genus Lanius

genus Lanius
noun
type genus of the Laniidae: typical shrikes
Syn: ↑Lanius
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Laniidae, ↑family Laniidae
Member Meronyms: ↑butcherbird, ↑loggerhead shrike, ↑Lanius lucovicianus

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  • Lanius — Taxobox name = Lanius image width = 250px image caption = Great Grey Shrike regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Laniidae genus = Lanius genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758 subdivision ranks = species… …   Wikipedia

  • Lanius — noun type genus of the Laniidae: typical shrikes • Syn: ↑genus Lanius • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Laniidae, ↑family Laniidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lanius borealis — butcher bird utcher bird, butcher bird utcher bird, butcherbird utcherbird . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) any species of shrike of the genus {Lanius}, so called because they impale their prey on thorns. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) large… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lanius excubitor — butcher bird utcher bird, butcher bird utcher bird, butcherbird utcherbird . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) any species of shrike of the genus {Lanius}, so called because they impale their prey on thorns. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) large… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lanius Ludovicianus — butcher bird utcher bird, butcher bird utcher bird, butcherbird utcherbird . 1. (Zo[ o]l.) any species of shrike of the genus {Lanius}, so called because they impale their prey on thorns. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) large… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lanius lucovicianus — noun a common shrike of southeastern United States having black bands around the eyes • Syn: ↑loggerhead shrike • Hypernyms: ↑shrike • Member Holonyms: ↑Lanius, ↑genus Lanius …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lanius excubitor — Shrike Shrike, n. [Akin to Icel. skr[=i]kja a shrieker, the shrike, and E. shriek; cf. AS. scr[=i]c a thrush. See {Shriek}, v. i.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family {Laniid[ae]}, having a strong hooked bill,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Grey Shrike — Nominate subspecies Lanius excubitor excubitor Note Striped Field Mouse (Apodemus agrarius) prey propped up on thorn Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of Bulgaria — The list of Bulgarian birds includes all bird species which have been seen in the country. Birds marked with (W) are species which spend the winter in Bulgaria but do not breed there, birds marked with (V) are vagrant species and birds marked… …   Wikipedia

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