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  1. a coot found in North America

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Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

American coot skins (used for blankets and clothing). SF:06/07. [CF] See also: kwasi- (clothes); pihi (feather; hair; skin; hide); saya (mudhen); saya pihi kwassi ( American coot feather shirt for men); sayawiga (American Coot skin blanket [mud ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

American coot If. recognlxed as a distinct species, anil cocx- has received the name of F. Wilson! Copal, kn-pal'. The resinous product of several different tropical trees, which, diluted ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

is the European species ; the only species found in the United States is the American coot (F. americana). Order VIII. Anseres, or Swimming Birds. This order contains all the birds which have the feet webbed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Idaho (2001)

by Nancy Capace

The American coot (mud hen) is an aquatic bird that likes to show offin its diving where water flanks the marshes. It is a shy bird, though some say that not even a starving beast would eat its flesh, while others argue that the coot, when fed on ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1908)

by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, Howard F. Dyson

American coot (Fulica americana), or mud ben. Florida gallinule (Gallinula galeata). Virginia rail (Rallus virginianus).

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The American coot (Fúlica Americana) is found breeding throughout all North America, and is migratory in the north, but resident in the south. It is dark-slate color, deepening on the head and neck, and the crissum is white. The nest is a hollow ...

Google previewThe Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1913)

American Coot. Via Cope, 1 kop; 2 cop, vt. [coped*; cop'ing.] To . contend on equal terms: followed by with. convent. corbel. cope, n. 1. Anything that arches overhead; a coping. 2. A long mantle, as of a priest. Co-per' ni-can, ...

Google previewThe junior encyclopedia britannica (1897)

a reference library of general knowledge by L. Brent Vaughan

The coot of India, China, and Japan is said to be identical with that of Europe, but the North American coot is now recognized as a distinct species. Copaiba ( Copaiva) (ko-pa'ba. ko-pu-va), the name of a balsam and an oil. The balsam is ...

Google previewThe Comprehensive Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1921)

by Funk & Wagnalls Company

American coot. □/» [< Mex. copalli, resin.] co-part 'ner, 1 ko-part'ner ; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Purple gallinule Common moorhen American coot Limpkin Sandhill crane Whooping crane Cuckoos Mangrove cuckoo Grebes Least grebe Piedbilled grebe Horned grebe Rednecked grebe Eared grebe Western grebe Herons and related ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1914)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

North American coot is now recognized ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

hyg->xer fr (seeds: American coot Fulica americana) fw (fuel) pl (ornamental) ti (construction, fence posts, tool handles) ...

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