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Definition of the noun gavia

What does gavia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. type genus of the Gavidae: loons
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Gavia: genus Gavia
    • more generic term: bird genus = a genus of birds
    • member of: family Gavidae / Gavidae = loon family
    • member: diver / loon = large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back

Phrases with Gavia

Phrases starting with the word Gavia:

  1. Gavia immer
  2. Gavia adamsii
  3. Gavia arctica
  4. Gavia pacifica
  5. Gavia stellata
  6. Gavia arctica arctica
  7. Gavia arctica pacifica

Phrases ending with the word Gavia:

  1. genus gavia
  2. Puffinus gavia
  3. Sacrophaga gavia
  4. Agalliopsis Gavia
  5. Blaesoxipha Gavia
  6. Procellaria Gavia
  7. Acridiophaga gavia
  8. Species Puffinus Gavia

Other phrases containing the word Gavia:

  1. Species Gavia Immer
  2. species Gavia adamsii
  3. species Gavia arctica
  4. species Gavia pacifica
  5. species Gavia stellata

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gavia

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Google previewFishing Excerpts (1861)

Gavia is the word used by Pliny to signify a Sea-mew. Taking the general original description and the locality into consideration, this forty-fourth chapter on the Diomedean Birds will apply aptly enough to the Common or White Pelican, f which ...

Google previewFraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1858)

Gavia is the word used by Pliny to signify a Sea-mew. . Taking the general original description and the locality into consideration, this forty-fourth chapter on the Diomedean Birds will apply aptly enough to the Common or W#e Pelican,t which ...

Google previewMetaphor and the Ancient Novel (2005)

by Stephen Harrison, Michael Paschalis, Stavros Frangoulidis

The gavia is the bird who alerts ...

Google previewRobotics (2007)

A Reference Guide to the New Technology by Joseph A. Angelo

As the company's literature suggests the Gavia is a small 2,000-meter depth rated AUV that represents “an ideal tool for any (underwater) research, monitoring or surveillance task where autonomy, cost, and ease of deployment matter.” In April ...

Google previewBeyond Gavia (2012)

by Crystal Parney

Gavia is a large planet, with twenty different provinces, and it is critical to your citizenship that you know each and every one,” The Ruler began with a serious brow. “Please name them all, what the name stands for in Gavian, and what position ...

Google previewHigh Performance Computing Systems and Applications (2010)

23rd International Symposium, HPCS 2009, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 14-17, 2009, Revised Selected Papers by Douglas J. K. Mewhort, Natalie M. Cann, Gary W. Slater, Thomas J. Naughton

The metascheduler is called Gavia, and is a Globus incubator project [9]. Fig. 3. An overview of the components of a GT4 computational grid ...

Google previewNotes on Rio de Janeiro, and the Southern Parts of Brazil (1820)

Taken During a Residence of Ten Years in that Country, from 1808 to 1818 by John Luccock

The Gavia is the most to the west, of the greatest height, and has a remarkable flat top, which seems an immense cube, or table of stone with perpendicular sides, placed upon a mountain. The Corcovado is a little more to the Eastward, a lofty ...

Google previewThe Happiness of Pursuit (2011)

A Father's Courage, a Son's Love and Life's Steepest Climb by Davis Phinney, Austin Murphy

The Passo di Gavia is a narrow, steep, and (at that time) partially unpaved beast lurking in the Italian Alps. It is intimidating in every way: grades pitching up to 18 percent; not a lot of guardrails, but plenty of long, straight stretches ending in ...

Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

The Arctic loon (Gavia arctica) also known as the black-throated diver (as a middle way, the neologism black-throated loon has been suggested by ornithologists) breeds in oligotrophic lakes in the northern temperate zone, in the tundra, and ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

gavia L. gavia unidentified seabird, perhaps some sort of gull, which, like the Fluttering Shearwater Puffinus gavia, nested amongst rocks (Puffinus). Gavicalis (syn. Lichenostomus) Anagram of syn. genus Caligavis Iredale,1956, ...

Google previewNew Dictionary of Technical Terms (1842)

Containing: 1. Commercial Or Mercantile Terms ... 2. Judicial Terms ... 3. Nautical Terms ... 4. Denomination of Articles, in ... Different Languages ... by Karel Pieter ter Reehorst

brazo de gavia. bracos de gavia. voormarsbrassen. brazo dejuanete mayor. bracos de joanete grande. grootbrambrassen. papahigio menor. vela da traquette. fok. palo de trinquete. mastro real de ...

Google previewA Dictionary in English and Latine ... Recognized by Dr. Evans ... and then by W. Clerk. And now at this last impression enlarged, etc (1634)

A Gli, Gavia. - A Soeacob, Gavia alba. A Aareoot, Lagopus. - A Boaret Cypeilus. ZS SUBu kin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

Common Name Scientific Name Characteristics common loon Gavia immer diving bird coot Fulica americana diving bird double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus diving bird red-throated loon Gavia stellata diving bird ancient murrelet ...

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

by Edna MacLean

T taasiniq or taatchiniq common loon (Gavia immer) taatchiniraq junco ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Gavia (divers) See GAVIIDAE. Gavialidae (gharial, gavial; subclass *Archosauria, order...

There is one genus, Gavia, and four species, which are migratory, and found in the northern *Holarctic. Gaviiformes (divers; class *Aves) An order that ...

Google previewThe Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes (2017)

Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell

Gavia immer matsi(y)'sai'piyi nan common loon (lit.: fine charger), Latin: Gavia immer 147 gelatin aipahpoyinin gelatin, ...

Google previewA copious dictionary in three parts ... Third edition, etc (1674)

by Francis GOULDMAN

Gavia, mergus, platalea. -A Sea Grey-gull. Gavia cineracea, „A mrhite Gull, or Sea-cob. Gavia alba. H A Harefoot, a bird fo called. Lagopus, odis. * A Hark: V. Hark ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1915)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

In North America, a water bird of the family Gaviadae, especially the great northern diver (Gavia immer). In Great Britain the word is often pronounced loom and is locally applied to the grebes. Arctic seamen, moreover, give this name to the ...

Google previewA Dictionary in Hindee and English Compiled from Approved Authorities (1846)

by J ..... -T ..... Thompson

gavia, pru-dûrsh-uk, s. m. A teacher, an expounder; a prophet. gavia pru-dûrsh-un, ...

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Scrabble value of G2A1V4I1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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