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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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Who is Alector?

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. Empria Alector
  6. Parides Alector
  7. Crinodes Alector
  8. Echenais Alector
  9. Astraptes alector
  10. Subspecies Alector
  11. Crax Alector Alector
  12. species Crax alector
  13. Species Cremna Alector
  14. Species Parides Alector
  15. Astraptes Alector Alector
  16. species Astraptes alector

Other phrases containing the word Alector:

  1. Astraptes alector hopfferi
  2. Crax Alector Erythrognatha
  3. subspecies Astraptes alector hopfferi

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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 baron Cuvier

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

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 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 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 previewAmerican Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1896)

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

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 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 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 ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

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 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 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 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 previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

alector Gr. alekto#r domestic fowl, cock; “ Hocco de la Guiane” of Brisson (1760) (Crax). Alectoris Gr. alektoris farmyard fowl, chicken. Alectorops (syn. Phaenicophaeus) Gr. alekto#r fowl, cock; o#ps face.

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

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Crax alector . . Crested curassour . . Idem. 3 ||Phasianus gallus . |Dunghill cock and hen Europe . Delicate. 5 || colchicus . Common pheasant Idem. 3-3 |Numida meleagris : Guinea hen .

Google previewA New and General Biographical Dictionary (1761)

Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, Particularly the British and Irish, from the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Present Period : Wherein Their Remarkable Actions Or Sufferings, Their Virtues, Parts, and Learning are Accurately Displayed : with a Catalogue of Their Literary Productions

Alector, ou le coq, histoire with the Mythology and historical, fabuleuse, traduite en prose Françoise natural, and moral Allegories upon d'un fragment Grec. Alector, or the all the Fables and Sentences. Cock, a sabulous History, translated 12.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

alector A person afflicted with insomnia. alert inactivity A state in infants marked by facial relaxation, calm and even breathing, open, luminous eyes, and considerable visual exploration. alertness Being awake, aware, attentive, and ready to act ...

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

by Henk Courtz

capu- chinbird Rupicola rupicola: kawanaru guianan cock of the rock Tityra cayana: kurakura black-tailed tityra Xipholena punicea: pakapaka pompadour cotinga Cracidae Aburria pipile: kujuwi white-headed piping guan Crax alector: woko ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

ALEctoR, Cuv. Hocco. Bill long, thick, compressed at the sides, the ridge carinated, incurved towards the tip, the base covered with a simple cere, or gibbous; nostrils lateral, placed in the cere, half covered, but open in front; top of the head ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1C3T1O1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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