cinclus definition

  • noun:
    • the kind genus regarding the bird family members Cinclidae. It offers the water ouzels Cinclus aquaticus of European countries and Cinclus mexicanus of western North America.
    • the standard and only genus of wild birds of this household Cinclidæ or water-ouzels. The European species is C. aquaticus; the united states is C. mexicanus. Bechstein, 1802. See cut under Cinclidæ:
    • A name provided by G. R. Gray (after Moehring, 1752) to a genus of wading wild birds, the turnstones, usually known as Strepsilas (which see).
    • type genus regarding the family members Cinclidae
    • the kind genus associated with bird family Cinclidae. It offers water ouzels Cinclus aquaticus of European countries and Cinclus mexicanus of western North America.
    • The typical and only genus of wild birds of this household Cinclidæ or water-ouzels. The European species is C. aquaticus; the united states is C. mexicanus. Bechstein, 1802. See cut-under Cinclidæ:
    • A name given by G. R. Gray (after Moehring, 1752) to a genus of wading birds, the turnstones, generally known as Strepsilas (which see).
    • type genus associated with the family Cinclidae

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