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Definition of Alcedo

What does Alcedo mean?


  1. type genus of the Alcedinidae

Phrases with Alcedo

Phrases starting with the word Alcedo:

  1. Alcedo nais
  2. alcedo atthis
  3. Alcedo azurea
  4. Alcedo pusilla
  5. Alcedo cristata
  6. Alcedo euryzona
  7. Alcedo hercules
  8. Alcedo websteri
  9. Alcedo argentata
  10. Alcedo meninting
  11. Alcedo thomensis
  12. Alcedo cyanopecta
  13. Alcedo cyanopectus
  14. Alcedo leucogaster
  15. Alcedo vintsioides
  16. Alcedo coerulescens

Phrases ending with the word Alcedo:

  1. genus alcedo
  2. Sarcophaga alcedo
  3. Subspecies Alcedo
  4. Gymnochaeta alcedo

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alcedo

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Google previewA Traveler's Guide to the Galapagos Islands (2004)

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 ...

Google previewA Sketch of the Topography & Statistics of Dacca (1840)

by James Taylor (surgeon.)

Nearly allied to the Alcedo is the Bee-eater, Merops Viridis, which is found in considerable numbers in the district. Like its congener, it inhabits the crevices in the banks of the rivers.

Google previewSmashing 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 ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Alcedo. Alcedo. SitU. Todus. Merops Upupa. Certhia.

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia Of European Birds (2008)

An Essential Guide to Birds of Europe by MobileReference

The family is widespread through Africa, through east and south Asia as far as Australia, with one species, the River Kingfisher or European Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) also appearing in Europe and northern Asia. The origin of the family is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewLondon encyclopaedia; or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature and practical mechanics (1829)

comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge by Thomas Tegg

King-Fisheu, See Alcedo. Kings, Books of, two canonical books of the Old Testament, containing the history of the kings of Israel and Judah from the beginning of the reign of Solomon down to the Babylonish captivity, for the space of near 600 ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia (1829)

or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, comprising a popular view of the present state of knowledge. Illustrated by numerous engravings, a general atlas, and appropriate diagrams by Thomas Curtis

Alcedo ispida. A. afra of Shaw ; maxima. A. alcyon. A. rudis. Gen. 2. Lower mandible embulked. Alcedo Capensis A. atricapilla. A. chlorocephala. A. leucocephala. Gen. 3. Mandible hooked. Alcedo fusca (gigantea of Shaw.) Gen. 4. Lei ceyi of ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1883)

a dictionary of universal knowledge by David Patrick, William Geddie

KINGFISHER (Alcedo), a genus of birds of the order Insessores, and family Hakyonida\ The name King -Crab (Limulus Polyphemus) : a, position of the two smooth eyes ; 6, 6, lateral composite eyea ; c, c, respiratory aper- (Akedo ispida). is ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

Alcedo galbula, or green jacamar, is about the size of a lark. The bill is black, oi a square form, a little incurvated and lharp at the point : the plumage, in general, in the upper part of the body, is of a most brilliant green, glossed with copper and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

See Alcedo, Ornithology Index.

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

Alcedo Cristata, Crested King's-fifher. Plate CCCXCVI. . Anseres. 1. Anas Molli/ stma, Eider Duck. 2. Mergus Serrator, Red-breasted Merganser. 3. Phaeton Æthereus, Common Tropic Bird. 4. P/otus Melanogqster, Black-bellied Darter. 5.

Google previewEncyclopaedia metropolitana (1845)

or Universal dictionary of knowledge ... comprising the twofoldadvantage 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 ...

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