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Definition of the noun alcedo

What does alcedo mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. type genus of the Alcedinidae

Phrases with Alcedo

Phrases starting with the word Alcedo:

  1. Alcedo nais
  2. Alcedo Rudis
  3. Alcedo Alcyon
  4. alcedo atthis
  5. Alcedo azurea
  6. Alcedo pusilla
  7. Alcedo cristata
  8. Alcedo euryzona
  9. Alcedo hercules
  10. Alcedo websteri
  11. Alcedo argentata
  12. Alcedo meninting
  13. Alcedo thomensis

Phrases ending with the word Alcedo:

  1. genus alcedo
  2. Smaris Alcedo
  3. Sparus Alcedo
  4. Coreura Alcedo
  5. Spicara Alcedo
  6. Lycaeides Alcedo
  7. Stiphodon 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 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 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 ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

KING'FISHER (Alcedo): ...

Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of natural history (1871)

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 ...

Google previewA Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences (1825)

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.

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA 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)

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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 ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewLuo 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 ...

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 previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

-Alcedo tar uata, in French l'Alatli, Cinereous King-fisher, inha its Martinique.— Alcedo atracapilla, in French le ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

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 ...

Google previewUniversal 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 ...

Google previewUniversal 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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