from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The typical and only genus of birds of the family Cinclidæ or water-ouzels. The European species is C. aquaticus; the North American is C. mexicanus. Bechstein, 1802. See cut under
- noun A name given by G. R. Gray (after Moehring, 1752) to a genus of wading birds, the turnstones, usually called
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun the type genus of the bird family
Cinclidae. It includes the water ouzels Cinclus aquaticusof Europe and Cinclus mexicanusof western North America.
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- noun type genus of the family Cinclidae
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