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Avocetta

Definition of the noun Avocetta

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Avocetta is a genus of Grallinidae, described by Brisson in 1760.

Phrases with Avocetta

  1. Genus Avocetta
  2. Endoxyla Avocetta
  3. Sphaeria Avocetta
  4. Anthostoma Avocetta
  5. Geranomyia Avocetta
  6. Nemichthys Avocetta
  7. Dictyophara Avocetta
  8. Onthophagus Avocetta
  9. Species Sphaeria Avocetta
  10. Species Anthostoma Avocetta
  11. Species Geranomyia Avocetta
  12. species Nemichthys avocetta
  13. Species Ceratostoma Avocetta
  14. Species Onthophagus Avocetta

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Avocetta

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Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

Recurvirostm avocetta is a British ird. It was formerly abundant in the fenny districts, but is now rare. R. americana. differs from it by having a red cap 5 and there are a few other foreign species. AVOGADRO'S LAW, in physics, asserts that equal ...

Google previewStoddart's Encyclopaedia Americana (1883)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature, and Companion to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. (9th Ed.) and to All Other Encyclopaedias

avocetta is that of Europe, from which R. Americana is distinct. The plumage is white, varied with black on the back and wings, the head and neck chestnut or ashy ; the bill black, the feet blue. The singularity of ...

Google previewSupplement to Encyclopædia Britannica (ninth Edition) (1886)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

avocetta is that of Europe, m which R. Americana is distinct. The plumage is white, varied with black on the back and wings, the head and neck chestnut or ashy; the bill black, the feet blue. The singularity of these ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britanica (1884)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. Supplement

avocetta is that of Europe, om which R. Anwricmm is distinct. The plumage is white, varied with black on the back and wings, the head and neck chestnut or ashy; the bill black, the feet blue. The singularity of these ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ... by Robert Hunter

Recurvirostra avocetta is a British bird. It was formerly abundant in the fenny districts, but is now only an occasional visitant. R. Americana differs from it by having a red cap; and there are a few other foreign species. 'a-vö–ér-y, s. [ AvoweRY.] ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ... by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Recurvirostra avocetta is a British bird. It was formerly abundant in the fenny districts, but is now only an occasional visitant. R. Americana differs from it by having a red cap; and there are a few other foreign species. *a-vö–ér-y, s. [ Avowery.] ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

Recurvirostra avocetta is a British bird. It was formerly abundant in the fenny districts, but is now rare. R. Americana differs Avocado. is a sea. *a-vi'zd, *a-vised , pa. par. [AvnzE, 341 *a-vö'–ör-y, s. [AvoweRY.] Av-ö gad-rö,s., The name of an ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1897)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley

Recmwirostra avocetta is a British bird.

Google previewA Dictionary of Birds (1896)

by Alfred Newton

AVOSET, from the Ferrarese Avosetta,2 the Recurvirostra avocetta of ornithology, a bird remarkable for its bill, which is perhaps the most slender to be seen in the whole Class, and curving upward towards the end, has given it two names ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Avocetta (syn. Recurvirostra) From specific name Recurvirostra avosetta Linnaeus, 1758, Pied Avocet. Amend.

specific name Ornismya avocetta Lesson, 1832 (= Avocettula recurvirostris, Fiery-tailed Awlbill).

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

A bird of the genus Recurvirostra, family Recurvirostridae, and order Limicolae, characterized by extreme European Avoset (Recurvirostra avocetta). slenderness and upward curvature of the bill, and by very long legs and webbed toes.

Google previewTHE NEW ROYAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA; OR, COMPLETE MODERN UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF ARTS & SCIENCES, ON A NEW AND IMPROVED PLAN (1789)

IN WHICH ALL THE RESPECTIVE SCIENCES, ARE ARRANGED INTO COMPLETE SYSTEMS, AND THE ARTS DIGESTED INTO DISTINCT TREATISES. ALSO THE DETACHED PARTS OF KNOWLEDGE, Alphabetically Arranged and Fully Explained, According to the BEST AUTHORITIES. Containing a Digest and Display of the Whole Theory and Practice of the Liberal and Mechanical Arts. Comprising a General REPOSITORY of ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE, FROM THE EARLIEST AGES, DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME: Containing All the New IMPROVEMENTS and Latest DISCOVERIES Made in the ARTS and SCIENCES, Particularly Acoustic ... Vermeology, &c. The Superfluities which Abound in Other Dictionaries are Expunged, for the Purpose of Incorporating Complete Systems, and Distinct Treatises. By Means of this Addition and Deviation from the Old Plan it Comprizes A GENERAL CIRCLE OF SCIENCE, AND FORMS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE LIBRARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE, That was Ever Published in the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. The Whole Entirely Freed from the Errors, Obscurities, and Superfluities of Other DICTIONARIES. Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Large Superb COPPER PLATES, Accurately Descriptive of the Subjects to which They Refer. IN THREE VOLUMES. by William Henry Hall

avocetta,. a. native. of. the. southern parts of Europe. For representation, see the Plates, Genus 8o. RECUSANTS, such persons as acknowledge the pope to be the supreme head of the church, and refuse to acknowledge the kings supremacy ; ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1818)

Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

Itecurvirostra avocetta: Sooyony avow Wyo. Scolopax rusticola: Woodoo-Pig.6 s.ca/idris: raiohans Fog.7 sterna minuta. Larserarm.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

avocetta. R. Americana. C. orientalis. o: Family 5. DIGITIs LoNGIssimis. Feet very long; suitable for walking upon the weeds of a marsh. Body singularly flattened, a conformation effected by the narrowness of the sternum; great toe very long.

Google previewDictionary of Antibiotics & Related Substances (1987)

by Barrie W. Bycroft

of Gliocladium virens, Anthostoma avocetta, Trichoderma viride and Chaetomium globosum.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

avocetta, Lin. &c. Scooping Avocet, Prov. Butterslih, Scoofer, Yelfier, Picarini Crooked-bill, Cobbler's- awl, &c. Varied with white and black. It is about the size of the lap-wing, but considerably taller, weighing thirteen ounces, and measuring ...

Google previewCalmet's dictionary of the Holy Bible (1830)

with the Biblical fragments by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor

The Avocetta. A Gull with a red bill, black at the tip, flying in February. Birds constantly resident at Alexandria, from the relation (and on the credit) of an Arab sportsman. Kite, Arab. Haddaja. Screech Owl, B&ma. Eagle, Nisr, Heb. nessher.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

A bird of the genus Recurvirostra, family Recurvirostridae, and order Limicola, characterized by extreme European Avoset (Recurvirostra avocetta). slenderness and upward curvature of the bill, long legs and webbed toes. In the latter ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

avocetta, is found in Puget Sound. - Snipe-fish (snip'fish), n. 1. The sea-snipe, woodcock-fish, bellows-fish, or trumpet-fish, Snipe-fish (Centriscus ...

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