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Definition of the noun alcedo
What does alcedo mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- type genus of the Alcedinidae
Phrases with Alcedo
Phrases starting with the word Alcedo:
- Alcedo nais
- Alcedo Rudis
- Alcedo Alcyon
- alcedo atthis
- Alcedo azurea
- Alcedo pusilla
- Alcedo cristata
- Alcedo euryzona
- Alcedo hercules
- Alcedo websteri
- Alcedo argentata
- Alcedo meninting
- Alcedo thomensis
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by Barry Boyce
Aside from Sierra Negra, Alcedo is the oldest and largest of the volcanoes on Isabela, with the caldera measuring about 4 miles by 5 miles across. There are several steaming fumaroles, often used by hikers as a landmark, with the largest of ...
Smashing Logo Design (2011)
The Art of Creating Visual Identities by Gareth Hardy
Alcedo is a genus of the Alcedinadae (river kingfisher) family, and kingfishers are rarely sighted birds. The choice to illustrate the kingfisher character in a modern style helps Alcedo Media to become distinguishable—it's not the type of logo ...
The Annals of America (1829)
From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year 1492, to the Year 1826 by Abiel Holmes
For Ganabara, Alcedo refers to JANEIRO ; and there observes ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
KING'FISHER (Alcedo): ...
by Samuel Orchart Beeton
Alcedo, or Kinofisiihr, Sl-se'-do, a family of birds belonging to the flssirostral tribe of the order Passeres. Charac. Bill long, thick, pointed, and quadrangular ; tongue short, and slightly arrow-shaped at the point ; nostrils at the side of the base of ...
by Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.)
Alcedo. The king's-fisher.
Alcedo ispida. The com-! mon king's-fisher. Alcedo cancraphaga. The crab-eating king's-fisher. Alchemilla.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)
ALCEDO, or the chs-rrsues, in ornithology, a genus os the order of picaz . The alcedo has a long, strait, thick, triangular bill; with a fleshy, plain, short, A flat ...
A Dictionary of Birds (1894)
Alcedo (Kingfisher), Merops (Bee-eater), Upupa ( Hoopoe), Certhia (Tree-Creeper), Trochilus (Humming-bird). Of this multifarious assembly the 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 16th and 21st are now almost unanimously ...
Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Alcedo cristata, see fig. 126. Head crested, pale cobalt-blue barred black; upper parts bright ultramarine blue; throat white, cheeks and under parts rufous. The malachite kingfisher may be recognised by its ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
The alcedo h-w a Ion;.', strait, thick, triangular bill ; with a fleshy, priin, short, flat : on,.s:o. Of this genus there arc a great many species, with one or Othei of. which almost every part of the world is furnished. Most of them frequent rivers, and live ...
by George Crabb
-Alcedo tar uata, in French l'Alatli, Cinereous King-fisher, inha its Martinique.— Alcedo atracapilla, in French le ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
The reader who wishes to obtain more information concerning this State, may consult Herrera, Historia y Description de las Indias, 1730; Alcedo, Aviso Hk- torico, eye. Madrid, 1740 ; Alcedo y Herrera, Compendio Historico de la Provincia y ...
Universal Technological Dictionary, Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers and Illustrated by Plates, Epigrams, Cuts, &c. by George Crabb (1833)
Speeies The principal species are—Alcedo inantea, in French le plus grand lllartin Pecheur, Gianfifing-fisher, inhabits New Holland.—Alcedo tor uata, in French l'Alatli, Cinereous King-fisher, inh its Martinique.— Alcedo atracapilla, in l' rench ...
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb
Alcedo torquata, in French VAlatli, Cinereous King-fisher, inhabits Martinique. — Alcedo atracapilla, in French le Marlin-pecheur a coiffe noir, Blackcapped King- fisher. — Alcedo cancrophaga, in French le Crabier, Crab-eating King-fisher.
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- Belted Kingsfisher (Alcedo Alcyon)
Title: Birds of America
Creator: John James Audubon (1785-1851)
Published: London : J.J. Audubon, 1827-1838.
Contributors: Audubon, Lucy Green Bakewell, 1788-1874. ; Havell, Robert, d. 1832. ; Lizars, W. H. 1788-1859.
Identifier: 598.2 A77.4 V. 1, AUD-Plate-077
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.
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