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Melierax

Definition of the noun Melierax

What does Melierax mean as a name of something?

Melierax is a genus of Accipitridae, described by Gray, GR in 1840.

Melierax is a kind of Accipitridae, described by Mechowi Cabanis in 1882.

Phrases with Melierax

Phrases starting with the word Melierax:

  1. Melierax gabar
  2. Melierax canorus
  3. Melierax metabates
  4. Melierax poliopterus
  5. Melierax Canorus Canorus
  6. Melierax Canorus Argentior
  7. Melierax metabates mechowi
  8. Melierax metabates neumanni
  9. Melierax metabates theresae
  10. Melierax metabates ignoscens
  11. Melierax metabates metabates

Phrase ending with the word Melierax:

  1. Genus Melierax

Other phrases containing the word Melierax:

  1. species Melierax gabar
  2. species Melierax canorus
  3. species Melierax metabates
  4. Species Melierax Poliopterus
  5. Subspecies Melierax Metabates Mechowi
  6. Subspecies Melierax Metabates Neumanni
  7. Subspecies Melierax Metabates Theresae
  8. Subspecies Melierax Metabates Ignoscens

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Melierax

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Google previewThe Birds of India (1877)

Being a Natural History of All the Birds Known to Inhabit Continental India: with Descriptions of the Species, Genera, Families, Tribes, and Orders, and a Brief Notice of Such Families as are Not Found in India, Making it a Manual of Ornithology Specially Adapted for India by Thomas Caverhill Jerdon

Melierax is an African type, with the tarsus very long and reticulated, with a series of larger scales in front, and is certianly an aberrant form. The male of the best known species, M. musicxis, is said, but probably erroneously, to sing. Sub-Fam.

Google previewThe Birds of India Being a Natural History of All the Birds Known to Inhabit Continental India: with Descriptions of the Species, Genera, Families, Tribes and Orders, and a Brief Notice of Such Families as are Not Found in India, Making it a Manual of Ornithology Specially Adapted for India, by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1862)

In Two Volumes. I by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon

Melierax is an African type, with the tarsus very long and reticulated, with a series of larger scales in front, and is certainly an aberrant form. The male of the hest known species, M. musicus, is said, but probably erroneously, to sing. Sub-Fam.

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Melierax canorus). cantoroides Syn. specific name Lamprotornis cantor S. Müller, 1839 (= Aplonis panayensis, Asian Glossy Starling); Gr. -oide#s resembling ( Aplonis). canturians L. canturians chirping (cantus singing > cantare to sing). canus ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural History Terms with Their Derivations (1863)

Including the Various Orders, Genera, and Species

Melierax mu/icut, the Chant- ing-falcon ; Turdus musicus, the Song-thrush. Muso'phaga (Ornith.) mufa, the Plantain-tree, <piy», to eat. Mus' quash (Zool.) the Cree Indians' name for the Musk-rat of Canada; Fiber zibeticus.

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Birds (2014)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Mechow's Chanting Goshawk Melierax ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

The only hawk which possesses a musical voice, the singing hawk of the old authors (Melierax musicus), belongs to this sub-family. It is a common bird in Southern Africa, and is described by Le Vaillant as capable of performing quite ...

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

A genus of African diurnal birds of prey of the family Falconidte, Chanting Hawk { Melierax musieut). ing to song ; intended to be sung : applied especially to the more elaborate form of Greek lyric poetry, as distinguished from iambic and elegiac ...

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

Melierax gobar, red-fin, s. [Red-dace.] red-flr, s. A name given to various species of firs. red-fire, s. Chem.: An intimate mixture of sulphur, chlorate of potassium, lampblack, and nitrate of ...

Google previewThe American encyclopædic dictionary (1897)

by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter

Melierax cano- ru8 is the Cape or South African Goshawk; M. polyzonas is the Many- banded Goshawk, sometimes found to the northward of the Ethiopian region; and M. gobar, the Rod- faced Goshawk. Plumage pearly gray, rump white , tail ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

3Genus Melierax, family Accipitridae: three species. chantry /ˈtʃɑːntri/ 7noun ( pl. chantries) an endowVment for a priest or priests to celebrate masses for the founder's soul. 2a chapel, altar, or other part of a church endowed for such a ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: Ine-Rhe (1897)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Melierax gobar. red fin, s. [Red-dace.] red fire, s. Chem, : An intimate mixture of sulphur, chlorate of ]>otassium, lampblack, and nitrate of strontia (the colouring agent). red-fish,*. Ichthy. : Various species of the genus Onco- rhynchus (q.v.).

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

Melierax gobar. red-flu, a. [Red-dace.] red-fire, a. Chem, : An intimate mixture of sulphur, chlorate of potassium, lampblack, and nitrats of strontia (the colouring agent). red-fish, a. Ichthy. : Various species of the genus Onco- rhynchus (q.v.).

Google previewThe New National Dictionary, Encyclopædia and Atlas Revised to Date ... (1898)

Melierax gobar. red-fin, s. [ RED-DACE.] ...

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Gabar Goshawk (Melierax gabar)

Kwang Waterhole, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, SOUTH AFRICA

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Scrabble value of M3E1L1I1E1R1A1X8

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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