Colobus
genus Colocasia
genus Coluber
genus Colubrina
genus Columba
genus Columnea
genus Colutea
genus Comandra
genus Comatula
genus Combretum
genus Commelina

Literary usage of Genus colinus

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

1. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"genus colinus LESSON. Colinus LESS. Man. d'Orn. II. 1828, 190. Type, Tetrao virginianus LINN. 289. Colinus virginianus (LINN.). Bob-white. ..."

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