from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the type genus of the bird family Cinclidae. It includes the water ouzels Cinclus aquaticus of Europe and Cinclus mexicanus of western North America.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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 Cinclidæ:
- n. A name given by G. R. Gray (after Moehring, 1752) to a genus of wading birds, the turnstones, usually called Strepsilas (which see).
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- n. type genus of the family Cinclidae
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