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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gymnorhina tibicen (0.01099 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Gymnorhina tibicen Gymnorhina tibicen n : crow-sized black-and-white bird; a good mimic often caged [syn: piping crow, piping crow-shrike]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gymnorhina tibicen Piping \Pip"ing\ (p[imac]p"[i^]ng), a. [From Pipe, v.] 1. Playing on a musical pipe. “Lowing herds and piping swains.” --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. Peaceful; favorable to, or characterized by, the music of the pipe rather than of the drum and fife. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Emitting a high, shrill sound. [1913 Webster] 4. Simmering; boiling; sizzling; hissing; -- from the sound of boiling fluids. [1913 Webster] Piping crow, Piping crow shrike, Piping roller (Zo["o]l.), any Australian bird of the genus Gymnorhina, esp. Gymnorhina tibicen, which is black and white, and the size of a small crow. Called also caruck. Piping frog (Zo["o]l.), a small American tree frog (Hyla Pickeringii ) which utters a high, shrill note in early spring. Piping hot, boiling hot; hissing hot; very hot. [Colloq.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] Magpie \Mag"pie\, n. [OE. & Prov. E. magot pie, maggoty pie, fr. Mag, Maggot, equiv. to Margaret, and fr. F. Marquerite, and common name of the magpie. Marguerite is fr. L. margarita pearl, Gr. ?, prob. of Eastern origin. See Pie magpie, and cf. the analogous names Tomtit, and Jackdaw.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of the genus Pica and related genera, allied to the jays, but having a long graduated tail. [1913 Webster] 2. Any one of several black-and-white birds, such as Gymnorhina tibicen, not belonging to the genus Pica. [PJC] Note: The common European magpie (Pica pica, or Pica caudata ) is a black and white noisy and mischievous bird. It can be taught to speak. The American magpie (Pica Hudsonica) is very similar. The yellow-belled magpie (Pica Nuttalli) inhabits California. The blue magpie (Cyanopolius Cooki) inhabits Spain. Other allied species are found in Asia. The Tasmanian and Australian magpies are crow shrikes, as the white magpie (Gymnorhina organicum), the black magpie (Strepera fuliginosa), and the Australian magpie (Cracticus picatus). [1913 Webster] 3. A talkative person; a chatterbox. [PJC] Magpie lark (Zo["o]l.), a common Australian bird (Grallina picata ), conspicuously marked with black and white; -- called also little magpie. Magpie moth (Zo["o]l.), a black and white European geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata); the harlequin moth. Its larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes. [1913 Webster]

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