from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Sundevall's system of ornithology: A group of birds corresponding to the family Corvidæ of authors in general, and consisting of the crows, jays, and nut-crackers.
  • One of the two series into which he divides the cohort Coccyges, the other being Humilinares. See Zygodactyli.


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