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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. type genus of the Alcedinidae;
[syn: Alcedo, genus Alcedo]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alcedo \Al*ce"do\, n. [L., equiv. to Gr. ?. See Halcyon.] (Zool.) A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Alcedo n 1: type genus of the Alcedinidae [syn: Alcedo, genus Alcedo]