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Definition of the noun Alectrurus tricolor
What does Alectrurus tricolor mean as a name of something?
Alectrurus tricolor is a species of Alectrurus, described by Vieillot in 1816.
- synonym: species Alectrurus tricolor
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Aves
- order: Passeriformes
- family: Tyrannidae
- genus: Alectrurus
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alectrurus tricolor is a species of Alectrurus.
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
Having the tail cocked or tilted up: as, the cocktailed flycatcher, Alectrurus tricolor. eonsisting in tying a cock to a stake and throwing sticks at it until it was killed. See cock-stele. Cock-a-doodle do! 'tis the bravest game. Wit's Recreation, 1640.
Having the tail cocked or tilted up: as, the cocktailed flycatcher, Alectrurus tricolor. cock-throwing ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
Having the tail cocked or tilted up: as, the cocktailed flycatcher, Alectrurus tricolor. cock-throwing (kok' thrö'ing), n. An old sport consisting in tying a cock to a stake and throw#" at it until it was killed. See cockstele. Cock-throwing, Cock-a-doodle ...
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