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Alcedininae

Definition of the noun Alcedininae

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Alcedininae is a subfamily of Alcedinidae.

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Google previewAvian survivors (2011)

The History and Biogeography of Palearctic Birds by Clive Finlayson

The Alcedininae is the ancestral kingfisher group. These are largely Afro-Asian with few species in Australia. The Daceloninae are also Afro-Asian but also include most of the Australian and Pacific endemics. Finally, the New World species ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Alcedininae and Daceloninae. Sometimes called Halcyonidae. Also Alcedidae. Alcedininae (al'sé-di-ni"né), n. pl . [NL., & Alcedo (Alcedin-) + -ina...] A subfamily of Alcedinida, embracing the piscivorous ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

and subfamily Alcedininae, of which the type is C. rudis of Africa and Europe. The species are, however, mostly American, and are such as the common belted ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

These one hundred and twenty-five species Mr Sharpe groups in nineteen genera, and divides into two Sub-families, Alcedininae and Daceloninae,” the one containing five and the other fourteen genera. With existing materials perhaps no ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The family is divided into two subfamilies, Alcedininae and Daceloninae. Sometimes called...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

sub-family Alcedininae (q.v.). The bill is long, very straight, cylindrical, the sides widened, the base more or Iess depressed. Halcyon leucocephalus is found in India. B. As adjective: 1. Pertaining or belonging to the halcyon or kingfisher.

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

The family is divided into two subfamilies, Alcedininae and Daceloninae. Sometimes called Halcyonidae. Also Alcedidae. [NL., K. AlAlcedininae (al'sé-di- ni"né), m. pl. cedo (Alcedin-) + -ina..] A subfamily of Alcedinidae, embracing the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter

There are three subfamilies, Alcedininae, or True Kingfishers, Daceloninae, and Gallulinae, or Jacamars.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

The family is divided into two subfamilies, Alcedininae and Daceloninae. Sometimes called Halcyonidae. Also Alcedidae. Alcedininae (al'sé-di-ni"né), ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1899)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

A subfamily of Alcedinidae, taking name from the genus Halcyon, and containing the insectivorousand reptilivorous kingfishers, as distinguished from the Alcedininae, which are piscivorous: synonymous with Daceloninae. halcyonine ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1884)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

sub-family Alcedininae (q.v.). The bill is long, very straight, cylindrical, the sides widened, the base more or less depressed. Halcyon leuco- cephuUus is found in India.

Google previewAmerican encyclopedic dictionary (1897)

by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage

alcedininae 127 alcohol &l-9&-d'n-l -XL8B, s. pi. [The* typical sub-family. or, wore, wolf, w5rk, whd, s6n; mute, cub, cure, unite, cur, ...

Google previewAmerican Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1896)

A genus, of Alcedinidae, sometimes called Halcyonidae £: sub-family Alcedininae (q.v.). , The billis long, very straight, cylindrical, the sides widened, the base more or less depressed. Halcyon leucocephalus is found in India. B. As adjective: ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3E1D2I1N1I1N1A1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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