genus Nycticorax

noun
Old World night herons
Syn: ↑Nycticorax
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae

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  • Nycticorax — Temporal range: Early Oligocene Black crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Nycticorax nycticorax — Night Night (n[imac]t), n. [OE. night, niht, AS. neaht, niht; akin to D. nacht, OS. & OHG. naht, G. nacht, Icel. n[=o]tt, Sw. natt, Dan. nat, Goth. nahts, Lith. naktis, Russ. noche, W. nos, Ir. nochd, L. nox, noctis, Gr. ny x, nykto s, Skr. nakta …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nycticorax — noun Old World night herons • Syn: ↑genus Nycticorax • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ardeidae, ↑family Ardeidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nycticorax griseus — Night Night (n[imac]t), n. [OE. night, niht, AS. neaht, niht; akin to D. nacht, OS. & OHG. naht, G. nacht, Icel. n[=o]tt, Sw. natt, Dan. nat, Goth. nahts, Lith. naktis, Russ. noche, W. nos, Ir. nochd, L. nox, noctis, Gr. ny x, nykto s, Skr. nakta …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nycticorax violaceus — Night Night (n[imac]t), n. [OE. night, niht, AS. neaht, niht; akin to D. nacht, OS. & OHG. naht, G. nacht, Icel. n[=o]tt, Sw. natt, Dan. nat, Goth. nahts, Lith. naktis, Russ. noche, W. nos, Ir. nochd, L. nox, noctis, Gr. ny x, nykto s, Skr. nakta …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nycticorax nycticorax — noun night heron of both Old and New Worlds • Syn: ↑black crowned night heron • Hypernyms: ↑night heron, ↑night raven • Member Holonyms: ↑Nycticorax, ↑genus Nycticorax …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nycticorax nycticorax — Heron Her on, n. [OE. heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. hairon, F. h[ e]ron, OHG. heigir; cf. Icel. hegri, Dan. heire, Sw. h[ a]ger, and also G. h[ a]her jay, jackdaw, OHG. hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. reiger heron, G. reiher, AS.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nycticorax olsoni — Ascension Nachtreiher Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) Ordnung: Schreitvögel (Ciconiiformes) Familie: Reiher (Ardeidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of extinct birds — This page refers only to birds that have gone extinct since the year 1500 A.D./C.E. and usually were subject to scientific study while alive.Since 1500, over 190 species of birds have become extinct, and this rate of extinction seems to be… …   Wikipedia

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