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Definition of the noun american magpie
What does american magpie mean as a name of something?
- a magpie of Rocky Mountains in North America
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Pica pica hudsonia
- more generic word: magpie = long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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by George Ripley
is an agreeable pet, though it has the propensity common to the crow family of stealing whatever objects, American Magpie (Pica Hudsonica). and especially bright ones, may attract its attention. The American magpie (P. Hudsonica, Bonap .) ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
American magpie. , 9. ...
A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge
The American magpie (P. Budsonica ...
by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
The American magpie (P. Hudsonica, Bonap.), though closely resembling the European, is a distinct species ; it has a much longer tail, is of larger size, with a thicker bill, grayish blue outer ring to the iris, the feathers of the throat spotted with ...
Urania: or, a compleat view of the Heavens; containing the Ancient and modern Astronomy in form of a Dictionary, etc (1754)
by John Hill
the American Magpie, or the Brafilian Magpie. GORAB. A name by which some , who are fond of uncommon words, call the constellation Corvus; it is the Arabic name of it, They call it also Algorab, that is, the Raven. GORGONIUS. A name by ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach
The American magpie is occasionally taken young and made a pet, but it has not the reputation for talking and amusing, albeit thievish, manners ...
history, language, literature, biography, geography, travel, art, government, politics, industry, invention, commerce, science, education, natural history, statistics, miscellany; a practical handbook of ready reference based upon everyday needs by Henry Woldmar Ruoff
American Magpie. See Magpie. Ant. An insect belonging to the same order as the bees and wasps. Like bees, the ants form communities, consisting of males, females, and workers. The males and females are at first winged, and are produced ...
THE STANDARD DICTIONARY OF FACTS: A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK OF READY REFERENCE BASED UPON EVERYDAY NEEDS (1922)
American Magpie. See Magpie. Ant. An insect belonging to the same order as the bees and wasps. Like bees, the ante form communities, consisting of males, females, and workers. The males and females are at first winged, and are produced ...
A Treasury of Useful Information for the Farm and Household by Jonathan Periam
American Magpie (Pica melaaolmm III/(l-Q()Ilil'll)1 lllue Jay ((fyanurus crisfalus). Sun-onus". ULuu'rones.
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Pica hudsonia (American Magpie)
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