Definition of Genus parus

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Paridae.

Exact synonyms: Parus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Paridae, Paridae
Member holonyms: Chickadee, Parus Bicolor, Tufted Titmouse, Blue Tit, Parus Caeruleus, Tomtit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Parus

genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria
genus Paris
genus Parkia
genus Parkinsonia
genus Parmelia
genus Parochetus
genus Paronychia
genus Parophrys
genus Parrotia
genus Parrotiopsis
genus Parthenium
genus Parthenocissus
genus Parula
genus Parus
genus Paspalum
genus Pastinaca
genus Patella
genus Pavo
genus Pavonia
genus Payena
genus Pecari
genus Pecopteris
genus Pecten
genus Pediculus
genus Pedilanthus

Literary usage of Genus parus

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... the greater part of the year tho various species of the genus Parus associate m family ... to the genus Parus, but in many respects differing from it, ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"genus parus. Parus, Linn., Syst. Nat., i., p. 341 (1766). Type, P. major, Linn. The genus Parus includes not only the True Tits, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"These go to make up the genus Parus of Linnaeus, and with a large number of other ... Akin to the genus Parus, but m many respects differing from it. is ..."

4. An Introduction to the Birds of Great Britain by John Gould (1873)
"They are mostly pert and lively birds, assuming many varied positions while searching for food among the leafy branches of trees and shrubs. Genus PARUS. ..."

5. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"The Titmice (or typical members of the genus Parus), from the increasing strength and ... genus parus, LINN. TITMOUSE. ..."

6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... that the genus Parus, as limited by me, cannot be split into full genera: nevertheless a "subgenus" Cyanistes (among others) is recognized by some ..."

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