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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Type genus of the skimmers.

Usage examples (4)
  • Tomkins (1963) wrote of his surprise on learning that Royal terns Thalasseus maximus and Caspian terns Hydroprogne caspia are both capable of skimming behaviour, even though...
  • Describing the Asian azhdarchid Azhdarcho, Nesov (1984) was the first to propose a radically different hypothesis: that these pterosaurs might have behaved like...
  • While azhdarchids may well have been skilled at fast, level flight (as is Rynchops), this lifestyle does not explain the probably proficient terrestrial abilities...
  • Skimmer, Black Rynchops niger 56 for more
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