Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In ornithology:
  • A genus of birds of the family Campophagidæ, of which the type is L. terat, containing numerous species (about 25) ranging from Mauritius through India to Australia and Oceanica.
  • A genus of thrushes (same as Copsichus, 1), the type being Turdus mindanensis.
  • In entomology, a genus of dipterous insects of the family Muscidæ.

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