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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
American Magpie (Pica Hudsonica). and especially bright ones, may attract its attention. 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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
A Universal Reference Library Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc., of the World by Scientific American, inc
The American magpie is occasionally taken young and made a pet, but it has not the reputation for talking and amusing, albeit thievish, manners ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
American magpie. , 9. ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley
merganser, crane, curlew, plover, American magpie. and oriole.
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 ...
History, Language, Literature, Biography, Geography, Travel, Art, Government Politics, Industry, Invention, Commerce, Science, Education, Natural History, Statistics and Miscellany 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 ...
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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