genus Nyctanassa

noun
American night herons
Syn: ↑Nyctanassa
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae

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  • 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

  • yellow-crowned night heron — noun North American night heron • Syn: ↑Nyctanassa violacea • Hypernyms: ↑night heron, ↑night raven • Member Holonyms: ↑Nyctanassa, ↑genus Nyctanassa * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

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