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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of American ground-doves, typical of the subfamily Zenaidinæ, containing such species as the West Indian Z. amabilis.

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Examples

  • Other birds that utilize this ecoregion are yellow-crowned night-heron (Nyctanassa violacea), neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus), yucatan parrot (Amazona xantholora), Yucatán bobwhite (Colinus nigrogularis), and zenaida dove (Zenaida aurita).

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