Definition of Genus perisoreus

1. Noun. Canada jays.

Exact synonyms: Perisoreus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Garrulinae, Subfamily Garrulinae
Member holonyms: Camp Robber, Canada Jay, Gray Jay, Grey Jay, Perisoreus Canadensis, Whisker Jack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Perisoreus

genus Pennisetum
genus Penstemon
genus Peperomia
genus Perca
genus Percina
genus Perdix
genus Pereskia
genus Pericallis
genus Peridinium
genus Perilla
genus Periophthalmus
genus Peripatopsis
genus Peripatus
genus Periplaneta
genus Periploca
genus Perisoreus
genus Peristedion
genus Pernis
genus Perodicticus
genus Perognathus
genus Peromyscus
genus Peronospora
genus Persea
genus Persoonia
genus Pertusaria
genus Petasites
genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale

Literary usage of Genus perisoreus

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

1. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"genus perisoreus: OREGON JAY. Oregon Jay: Perisoreus obscurus obscurus. ... The name of the genus (perisoreus) given them is from the Greek word meaning, ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"genus perisoreus. Perisoreus BONAPARTE, Saggio Dist. Metod. Anini. Vertebr., 1831, 43. 3 species, 2 of them congeneric and 1 ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1896)
"... is made to the fact that the genus Perisoreus is even more characteristic (as regards number of species) of the northern parts of North America. ..."

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