What does alcedo mean?

alcedo meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of perching wild birds including the European kingfisher Alcedo ispida See Halcyon

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  • kind genus for the Alcedinidae
  • A genus of perching birds, like the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.

Sentence Examples with the word alcedo

The association of Alcedo with the other two is no doubt a 'misplacement, but the alliance of Buceros to Upupa, already suggested by Gould and Blyth in 1838 4 (Mag.

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