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Definition of the noun Alector

What does Alector mean as a name of something?

Alector is a genus of Cepheidae, described by Gistl in 1848.

Alector is a genus of Phasianidae, described by Gray in 1855.

Alector is a genus of Aves, described by Merrem in 1786.

Alector is a genus of Cracidae, described by Oken in 1817.

Alector is a genus of Cracidae, described by Oken in 1817.

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Alector (Gr. Ἀλέκτωρ, gen.

Phrases with Alector

Phrases ending with the word Alector:

  1. Crax alector
  2. Elusa Alector
  3. Genus Alector
  4. Cremna Alector
  5. Parides Alector
  6. Crinodes Alector
  7. Echenais Alector
  8. Astraptes alector
  9. Subspecies Alector
  10. Crax Alector Alector
  11. species Crax alector
  12. Species Cremna Alector
  13. species Astraptes alector

Other phrases containing the word Alector:

  1. Astraptes alector hopfferi
  2. subspecies Astraptes alector hopfferi

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alector

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

— aleatory refers to the present or future while fortuitous is more about past events an alector is a person who is unable to sleep (from Homer's Odyssey) malt vinegar can ...

Google previewThe animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization (1831)

by Georges Cuvier (baron), Pierre André Latreille

Alector is the Greek name of the Cock. There is a singular conformation in the trachea of several 344 aves.

Google previewThe Encyclop Dic Dictionary (1901)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [ CURAssow.] cråy, craier, crāy-er, s. [0. Fr. craier.] [CRARE.] A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel. "A miracle it was to see them grown To ships, and barks, with £ bulks, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [ CURAssow.] cräy, craier, crāy-er, s. [O. Fr. craier.] [CRARE. A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel. “A miracle it was to see them grown To ships, and barks, with gallies, ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [ CURAssow.j Crây, craier, crây'—ér, s. [O. Fr. crater.] [CRARE.] A kind of slow- sailing coasting vessel. "A miracle it was to see them grown To ships, and barks, with gallies, ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [ CURAssow.] cråy, _craier, crāy-er, s. [Old Fr. craier.] [CRARE.] A kind of slow- sailing coasting vessel. “A miracle it was to see them grown To ships, and barks, with gallies, ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New and Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [ Curassow.] Cray, crater, craV-er, ». [О. Fr. craier.] [Crare.] A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel. "A miracle It was to see them grown To ships, and t-arks, with gallic«, ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [Cr/ RAssow.] cray, crater, cray'-e"r, «. [Old Fr. craier.1 [Cbabe.] A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel. " A miracle It was to see them grown To ships, and barks, with gallies, ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopædic Dictionary (1897)

by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [Curassow.] cray, craler, cray'-Sr, *. [Old Fr. craier.] [Crare.] A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel.

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

Crair alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [CURAssow.] cråy, craier, crāy-&r, s. [Old Fr. craier.] ...

Google previewThe Imperial Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1901)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use. Comprising a General Encyclopaedia of Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Compendious Dictionary of Universal Biography, Etc by Robert Hunter

Crax alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Lrazil. [Curassow.] cray, craier, cray'-e"r, *. [Old Fr. craier.] [Crare.] A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel.

Google previewThe American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

by Charles Morris

Craa: alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [CUB..\ HSOW.] criy, craisr, cri '—er, s. [Old Fr. craier.] [CEABEJ A kind of s ow-sailing coasting vessel. " A miracle it was to see them rown To ships, and barks, with ga lies, ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1897)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley

Cram alector is the Common or Crested Curassow of Mexico and Brazil. [ Cuaassow.] [O. Fr. craier.] [CRABI-3.] A kind of slow-sailing coasting vessel. “ A miracle it was to see them grown To ships, and barks, with gallies, bulks, and Cfllg/es.

Google previewA new and general biographical dictionary (1761)

by New and general biographical dictionary

Alector, ou le coq, histoire fabuleuse, traduite en prose Françoise1 d'un fragment Grec. Alector, or thé Cock, a fabulous History, translated into French Prose from a Greek Fragment. 14. La Republique d'Utopie, œuvre grandement utile, ...

Google previewEtymologicon magnum, or Universal etymological dictionary, on a new plan [By W. Whiter]. (1800)

by Walter Whiter

Alector, quasi ) fr, » Galector. J Ceiliog. (Welsh.) Caolach. (Gal.) Gall. (Ir.) &c. &c. Kelash. (Pers.) Glides. (Ar.) The cock crowing Geld. (Eng.) GflM'. Priests of Cybele, quasi, Gelt Gallos. (Gr.) An Eunuch. Kelor. (Gr.) A son — an Eunuch. Caillam.

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