Acridotheres

noun
mynas
Syn: ↑genus Acridotheres
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sturnidae, ↑family Sturnidae
Member Meronyms: ↑crested myna, ↑Acridotheres tristis

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\\ˌakrədōˈthi(ˌ)rēz\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, modification of Greek akridothēra locust trap, from akrid-, akris grasshopper, locust + -o- + thēra hunt, from thēr wild beast — more at fierce
: a genus of chiefly Asiatic passerine birds (family Sturnidae) that include the common myna of southeastern Asia and that are not permitted in the United States by private or commercial import because of their destructive feeding habits — compare starling

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  • Acridotheres — n. 1. 1 a genus of birds comprising the mynas. Syn: genus {Acridotheres}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acridotheres — Taxobox name = Acridotheres image width = 250px image caption = Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Sturnidae genus = Acridotheres genus authority = Vieillot, 1816… …   Wikipedia

  • Acridotheres —   Acridotheres …   Wikipedia Español

  • Acridotheres — tikrosios mainos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Acridotheres angl. myna rus. майна, f pranc. martin, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – varnėniniai siauresnis terminas – apykaklėtoji maina siauresnis terminas – didžioji… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • acridotheres — ac·ri·do·the·res …   English syllables

  • Acridotheres cinereus — Acridotheres cinereus …   Википедия

  • Acridotheres javanicus — Acridotheres javanicus …   Википедия

  • Acridotheres tristis —   Miná común …   Wikipedia Español

  • Acridotheres cristatellus —   Mainá china …   Wikipedia Español

  • Acridotheres tristis — Hirtenmaina Hirtenmaina (Acridotheres tristis) Systematik Ordnung: Sperlingsvögel (Passeriformes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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