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Definition of the noun american gallinule
What does american gallinule mean as a name of something?
- American purple gallinule
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Porphyrula martinica
- more generic term: purple gallinule = gallinules with showy purplish plumage
- member of: genus Porphyrula / Porphyrula = American purple gallinules
- geographic area: Caribbean, North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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;Rice′ glue, a cement made by boiling riceflour in soft water; Rice′hen, the common American gallinule; Rice′milk, milk boiled and thickened with rice; Rice′pā′ per, ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
The common American gallinule, Gallinula galeata. See cut underGallinule. [ Local, U.S.] (a) The American coot, Fulica americana. [New Eng.] (e) The European gallinule, Gallinula chloropus. Also moat-hem. marshiness (mär'shi- nes), m.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
The common American gallinule, Qallinula ijaleala. See cut mi AerOaltinule. [ Local.
The common American gallinule, Gallinula galeata. See cut un- derGallinule. [ food, U. S.] (d)The American coot, Fulica americana. [New Eng.] (e) The European gallinule, Gal- linula chloropus. Also moat-hen. marshiness (mar'shi- nes), ».
The common American gallinule, Gallinula galeata. [Illinois. J rice-huller (ris' hul' ér), n.
Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)
An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use
The American gallinule (Gallinula aleata), which has the frontal shield truncated * hind. marsh quáil, s. Ornith. : Sturnella magna, the American meadow lark. 355 names for Pipilo erythrophthalmus, a passerine bird, with a wide range in the ...
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
The common American gallinule, Gallinula galeata . [Illinois.] rice-huller(ris'hul'er), n. Same as rice-pounder. rice-meal (ris'mel), ».
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