genus Charadrius


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Noun1.genus Charadrius - type genus of the Charadriidae: ploversgenus Charadrius - type genus of the Charadriidae: plovers
bird genus - a genus of birds
Charadrius melodus, piping plover - small plover of eastern North America
Charadrius vociferus, kildeer, killdeer, killdeer plover - American plover of inland waters and fields having a distinctive cry
Charadrius morinellus, dotrel, dotterel, Eudromias morinellus - rare plover of upland areas of Eurasia