Definition of Genus struthio

1. Noun. Type genus of the Struthionidae: African ostriches.

Exact synonyms: Struthio
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Struthionidae, Struthionidae
Member holonyms: Ostrich, Struthio Camelus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Struthio

genus Strekelia
genus Strelitzia
genus Strepera
genus Strepsiceros
genus Streptocarpus
genus Streptococcus
genus Streptomyces
genus Streptopelia
genus Streptosolen
genus Strix
genus Strobilomyces
genus Strombus
genus Strongylodon
genus Strophanthus
genus Stropharia
genus Struthio
genus Struthiomimus
genus Strymon
genus Sturnella
genus Sturnus
genus Stylomecon
genus Stylophorum
genus Styphelia
genus Styracosaurus
genus Styrax
genus Subularia
genus Suillus
genus Suksdorfia
genus Sula
genus Sundacarpus

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. ..."

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