Definition of Genus struthio
1. Noun. Type genus of the Struthionidae: African ostriches.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Struthionidae, Struthionidae
Member holonyms: Ostrich, Struthio Camelus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Struthio
Literary usage of Genus struthio
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1879)
"... the British Museum to the two-toed genus Struthio, I should have not improbably referred all the bones to one species. The tibio-tarsus of Struthio ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Soc., 1867) placed the genus Struthio alone in his first group, in the order (II) Ratitae, while Garrod included all the ostrich-birds, tinamous, screamers, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The genus Struthio forms the type of one group of the Subclass Ratita, ... on each foot,—a character absolutely peculiar to the genus Struthio. ..."