What is another word for lagopus?

Pronunciation: [lˈaɡɒpəs] (IPA)

Lagopus is a scientific name given to a bird species commonly known as the ptarmigan. It is a type of grouse that lives in the tundra and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Asia, and North America. There are several synonyms for the word Lagopus, including snow chicken, snow grouse, rock ptarmigan, and willow grouse. The ptarmigan is well adapted to its environment, with feathers that change color from brown to white in winter. They are popular among hunters and are also studied for their adaptation to cold environments. Despite the changing ecological conditions, the Lagopus species has shown remarkable resilience and continues to thrive in its natural habitat.

Synonyms for Lagopus:

What are the hypernyms for Lagopus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Lagopus?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for lagopus (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Lagopus?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Lagopus?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for lagopus (as nouns)

Usage examples for Lagopus

156. lagopus Tibetanus, i.
"Himalayan Journals V2."
J. D. Hooker
The whole genus lagopus is a distinctly Arctic one, and there can be no doubt that the British Grouse belongs to the northern migration, just like the Arctic Hare.
"The History of the European Fauna"
R. F. Scharff
433 lagopus hyperboreus, i.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II"
A.E. Nordenskieold

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