genus Casmerodius

noun
a white egrets
Syn: ↑Casmerodius
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae
Member Meronyms: ↑great white heron, ↑Casmerodius albus

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  • Casmerodius — n. a genus of white egrets. Syn: genus {Casmerodius}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Casmerodius — noun a white egrets • Syn: ↑genus Casmerodius • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Casmerodius albus — noun widely distributed Old World white egret • Syn: ↑great white heron • Hypernyms: ↑egret • Member Holonyms: ↑Casmerodius, ↑genus Casmerodius, ↑Egretta, ↑genus Egretta …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Egretta — noun small Old and New World herons • Syn: ↑Egretta • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • great white heron — noun 1. a common egret of the genus Egretta found in America; it is a variety of the Old World white egret Casmerodius albus • Syn: ↑American egret, ↑Egretta albus • Hypernyms: ↑egret • Member Holonyms: ↑Egretta, ↑genus Egretta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Egret — For the similar Australasian species, see Eastern Great Egret. For the short story by Sarah Orne Jewett, see A White Heron. Great Egret Adult in nonbreeding plumage Conserva …   Wikipedia

  • Ardeidae — noun herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns • Syn: ↑family Ardeidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ciconiiformes, ↑order Ciconiiformes • Membe …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Ardeidae — noun herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns • Syn: ↑Ardeidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Ciconiiformes, ↑order Ciconiiformes • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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