Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ichth.. a genus of sciænoids, having numerous barbels on the lower jaw (whence the name); the drums or drumfish, as P. chromis. See cut under drum, 11 .
  • noun In ornithology, same as Pogonorhynchus.

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Examples

  • In comparison crowned guenon (Cercopithecus pogonias EN), chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes, EN), agile mangabey (Cercocebus agilis), and gray-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) occur only on the right bank.

    Eastern Congolian swamp forests

  • The azaleas succeeded to the anemones, the orchis and trillium followed, then the yellow gerardias and the feathery purple pogonias, and finally the growing gleam of the golden-rods along the wood-side and the red umbels of the tall eupatoriums in the meadow announced the close of summer.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 57, July, 1862

  • The azaleas succeeded to the anemones, the orchis and trillium followed, then the yellow gerardias and the feathery purple pogonias, and finally the growing gleam of the golden-rods along the wood-side and the red umbels of the tall eupatoriums in the meadow announced the close of summer.

    Beauty and the Beast: and Tales of Home

  • The azaleas succeeded to the anemones, the orchis and trillium followed, then the yellow gerardias and the feathery purple pogonias, and finally the growing gleam of the golden-rods along the wood-side and the red umbels of the tall eupatoriums in the meadow announced the close of summer.

    Beauty and the Beast, and Tales of Home

  • Edaphosaurus pogonias Cope; Clepsy drops natalis Cope; Naosaurus claviger Cope;

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

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