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Definition of the noun jacamar

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noun - plural: jacamars

  1. tropical American insectivorous bird having a long sharp bill and iridescent green or bronze plumage
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic term: piciform bird = any of numerous nonpasserine insectivorous climbing birds usually having strong bills for boring wood
    • member of: family Galbulidae / Galbulidae = jacamars

Alternative definition of the noun jacamar

noun

  1. Any of various insectivorous tropical birds, of the family Galbulidae, having iridescent plumage and a long, sharp bill.

Phrases with jacamar

  1. Brown Jacamar
  2. Great Jacamar
  3. Purus Jacamar
  4. Bronzy Jacamar
  5. Paradise Jacamar
  6. Purplish Jacamar
  7. Three-Toed Jacamar
  8. Blue-Necked Jacamar
  9. Pale-Headed Jacamar
  10. White-Eared Jacamar
  11. Blue-Cheeked Jacamar
  12. Dusky-Backed Jacamar
  13. Green-Tailed Jacamar
  14. Rufous-Tailed Jacamar
  15. White-Chinned Jacamar
  16. Yellow-Billed Jacamar
  17. Bluish-Fronted Jacamar
  18. White-Throated Jacamar
  19. Coppery-Chested Jacamar

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Google previewField Guide to the Wildlife of Costa Rica (2002)

by Carrol L. Henderson

The Rufous-tailed Jacamar is a bird of the forest edge, second growth, streamsides, and forests with an open understory. A jacamar will sit quietly on a favorite perch within two to fifteen feet of the ground and watch for passing butterflies, ...

Google previewBuffon's Natural history, corrected and enlarged by J. Wright. (To which are added Elements of botany). (1831)

by Georges Louis Le Clerc (comte de Buffon.)

THE JACAMAR Is a beautiful bird. The general colour of ...

Google previewThe imperial dictionary, English, technological, and scientific (1856)

adapted to the present state of literature, science, and art, on the basis of Webster's dictionary, with the addition of many thousand words and phrases from the other standard dictionaries and encyclopedias, and from numerous other sources ... by Noah Webster

The green joc- am&r is the Galbula viridis ,* the paradise jacamar is the G. paradisea, a native of Surinam and Cayenne. JAC'ANA, n. [add.] Vorious species of the jacana, which in contour and habit somewhat resemble our moor-hen, are ...

Google previewBirds of Costa Rica (2010)

A Field Guide by Carrol L. Henderson, Steve Adams

The Rufous-tailed Jacamar is a bird of the forest edge, second growth, streamsides, and forests with an open understory. A jacamar will sit quietly on a favorite perch within two to fifteen feet of the ground and watch for passing butterflies, ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Natural History (1864)

by John George Wood

The Paradise Jacamar is a striking little bird, on account of the beautiful colours with which its plumage is decorated, its graceful form, and the long forked tail It is but a small bird, being not as large as an ordinary thrush, but its plumage is so ...

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

Jacamar, Lath.; in Zoology, a genus of animals belonging to the order Scansorcs, class Area. Generic character. Beak slender, long, straight, or slightly bent at the point, and four-sided ; nostrils lateral, close to the base of ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

jacamar (jak'a-mar), n. [S. Amer. name.] Any South American bird of the family Galbu- lidee. In general aspect the jacamars resemble the bee- eaters of the old world, and have to a considerable extent the habits of the arboreal and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2007)

by Karen McGhee, George McKay

Spotted puffbird Bucco tamatia Red-and-yellow barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus Digs nests in termite mounds near woods and rivers Paradise jacamar Galbula dea Lives alone except when breeding ▽ Golden-tailed woodpecker ...

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

Jacamar, Lath. ; in Zoology, a genus of animals belonging to the order Scansores, class Aves. Generic character. Beak slender, long, straight, or slightly bent at the point, and four-sided ; nostrils lateral, close to the base of ...

Google previewEncyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)

by Edward Smedley

Jacamar, Lath. ; in Zoology, a genus of animals belonging to the order Scansores, class Aves. Generic character. Beak slender, long, straight, or slightly bent at the point, and four-sided; nostrils lateral, close to the base of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

jacamar (jak'a-mār), n., Tupi jacamá-ciri.] Any South American bird of the family Galbulidae. In general aspect the jacamars resemble the beeeaters of the old world, and have to a considerable extent the habits ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

aves bird's rump: uropygium bird's thumb: alula birdwatcher looking for rare species: twitcher birdwatcher shelter: blind Central American birds: booby, corvine, crow, curassow, daw, guan, ibis, jacamar, macaw, magpie, puffbird, rave, ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

JACAMAR, a diurnal fissirostral bird of the kingfisher family, and sub-family galbulinm, comprising the 2 genera galbula (Mohr.) and jacamerops (Cuv.). The plumage is brilliant, green predominating, and the habitat is tropical South America ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

JACAMAR, a diurnal fissirostral bird of the kingfisher family, and sub-family galbulina>, comprising the 2 genera galbula (Mohr.) and jacamerops (Cuv.). Tho plumage is brilliant, green predominating, and the habitat is tropical South America ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

partridge, snakebird lObufflehead 12 whippoorwill of Arabian Nights: 3 roc of brilliant plumage: 4 lory, toco, tody 5 macaw, pitta 6 oriole, parrot, toucan, trogon 7 jacamar, ki- rombo, minivet 8 lorikeet, parakeet, pheasant, tragopan of women: 7 ...

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Jacamar Meaning

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Scrabble value of J8A1C3A1M3A1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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