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English → English (gcide) Definition: Seleucides alba Paradise \Par"a*dise\ (p[a^]r"[.a]*d[imac]s), n. [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend pairida[=e]za an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. peri`) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and E. dough. Cf. Parvis.] [1913 Webster] 1. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation. [1913 Webster] 2. The abode of sanctified souls after death. [1913 Webster] To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise. --Luke xxiii. 43. [1913 Webster] It sounds to him like her mother's voice, Singing in Paradise. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 3. A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness. [1913 Webster] The earth Shall be all paradise. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Wrapt in the very paradise of some creative vision. --Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster] 4. (Arch.) An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc. [1913 Webster] 5. A churchyard or cemetery. [Obs.] --Oxf. Gloss. [1913 Webster] Fool's paradise. See under Fool, and Limbo. Grains of paradise. (Bot.) See Melequeta pepper, under Pepper. Paradise bird. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Bird of paradise. Among the most beautiful species are the superb (Lophorina superba ); the magnificent (Diphyllodes magnifica); and the six-shafted paradise bird (Parotia sefilata). The long-billed paradise birds (Epimachin[ae]) also include some highly ornamental species, as the twelve-wired paradise bird (Seleucides alba), which is black, yellow, and white, with six long breast feathers on each side, ending in long, slender filaments. See Bird of paradise in the Vocabulary. Paradise fish (Zo["o]l.), a beautiful fresh-water Asiatic fish (Macropodus viridiauratus) having very large fins. It is often kept alive as an ornamental fish. Paradise flycatcher (Zo["o]l.), any flycatcher of the genus Terpsiphone, having the middle tail feathers extremely elongated. The adult male of Terpsiphone paradisi is white, with the head glossy dark green, and crested. Paradise grackle (Zo["o]l.), a very beautiful bird of New Guinea, of the genus Astrapia, having dark velvety plumage with brilliant metallic tints. Paradise nut (Bot.), the sapucaia nut. See Sapucaia nut. [Local, U. S.] Paradise whidah bird. (Zo["o]l.) See Whidah. [1913 Webster] Bird of paradise \Bird“ of par”a*dise\ (Zo["o]l.) The name of several very beautiful birds of the genus Paradisea and allied genera, inhabiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands. The males have brilliant colors, elegant plumes, and often remarkable tail feathers. [1913 Webster] Note: The Great emerald (Paradisea apoda) and the Lesser emerald (Paradisea minor) furnish many of the plumes used as ornaments by ladies; the Red bird of paradise is Paradisea rubra or Paradisea sanguinea; the Golden bird of paradise is Parotia aurea or Parotia sexsetacea; the King bird of paradise is Cincinnurus regius. The name is also applied to the longer-billed birds of another related group (Epimachin[ae]) from the same region. The Twelve-wired bird of paradise (Seleucides alba) is one of these. See Paradise bird, and Note under Apod. [1913 Webster]

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