Definition of Genus ortalis

1. Noun. Chachalacas.

Exact synonyms: Ortalis
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cracidae, Family Cracidae
Member holonyms: Chachalaca, Ortilis Vetula Macalli, Texas Chachalaca

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ortalis

genus Orbignya
genus Orchestia
genus Orchis
genus Orcinus
genus Oreamnos
genus Orectolobus
genus Oreopteris
genus Oreortyx
genus Origanum
genus Oriolus
genus Orites
genus Ormosia
genus Ornithogalum
genus Ornithorhynchus
genus Orontium
genus Ortalis
genus Orthilia
genus Orthopristis
genus Orthotomus
genus Orycteropus
genus Oryctolagus
genus Oryx
genus Oryza
genus Oryzomys
genus Oryzopsis
genus Osmanthus
genus Osmerus
genus Osmunda
genus Ostrea
genus Ostrya

Literary usage of Genus ortalis

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1. ... Arrangement of the Families of Mammals. With Analytical Tables by Theodore Gill (1874)
"... the genus Ortalis, each have, outside of this genus, a circle of relationship of their own. 1. Forms reminding of Ortalis lamed. ..."

2. Evolution of the Colors of North American Land Birds by Charles Augustus Keeler (1893)
"genus ortalis. THE CHACHALACAS. Only one species of this genus comes within our limits, and it has the appearance of being a form which has deteriorated ..."

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