from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Phalacrocoracidæ, usually regarded as conterminous with the family.
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- n. type genus: coextensive with the family Phalacrocoracidae
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(phalacrocorax carbo), which some writers have identified with the shalac, is unknown in the eastern Mediterranean; another species is found south of the Red Sea, but none on the west coast of Palestine.