HyperDic: genus_egretta

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Egretta:
NOUNanimalgenus Egretta, Egrettasmall Old and New World herons
English > genus Egretta: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningsmall Old and New World herons.
SynonymEgretta
Member ofArdeidae, family Ardeidaeherons
MembersAmerican egret, great white heron, Egretta albusA common egret of the genus Egretta found in America
great white heron, Casmerodius albuswidely distributed Old World white egret
little blue heron, Egretta caeruleasmall bluish-grey heron of the western hemisphere
little egret, Egretta garzettaOld World egret
snowy egret, snowy heron, Egretta thulasmall New World egret
Broaderbird genusA genus of birds
Spanishegretta, genus egretta
Catalanegretta, genus egretta

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