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    • the kind genus of this Coraciidae.
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coracias definition

  • noun:
    • the kind genus of this Coraciidae.
    • An Aristotelian title of some bird described as becoming like a crow and red-billed: either the red-legged chough, Pyrrhocorax graculus, or even the alpine, P. alpinus.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In modern-day ornithology: identical to Coracia. Vieillot, 1816. The typical genus for the family Coraciid√¶, containing the genuine rollers, particularly Coracias garrula of European countries and Africa, and other types, not about crows, nor also of the same order of birds. See roller.
    • type genus for the Coraciidae
    • the sort genus of this Coraciidae.
    • An Aristotelian name of some bird described as becoming like a crow and red-billed: either the red-legged chough, Pyrrhocorax graculus, or the alpine, P. alpinus.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] In modern-day ornithology: identical to Coracia. Vieillot, 1816. The typical genus of the household Coraciid√¶, containing the real rollers, such as Coracias garrula of European countries and Africa, and other types, perhaps not regarding crows, nor also of the identical purchase of birds. See roller.
    • kind genus associated with Coraciidae
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