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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 previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

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. Les ceyr of ...

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 previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

ALCEDO (Or.) a genus of animals; Class Aves, Order Picac. Generic Characters. Bill triangular.—Tongue Fleshy.— Feet (in most) gressorial. Species . The principal species are—Alcedo gigantea, in French le plus grand Martin Pecheur, Giant ...

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 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 previewThe Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge-- (1842)

by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

ALCEDO, ANTONIO DE. Less is known than could be desired of ...

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 KING s-Fish ER, in ornithology, a genus of the order of picae. The alcedo has a long, strait, thick, triangular bill; with a fleshy, plain, short, ...

Google previewTreasury of Natural History; Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology ... (1872)

by Samuel Maunder

{Alcedo Smtjrnewtix). Size of the misscl- thrueh. A most brilliantly coloured bird; the bright blue of the wings yielding in lustre to none of the feathered tribes. Native of the hotter ports of both Africa and Asia — • Sacre» KisonsnE». {A leerlo »acra ...

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

by Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.)

Alcedo is PIDA. mon king's-fisher. Alcedo CANCRAPHAGA. crab-eating king's- fisher. Alche MILLA. Ladies-mantle. In Botany, the name of a genus of plants. Alch EMY (al, Arab. and Žngzz, Gr.) That branch of Chemistry, The great The comThe ...

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River Kingfisher (Alcedo taprobana)

At North Bengal University campus

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3E1D2O1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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