genus Ardea

noun
type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons
Syn: ↑Ardea
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae

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  • Ardea (genus) — Megalornis redirects here. This name was also (invalidly) given to the pseudotooth bird genus Dasornis by Harry Govier Seeley and proposed (but not adopted) for the moa genus Dinornis by Richard Owen. Ardea Pied Heron …   Wikipedia

  • Ardea — noun type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons • Syn: ↑genus Ardea • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ardea candidissima — Heron Her on, n. [OE. heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. hairon, F. h[ e]ron, OHG. heigir; cf. Icel. hegri, Dan. heire, Sw. h[ a]ger, and also G. h[ a]her jay, jackdaw, OHG. hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. reiger heron, G. reiher, AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardea cinerea — Heron Her on, n. [OE. heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. hairon, F. h[ e]ron, OHG. heigir; cf. Icel. hegri, Dan. heire, Sw. h[ a]ger, and also G. h[ a]her jay, jackdaw, OHG. hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. reiger heron, G. reiher, AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardea coerulea — Heron Her on, n. [OE. heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. hairon, F. h[ e]ron, OHG. heigir; cf. Icel. hegri, Dan. heire, Sw. h[ a]ger, and also G. h[ a]her jay, jackdaw, OHG. hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. reiger heron, G. reiher, AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardea herodias — Heron Her on, n. [OE. heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. hairon, F. h[ e]ron, OHG. heigir; cf. Icel. hegri, Dan. heire, Sw. h[ a]ger, and also G. h[ a]her jay, jackdaw, OHG. hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. reiger heron, G. reiher, AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardea virescens — Heron Her on, n. [OE. heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. hairon, F. h[ e]ron, OHG. heigir; cf. Icel. hegri, Dan. heire, Sw. h[ a]ger, and also G. h[ a]her jay, jackdaw, OHG. hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. reiger heron, G. reiher, AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ardea herodius — noun large American heron having bluish grey plumage • Syn: ↑great blue heron • Hypernyms: ↑heron • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardea, ↑genus Ardea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ardea occidentalis — noun large white heron of Florida and the Florida Keys • Syn: ↑great white heron • Hypernyms: ↑heron • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardea, ↑genus Ardea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ardea — The name Ardea may refer to: * a town in the Lazio, Italy. * a genus of herons, see Ardea (genus) …   Wikipedia

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