genus Charadrius

genus Charadrius
noun
type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers
Syn: ↑Charadrius
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Charadriidae, ↑family Charadriidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Charadrius — Killdeer Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Charadrius — n. the type genus of the Charadriidae; the plovers. Syn: genus {Charadrius}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charadrius — noun type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers • Syn: ↑genus Charadrius • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadriidae, ↑family Charadriidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charadrius apricarius — Golden Gold en (g[=o]ld n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of gold; consisting of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charadrius dominicus — Golden Gold en (g[=o]ld n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of gold; consisting of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charadrius pluvialis — Golden Gold en (g[=o]ld n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Made of gold; consisting of gold. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charadrius melodus — noun small plover of eastern North America • Syn: ↑piping plover • Hypernyms: ↑plover • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadrius, ↑genus Charadrius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charadrius morinellus — noun rare plover of upland areas of Eurasia • Syn: ↑dotterel, ↑dotrel, ↑Eudromias morinellus • Hypernyms: ↑plover • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadrius, ↑genus Charadrius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charadrius vociferus — noun American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry • Syn: ↑killdeer, ↑kildeer, ↑killdeer plover • Hypernyms: ↑plover • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadrius, ↑genus Charadrius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charadrius —       bird genus of the family Charadriidae, including certain species known as killdeer and plover (qq.v.). * * * …   Universalium

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