Definitions

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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Examples

  • (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.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

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