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Definition of the noun larus
What does larus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: Lari
- type genus of the Laridae
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Larus: genus Larus
- more generic term: bird genus = a genus of birds
- member of: family Laridae / Laridae = gull family: gulls and terns
- Larus canus / mew gull / sea mew / mew = the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
- great black-backed gull / black-backed gull / Larus marinus / cob = white gull having a black back and wings
- Larus argentatus / herring gull = large gull of the northern hemisphere
- Larus ridibundus / laughing gull / pewit gull / blackcap / pewit = small black-headed European gull
- Larus a.k.a. Lárus is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Deep.
- Larus a.k.a. Lárus is a fictional character from Thicker Than Water.
- Larus a.k.a. Lárus is a fictional character from the 1994 film Movie Days.
Phrases with Larus
Phrases starting with the word Larus:
- Larus Vero
- larus canus
- Larus genei
- Larus rosea
- Larus vegae
- Larus fuscus
- Larus livens
- Larus roseum
- Larus Roseus
- Larus Rossii
- Larus sabini
- Larus bulleri
- Larus eburnea
- larus marinus
- Larus minutus
- Larus thayeri
- Larus belcheri
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Larus
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Marine Biology (2016)
Biology, Marine biology by CTI Reviews
Larus is a large genus of gulls with worldwide ...
On the Origin of Tepees (2012)
The Evolution of Ideas (and Ourselves) by Jonnie Hughes
The genus Larus is a biological version of a dialect continuum. What we 're seeing here is evolutionary change represented in space rather than time.
Microbiology in Action (1999)
by J. Heritage, E. G. V. Evans, R. A. Killington
that one species that is a rare human pathogen Campylobacter lar is often isolated from seagulls (larus is the Latin name for a gull). Related to the campylobacters is Helicobacter pylori. This is a spiral organism that is now recognised as the ...
Adapted to the Present State of Literature, Science, and Art; on the Basis of Webster's English Dictionary ... Comprising All Words Purely English ... by John Ogilvie
The genus Larus is the type of this family. LARK, n. [Sax. laserc, lauerce; Scot. laverok, laurok ; G. lerche; D. leeuwrik. As the Latin alauda coincides with laudo, Eng. loud, so the first syllable of lark, laf, lau, lave, may coincide with the Dan. lorer, ...
A Supplementary Wordbook to All Leading Dictionaries of the United States and Great Britain by Samuel Fallows
The genus Larus is the type. La rl nie (la-rlnC), n. pi. (Orntth.) A sub-family of birds including the common sea-gull, Larus. See LARID*. Lark (lark), n. [O. Eng. larke, play, from A. Sax. idc, sport, play, or from W. llfrcli, Here, afri.sk, frisking.] ...
by William Baird
The genus Larus is the type of this sub-family, and contains several species. L. gtaucits, the glaucous gull, is one of the largest, attaining a considerable size, and is a native of the most northern regions as well as the coasts of Great Britain.
by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams
shorebird black-bellied plover Pluvialis squatarola shorebird black-necked stilt Himantopus mexicanus shorebird Bonaparte's gull Larus philadelphia shorebird Dunlin Calidris alpina shorebird Caspian tern Sterna caspia shorebird Forster's ...
On the Pacific coast of North America the common gulls are the glaucous-winged gull (Larus glaucescens) , the California gull (Lams californicus) , and the western gull (Larus occi- dentalis), all large birds, 4% feet across the wings. Smaller ...
by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines
For example, Heerman's gulls (Larus heermanni) breed in late winter and then migrate north during the summer nonbreed- ing season. SEE ALSO THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES Birds / Food Webs / Foraging Behavior / Oystercatchers ...
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A seagull getting ready for a soft landing
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Scrabble value of L1A1R1U1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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