Definition of Genus colinus
1. Noun. New World quail: the bobwhites.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Phasianidae, Phasianidae
Member holonyms: Bobwhite, Bobwhite Quail, Partridge
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Literary usage of Genus colinus
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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. ..."