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Definition of the noun Avocetta
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Avocetta is a genus of Grallinidae, described by Brisson in 1760.
- synonym: genus Avocetta
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Aves
- order: Passeriformes
- family: Grallinidae
Phrases with Avocetta
- Genus Avocetta
- Endoxyla Avocetta
- Sphaeria Avocetta
- Anthostoma Avocetta
- Geranomyia Avocetta
- Nemichthys Avocetta
- Dictyophara Avocetta
- Onthophagus Avocetta
- Species Sphaeria Avocetta
- Species Anthostoma Avocetta
- Species Geranomyia Avocetta
- species Nemichthys avocetta
- Species Ceratostoma Avocetta
- Species Onthophagus Avocetta
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Collier'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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
The 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.] ...
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.] ...
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 ...
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.
A 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 ...
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).
The 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.
THE NEW ROYAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA; OR, COMPLETE MODERN UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY OF ARTS & SCIENCES, ON A NEW AND IMPROVED PLAN (1789)
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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 ; ...
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.
London 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.
by Barrie W. Bycroft
of Gliocladium virens, Anthostoma avocetta, Trichoderma viride and Chaetomium globosum.
The 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 ...
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.
The 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 ...
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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