What does cinclus mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cinclus, genus Cinclus(noun)

    type genus of the family Cinclidae


  1. Cinclus(n.)

    the type genus of the bird family Cinclidae. It includes the water ouzels Cinclus aquaticus of Europe and Cinclus mexicanus of western North America.


  1. cinclus

    Dippers are members of the genus Cinclus in the bird family Cinclidae, so-called because of their bobbing or dipping movements. They are unique among passerines for their ability to dive and swim underwater.


  1. cinclus

    Cinclus is a genus of birds that belongs to the family Cinclidae, commonly known as the dippers. They are characterized by their unique nature of diving into streams and rivers in pursuit of their prey – small invertebrates and fish. They are found in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Birds under this genus often possess solid, dark plumage, short tails, and long bodies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinclus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cinclus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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