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Definition of the noun Agelastes

What does Agelastes mean as a name of something?

Agelastes is a genus of Numididae, described by Bonaparte in 1850.

Phrases with Agelastes

Phrases starting with the word Agelastes:

  1. Agelastes niger
  2. Agelastes meleagrides

Phrases ending with the word Agelastes:

  1. genus Agelastes
  2. Goniodes Agelastes
  3. Amyrsidea Agelastes
  4. Argimenopon Agelastes
  5. Species Amyrsidea Agelastes
  6. Species Argimenopon Agelastes

Other phrases containing the word Agelastes:

  1. species Agelastes niger
  2. species Agelastes meleagrides

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agelastes

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (2017)

by Michael A. Mares

Agelastes and Guttera species are found in dense forests, woodlands, and scrub, usually in areas of higher rainfall. The helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) ranges throughout open country of central and southern Africa, from forest ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Agelastes Gr. agelastos sullen, grave (cf. GR.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

and the turkey-like guinea (Agelastes meleagrides) are peculiar in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

Birds White- breasted guinea fowl (Agelastes meleagndes). Bannerman's turaco (Tauraco bannermani) ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

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

and the turkey guinpa-fowl (Agelastes melca grides) . both of the coast of equatorial West. Africa ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

There is the interesting white-necked guineafowl, Agelastes (which is found on the Gold Coast and elsewhere west of the lower Niger); there is one peculiar species of eagle owl (Bubo lettii) and a very handsome sparrow-hawk (Accipiter ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

Ithaginis, the blood-pheasants; Meleogris, the turkeys of America; and Numida, Guttera, Acryllium, Agelastes, and Phasidus, genera of African guinea-fowls. These genera are by Elliot grouped in no fewer than eight subfamilies— Parominae, ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

pheasants; Gallus, the domestic cock and hen, descended from the jungle-fowl ; Ithaginis, the blood-pheasants; Meleogris, the turkeys of America; and Numida, Guttera, Acryllium, Agelastes, and Phasidus, genera of African guinea-fowls.

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Scrabble value of A1G2E1L1A1S1T1E1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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