genus Numenius


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Noun1.genus Numenius - curlewsgenus Numenius - curlews        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
curlew - large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill