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American magpie

Definition of the noun american magpie

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noun

  1. 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)
      map of observational data from the GBIF
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Google previewThe American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1875)

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, ...

Google previewUrania: 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 ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

American magpie. , 9. ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

merganser, crane, curlew, plover, American magpie. and oriole.

Google previewTHE 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 ...

Google previewThe Standard Dictionary of Facts (1916)

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 ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia of Agriculture (1887)

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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