Definition of Totanus

1. a bird [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Totanus

totalize
totalized
totalizer
totalizers
totalizes
totalizing
totalled
totalling
totally
totally disconnected
totally intrathoracic stomach
totally ordered set
totally ordered sets
totalness
totals
totanus (current term)
totanuses
totaquine
totaquines
totara
totaras
tote
tote bag
tote bags
tote board
tote boards
tote mism
tote up
toteable
totear

Literary usage of Totanus

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1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"totanus stagnatilis (not of Bechstein) GAY, Faun. Chil., Zool., 1847, 422. ... (Xev name for totanus Bechstein; see Richmond, Proc. US Nat. ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1868)
"They are good swimmers, but are not, webbed at the base, in totanus they are completely however, often seen swimming ; they frequent numerous flocks in ..."

3. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"totanus hypoleucos. totanus, Bechstein^.—Beak longer than the head, straight, or very slightly re-curved, soft at the base, hard, solid, and cutting at the ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(3) totanus, CUV.(4) The beak of these birds is slender, round, pointed and solid; ... (4) Totano, the Venetian name of a Limosa or totanus. ..."

5. The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. by William Jardine (1842)
"totanus ochro- pus, Temm., etc.—Chevalier cul blanc, Temm The Green, Sandpiper of ... The birds belonging to the genus totanus which we have described, ..."

6. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... us here to notice one or two, which may convey to the reader a general impression of the contour of the group when added to the marsh sandpiper (totanus ..."

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