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Definition of the noun jabiru

What does jabiru mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: jabirus

  1. large mostly white Australian stork
  2. large black-and-white stork of tropical Africa; its red bill has a black band around the middle
  3. large white stork of warm regions of the world especially America
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Jabiru mycteria
    • more generic word: stork = large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
    • member of: genus Jabiru = jabirus

Alternative definition of the noun jabiru

noun

  1. A species of bird Jabiru mycteria in the monotypic genus Jabiru, of the stork family Ciconiidae, endemic to the Americas.

Place

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. It was originally built in 1982 as a closed town to house the community living at Jabiru East near the Ranger Uranium Mine eight kilometres away. Both the mine and the town are completely surrounded by Kakadu National Park. At the 2006 census, Jabiru had a population of 1,135.

Phrases with Jabiru

  1. jabiru mycteria
  2. genus jabiru
  3. Wydundra jabiru
  4. species Wydundra jabiru

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Google previewBioinformatics for Systems Biology (2008)

by Stephen Krawetz

Our software system is called JABIRU, or Java 3D Application Behavior for Immersive Virtual Reality Utilities [6]. JABIRU is a suite of interactions available to users in a virtual reality environment, as well as a mechanism for creating new ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Animal Atlas (2017)

by DK

Jabiru stork The jabiru is the tallest flying bird in South and Central America, and can grow to over 3ft (1 m) high. It grabs fish, frogs, and insects with its enormous bill. A jabiru the stork Pantanal. wades through N This big freshwater snail grows ...

Google previewBUG Australia (2005)

by Tim Uden

Jabiru is the main town serving the park and it has accommodation, shops, a visitor centre and an airport. The East and South Alligator areas are two other accessible parts of Kakadu, each with accommodation and other services. Kakadu is a ...

Google previewGuide to the Gardens of the the Zoological Society of London (1866)

The SADDLE-BILLED JABIRu is a fine species, remarkable when adult 'for the bright red band which crosses its bill. It is an inhabitant of Central Africa, occurring on the White Nile and in Abyssinia, and also in Senegal. The pair of birds now in ...

Google previewThe Young Lady's Book (1829)

A Manual of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits

The Common Jabiru is a native of North America : it is a very large bird, with a bare black neck, encircled at the base with a broad zone of red ; the tail, and the long feathers of the wing, are black ; the rest of the plumage is white. The beak of ...

Google previewThe Young Lady's Book ... Second Edition (1829)

The Common Jabiru is a native of North America: it is a very large bird, with a bare black neck, encircled at the base with a broad zone of red; the tail, and the long feathers of the wing, are black; the rest of the plumage is white. The beak of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Biology

by Kirti Sharma

Jabiru: Large stork (Jabiru mycteria) of tropical America. Jacamar: A graceful forest bird that belongs to the family Galbulidae. It inhabitates the forests of Central and South America. Jackal: A wild dog (Canis aureus) of old world.

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

by Henk Courtz

Ciconiidae Euxenura maguari: apyrerèu maguari stork Jabiru mycteria: tujuju jabiru Mycteria americana: awyru wood stork Cochleariidae Cochlearius cochlearius: arapapa boat- billed heron Columbidae Claravis pretiosa: matureru blue ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

le Jabiru, Buff. ; American Jabiru, Lath. About the size of a Swan, and four feet and a half high ; beak thirteen inches long and three wide at the base, black, pointed, and cutting ; head and neck covered with featherless ...

Google previewMartyn's Menu Dictionary ... (1903)

by Charles Martyn

Jabiru, m. Jabiru, an aquatic bird of Brazil. Jable, m. Groove, chime (of a cask). Jacane, m. Jacona, a genus of wading birds. Jacobins, m. A kind of egg dumpling . des Jacobins. Jacobin style. Jalousies, f. Jealousies. Small puff paste cakes.

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

TOUCAN, JABIRU trumpeter AGAMI, (BLACK) SWAN turkey TOM. GOBBLER turkey-like CURASSOW "tuxedo" PENGUIN type of storkMARABOU, MAGUARI unfledged SQUAB vulture URUBU, CONDOR wading COOT, RAIL, CURLEW.

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Encyclopedia department (A-Z) (1904)

Jabiru (jab'ir-8), a genus of birds of the stork family ( Ciconiidw ) ; the chief distinction from the storks being that the bill is a little curved upward. There are four species, which are found in Africa, India, Australia, and South America. The best ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Jabiru, Ray, Lath. In Zoology, a genus of animals belonging to the family Cultrirostres, order Grallae, class Aves. Generic character. Beak long, conical, compressed, slightly curved ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N by William Nicholson

MYCTERIA, the jabiru, in natural history, a genus of birds of the order Grailae. Generic character : bill long and large, both mandibles bending upwards, the upper triangular ; nostrils small and linear, and no tongue ; feet four-toed and cleft .

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

MYCTERIA, the Jabiru, in ornithology, a genus of birds belonging to the order of grallæ. The bill is long, bending upwards, and acute; the nostrils are small and linear; there is no tongue ; and the feet have 4 toes. There are two species: . , 1.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

Tchakerian See also DIRT BIKES; DURICRUSTS; MIDDLE EAST, DESERTS OF; MINERALS; OFF-ROAD VEHICLES; Jabiru (Jabiru mycteria), a common inhabitant of the Chacoan thorn forest of Argentina. (Photo: M. A. Mares) ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1819)

by John Wilkes

MYCTERIA, the JABIRU, in ornithology, a genus of birds belonging to the order of grallae. Generic characters-Bill long, bending upwards, and sharp; upper mandible triangular; the nostrils small and linear; there is no tongue, or a very ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

JABIRU, a large wading bird of the stork family, found in South America and Africa, of the genus mycteria ( Linn.). The bill is about a foot and a half long, and strong, resembling thatof the ...

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