• WordNet 3.6
    • n Parus type genus of the family Paridae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n parus The typical genus of Paridæ and Parinæ. The name was formerly applied with little discrimination to all the birds of this family and some others, but is now restricted to titmice congeneric with the marsh-tit of Eu-rope, P. palustris, and the black-capped chickadee of North America, P. atricapillus. The species are numer-ous; among them is.the European P. major. See also cut under chickadee.
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In literature:

Parus caeruleus, protective colouring of.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Bulbul and Parus common, as well as doves and ravens; quails are scarce.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Flect, Mary Pollard, M.E.T., Joe King, Conpay, Eben E. Wood, Parus, Olive, V.I.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XIII, Nov. 28, 1891" by Various
Didn't he tell me he was a goin' ter Parus ter bring home that Judy gal?
"Molly Brown of Kentucky" by Nell Speed

In news:

The black-capped chickadee 's scientific name is Parus atricapillus.
Cameron Parus caught six passes for 115 yards, including two scores, in Castle's 35-21 win over Mater Dei in a battle of unbeatens.
Document Don Parus' PowerPoint Presentation.