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Definitions and Synonyms of genus himantopus | Another word for genus himantopus | What is genus himantopus?

Definition 1: major one of two genera of stilts; similar to avocets but with straight bills - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for genus himantopus in the sense of this definition

(genus himantopus is a kind of ...) a genus of birds

(genus himantopus is a member of ...) long-legged three-toed black-and-white wading bird of inland ponds and marshes or brackish lagoons

(genus himantopus is a member of ...) stilt of southwestern United States to northern South America having black plumage extending from the head down the back of the neck

(genus himantopus is a member of ...) stilt of Europe and Africa and Asia having mostly white plumage but with black wings

(genus himantopus is a member of ...) stilt of the southwest Pacific including Australia and New Zealand having mostly white plumage but with black wings and nape of neck

(genus himantopus is a member of ...) blackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt

(... is a member of genus himantopus) shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews

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