alector definition

  • noun:
    • Klein's name (1756) for a genus of wild birds of which the typical hen could be the type: a synonym of Gallus (Linnæus).
    • Merrem's title (1786) for wild birds regarding the family Cracidæ, or curassows: a synonym of Crax (Linnæus).
    • [lowercase] The Linnean specific name for a species of curassow, Crax alector.

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