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English → English (gcide) Definition: Milvus govinda Pariah \Pa"ri*ah\, n. [From Tamil paraiyan, pl. paraiyar, one of the low caste, fr. parai a large drum, because they beat the drums at certain festivals.] [1913 Webster] 1. One of an aboriginal people of Southern India, regarded by the four castes of the Hindus as of very low grade. They are usually the serfs of the Sudra agriculturalists. See Caste. --Balfour (Cyc. of India). [1913 Webster] 2. An outcast; one despised by society. [1913 Webster] Pariah dog (Zo["o]l.), a mongrel race of half-wild dogs which act as scavengers in Oriental cities. Pariah kite (Zo["o]l.), a species of kite (Milvus govinda ) which acts as a scavenger in India. [1913 Webster] Kite \Kite\ (k[imac]t), n. [OE. kyte, AS. c[=y]ta; cf. W. cud, cut.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvin[ae], of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail. [1913 Webster] Note: The European species are Milvus ictinus and Milvus migrans ; the pariah kite of India is Milvus govinda; the sacred or Brahmany kite of India is Haliastur Indus ; the American fork-tailed kite is the Nauclerus furcatus . [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: One who is rapacious. [1913 Webster] Detested kite, thou liest. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A light frame of wood or other material covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) A lofty sail, carried only when the wind is light. [1913 Webster] 5. (Geom.) A quadrilateral, one of whose diagonals is an axis of symmetry. --Henrici. [1913 Webster] 6. Fictitious commercial paper used for raising money or to sustain credit, as a check which represents no deposit in bank, or a bill of exchange not sanctioned by sale of goods; an accommodation check or bill. [Cant] [1913 Webster] 7. (Zo["o]l.) The brill. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 8. (Naut.) A form of drag to be towed under water at any depth up to about forty fathoms, which on striking bottom is upset and rises to the surface; -- called also sentry. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Flying kites. (Naut.) See under Flying. Kite falcon (Zo["o]l.), an African falcon of the genus Avicida, having some resemblance to a kite. [1913 Webster]

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