American gallinule

noun
American purple gallinule
Hypernyms: ↑purple gallinule
Member Holonyms: ↑Porphyrula, ↑genus Porphyrula

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  • American purple gallinule — amerikinė sultonvištė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Porphyrio martinica; Porphyrula martinica angl. American purple gallinule vok. Zwergsultanshuhn, n rus. малая султанка, f pranc. talève violacée, f ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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  • purple gallinule — noun gallinules with showy purplish plumage • Hypernyms: ↑gallinule, ↑marsh hen, ↑water hen, ↑swamphen • Hyponyms: ↑European gallinule, ↑Porphyrio porphyrio, ↑American gallinule, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Purple Gallinule — is an alternative name for two species of birds in the rail family. It can refer to:* Purple Swamphen, Porphyrio porphyrio of the Old World * American Purple Gallinule, Porphyrio martinica of the New World …   Wikipedia

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