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Definition of the noun gymnorhina

What does gymnorhina mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. in some classifications placed in the family Laniidae: Australian piping crows

Phrases with Gymnorhina

  1. gymnorhina tibicen
  2. genus gymnorhina

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

belong to the naked-nosed division (Gymnorhina) of insectivorous small- winged bats. Like all the Gymnorhina division, the W. have no nasal appendage such as is seen in the Ilistiophora or leaf-nosed division; and they differ from the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

(Australian magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen) See CRACTICIDAE. Mahlanobis' D2 A measure of generalized distance between samples based on the means, variances, and covariances of various properties of replicate samples in multivariate ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

magazine nouna six-month sentence to jail US, 1949 maggie noun 1 the Australian magpie, Gymnorhina tibicen AUSTRALIA, 1901.2 marijuana. Variants on the name Maggie, all diminutives of Margaret, play very loosely on marijuana: ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

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Gymnorhina + -ina..] A group of oscine passerine birds related to crows and shrikes, in£ the Austromalayan region, and composed of such genera as Gymnorhina, Strepera, and Cracticus; the piping-crows, or crowshrikes. Streperinae is a ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Passing Australian magpies, Gymnorhina tibicen, and birds of prey are also noisily attacked. Magpie larks begin breeding at the onset of the rains and often nest near lakes or rivers.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1889)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

tibicen is a well-known species, sometimes ctlled Jlutebird, entirely black and white, Black-backed Piping-crow {Gymnorhina tibictn). these colors being massed in large areas ; the bill also is whitish. It is a native of Australia, and is a noisy, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

Gymnorhina + -inw.] A group of oscine passerine birds related to crows and shrikes, innabiting the Austromaiayan region, and composed of such genera as Gymnorhina, Strcpcra, and Cracticus; the piping-crows, or crowshrikes.

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1896)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

The common Barita ( Gymnorhina tibicen ) occurs in small communities, especially in cleared places, and often near the colonist settlements. It feeds principally on insects, but is said also to devour small birds. Its note is melodious, and the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Pi'ping Crow, a bird (Gymnorhina tibicen) of New South Wales, remarkable for its musical powers, and for its ability in mimicking the voices of other birds. It is black and white in color, and is allied to the shrikes. Pipiri, pë-pë'rë, a West Indian ...

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Scrabble value of G2Y4M3N1O1R1H4I1N1A1

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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