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By James A. Jobling

ISBN-10: 0198546343

ISBN-13: 9780198546344

Containing over 8,500 entries, A Dictionary of medical poultry Names is the 1st e-book to provide an explanation for the derivation and that means of all legitimate clinical chook names. This beneficial reference defines each one identify half individually to prevent the confusion of destiny revisions--a identify like Passer domesticus will basically be came upon because the separate entries Passer (sparrow) and domesticus (domestic). different entries offer attention-grabbing info and valuable info. We study, for instance, that lewis is derived from explorer Meriwether Lewis, and decussatus exhibits chook is marked with X-shaped crosses. And an informative advent discusses the ways that birds were named for his or her visual appeal, for anyone or position, or a few point in their habitat, nutrients, or voice.
With a whole bibliography and vast cross-references, A Dictionary of fowl Names will discover a everlasting position on any bird-lover's shelf.

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Aureolus L. aureolus, golden, goldcoloured, brilliant (dim. of aureus, golden). aureolimbatum L. aureus, golden; limbatus, edged, bordered (limbus, a border or fringe); ref. yellow flanks or sides of the Yellow-sided Flowerpecker Dicaeum. aureonucha L. aureus, golden; Med. L. nucha, the nape (Arabic nukha, spinal marrow). aureopectus L. aureus, golden; pectus, the breast. aureoventris L. aureus, golden; venter, ventris, the belly. aurescens L. aurescens, goldenyellowish (aurescere, to become gold).

Related to). 52 53 augusti After Auguste Sallé (18201896) French entomologist and traveller in tropical America, 18461856. Aulacorhynchus Gr. aulax, aulakos, a furrow; rhunkhos, the bill; the toucanets have grooved bills. aura Mexican Indian name aurouá for the Turkey Vulture Cathartes (v. urubitinga). aurantia Mod. L. aurantius, orangecoloured, tawny (aurantia, an orange). aurantiaca /aurantiacus Mod. L. aurantiacus, orange colour (aurantia, an orange). aurantiifrons Mod. L. aurantius, aurantii, orange-coloured; L.

Orange-yellow collar of the Blue-crowned Barbet Megalaima. armillata L. armillatus, adorned with a bracelet (armilla, a bracelet); ref. the redgartered legs of the Red-gartered Coot Fulica. arminjoniana After Vice-Admiral Vittorio Arminjon (18301897) Italian explorer, first Italian circumnavigation of the world in the warship Magenta, 1865 (v. magentae). arnaudi After A. d'Arnaud (fl. 1843) French big-game hunter and explorer in the Sudan and Ethiopia, 18391843. arnotti After David Arnott (18221894) South African attorney.

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