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

Phrases ending with the word Alcedo:

  1. genus alcedo
  2. Stiphodon Alcedo
  3. Sarcophaga alcedo
  4. Subspecies 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 previewBulletin - United States Geological Survey (1855)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

-1OL2GIC -- 1-RY Alcedo is the lowest of five shield volcanoes on Isabela (Albemarle) Island ...

Google previewChicago Commerce (1917)

by Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry

Alcedo is the first American war vessel to go down in the war. The destroyer Cassin on patrol duty, was torpedoed recently, but it made port safely with the loss of only one man. General Verkhovsky, Russian minister of war, has been granted ...

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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Trochilus,Certbia, Upupa, Glaucopis, Buphaga, Sitta, Oriolus, Coracias, Gracula, Corvus, Paradisea, Ramphastos, Tro- gon, P&ttacus, Crotophaga, Picus, Yunx, Cuculus, Bucoo, Boceros, Alcedo, Merops, Todue. Urber III. The An seres, have a ...

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 (1871)

a dictionary of universal knowledge for the people

KINGFISHER (Alcedo), a genus of birds of the order Insessores, and family Halcyonidce. The name King-Crab [Limvlus Polyphemus) : Copied from IZngllih CfetopaHla. a, position of the two smooth eyes ; ti, 6, lateral composite eyes ; c, c, ...

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 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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Belted Kingsfisher (Alcedo Alcyon)

Title: Birds of America
Creator: John James Audubon (1785-1851)
Date: 1838
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
Format: Picture
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.

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Photo credit: Toronto Public Library Special Collections

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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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