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Definition of the noun Pelicans

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  1. Pelicans is the vernacular name of the Pelecaniformes, an order of Aves.
  2. Pelicans is the vernacular name of the Pelecanidae, a family of Pelecaniformes.
  3. Pelicans is the vernacular name of the Pelecanus, a genus of Pelecanidae.


Pelicans is a musical group.

  • album: "Matthew"


"Pelicans" is a book by Lynn M. Stone.


Pelicans is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2007)

by Karen McGhee, George McKay

ORDER • 6 FAMlLlES • 8 GENERA • 63 SPEClES Pelicans Pelicans arc related to five other families of waterbirds: ganncts and boobies; tropicbirds; cormorants; anhingas and darters; and frigatebirds. All of these birds have four toes on ...

Google previewAn alphabetical dictionary of coats of arms belonging to families in Great Britain and Ireland, ed. by A.W. Morant (1874)

by Alfred William W. Morant

Pelicans cont. Az. a chov. erm. betw. three pelicans or vulned gn. Cullum or Culme, Hastede, Suffolk. Ccllum, Hawsted, and Hardwick House, Suffolk ; Baronetcy 1660. Osboene, London. Az. a chev. betw. three pelicans or vulning themselves ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

PELICANS AND PEACOCKS. BUSTARDS, KINGFISHERS, AND SWALLOWS. OWLS. MARTLETS. Az. three cormorants or Sevens, or Senens. Gu. on a chev. betw. three mullets ar. as many ducks sa Russell. Or, on a bend sa. three ducks ar ...

Google previewNational Geographic Animal Encyclopedia (2012)

2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy H. Spelman

E ALBATROSSES, PELICANS, AND RELATIVES ' L—_.. ' ish-both freshwater and marine-are central to the diets oi many birds. especially those that rarely stray tar irom open BULLER'S waters These include ocean birds that spend very little ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comparative Iconography (2013)

Themes Depicted in Works of Art by Helene E. Roberts

Pelicans also occur nesting above the cross to emphasize ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Greece (1995)

by Thanos Veremēs, Markos Dragoumēs

Nightingales sang and owls flew silently in Athens, bee-eaters thrived on the banks of the Kifissos River in Attica, hoopoes and storks nested in gardens, while pelicans were frequent visitors to Greece. These winged creatures have not totally ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

The brown pelicans were larger than the white. Each of them had a long beak, peculiar throat pouch and webbed feet. They built large nests, 5 and 6 ft. across, from dead twigs of bushes, and laid two or three eggs. The brown birds deposited ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

by J. G. Heck

Pelecanina, Pelicans and Gannets. Bill long, rather slender, tip hooked ; lower mandible and throat furnished with a pouch, capable of more or less distension ; wings long, pointed ; tail moderate ; tarsi short ; toes moderate, rather long, all four ...

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Small photo of Great white pelicans in Lake Nakuru National Park - Kenya, Africa. The Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus) is also known as the Eastern White Pelican, Rosy Pelican or White PelicanSmall photo of Kingscote, Australia. Circa May 2005. Australian pelicans watch as The Pelican Man arrives to feed them in Kinsgcote wharf, Kangaroo island.Small photo of Two pelicansSmall photo of Pelicans flying. Formation of pelicans flying for foodSmall photo of Two American White Pelicans taking flight over lake at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, FloridaSmall photo of Group of pelicans being fed with one pelican holding a fish head.Small photo of Africa. Kenya. Lake Nakuru. Pelicans. A flock of pelicans. The nature of Kenya. Birds of Africa. More...

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Jet aircraft criss-cross world skies
Rain death, killing pelicans’ n’ bees
Human beings also being victimized
By weird ailments n’ mental disease

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ROTMS (Ray Lucero)
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Scrabble value of P3E1L1I1C3A1N1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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