genus Philomachus


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Philomachus - ruffsgenus Philomachus - ruffs          
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae - sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers
Philomachus pugnax, ruff - common Eurasian sandpiper; the male has an erectile neck ruff in breeding season