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Definition of the noun actitis

What does actitis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a genus of Scolopacidae

Phrases with Actitis

Phrases starting with the word Actitis:

  1. Actitis Empusa
  2. actitis macularia
  3. actitis hypoleucos
  4. Actitis macularius

Phrases ending with the word Actitis:

  1. genus actitis
  2. Andrena oraria actitis
  3. Subspecies Andrena Oraria Actitis

Other phrases containing the word Actitis:

  1. Species Actitis Empusa
  2. Species Actitis Macularia
  3. species Actitis macularius

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Actitis

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Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

From genus Actitis Illiger, 1811, sandpiper; Gr. oura tail. Actinodura Gr . aktis, aktinos brightness, splendour; odouros watcher, guardian (cf. “The generic name is derived from the Greek noun actis meaning a ray (feminine), which is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica, or, Dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature (1858)

(Actitis pars., III.) ; Recurvirostra, Linn.

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

['Actitis macularia'], literally (probably) /' characteristically (goes) weeth'/, ASM ['the call of the spotted sandpiper is described ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Rifleman - sea slug (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Its North American counterpart is the similar, but slightly smaller, spotted sandpiper, Actitis macularia. The curlew sandpiper, Calidris ferruginea, nests on the ground in ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1908)

by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, Howard F. Dyson

Spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), commonly called Tip-up or River Snipe. Long-billed curlew (Numenius longirostis). American coot (Fulica americana), or mud ben. Florida gallinule (Gallinula galeata). Virginia rail (Rallus virginianus).

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck

The commonest and best known species of this group in the Eastern United States is the spotted sandpiper or 'tip-up' (Actitis macularia). It is over seven inches long, green-gray above and white below, marked and spotted with black. It is not ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

nebularia, Хайргын ~ Common Sandpiper,Actitis hypoleucos, Шугуйн ~ Wood Sandpiper, T. gloreolo ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

glareola Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Spotted Sandpiper A. macularia Turnstone Arenaria interpret Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor Red-necked Phalarope P.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2010)

by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

Sandpiper, spotted [Actitis macularia] 148 Seahorse [Hippocampus spp.] ...

Google previewWintu Dictionary (1985)

by Harvey Pitkin

Actitis macularia family Motacilladae, Anthus rubescens yudekyudeka to sneak around on tiptoe (yuk) enemy, Indians, lurk, Wintu - English 763.

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

by Edna MacLean

iksriktaayuuq spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

peep A nickname for any sandpiper (Actitis macu- laria), especially the least sandpiper; after the sound this shore bird makes. peep of day Dawn. “'Home, or we'll set you in ...

Google previewIllustrated Bird Dictionary and Note Book (1912)

Water Birds, Game Birds and Birds of Prey by Chester Albert Reed

Actitis nlaculayia. 7% in. Olive-gray above and white below, adultsin summer having the breast and sides boldly spotted with blackish. Almost constantly teeters its body when standing. Note.—A clear peet-weet. Nest.—Of grass on the ground.

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Actitis macularis

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1T1I1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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