crowned pigeon

crowned pigeon
noun
: any of several pigeons constituting a genus (Goura) native to New Guinea and adjacent islands having a high fan-shaped erect crest of lacy feathers and slaty-blue plumage and being occasionally as large as geese

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  • crowned pigeon — Queen Queen, n. [OE. quen, quene, queen, quean, AS. cw[=e]n wife, queen, woman; akin to OS. qu[=a]n wife, woman, Icel. kv[=a]n wife, queen, Goth. q[=e]ns. [root]221. See {Quean}.] 1. The wife of a king. [1913 Webster] 2. A woman who is the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crowned pigeon — gouros statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Geotrygon; Goura angl. crowned pigeon vok. Krontaube, f rus. венценосный голубь, m pranc. goura, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gouros siauresnis terminas – paprastoji goura… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • crowned pigeon — noun any bird of the genus Goura …   Wiktionary

  • Western Crowned Pigeon — Taxobox name = Western Crowned Pigeon status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae genus = Goura species = G. cristata binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Victoria Crowned Pigeon — Taxobox name = Victoria Crowned Pigeon image width = 225px status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae genus = Goura species = G. victoria… …   Wikipedia

  • White-crowned Pigeon — John James Audubon s colour print of the white crowned pigeon Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Southern Crowned Pigeon — Taxobox name = Southern Crowned Pigeon image width = 225px image caption = Goura scheepmakeri sclateri status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae …   Wikipedia

  • white-crowned pigeon — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a large chiefly slate colored pigeon (Columba leucocephala) of Florida and the West Indies having the head white above * * * white crowned pigeon «HWYT KROWND», a wild pigeon of the West Indies and the southern tip of Florida,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • white-crowned pigeon — baltavainikis karvelis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Columba leucocephala; Patagioenas leucocephala angl. white crowned pigeon vok. Weißscheiteltaube, f rus. белошапочный голубь, m pranc. pigeon à couronne blanche, m… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Victoria crowned-pigeon — Viktorijos goura statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Geotrygon victoria; Goura victoria angl. Victoria crowned pigeon vok. Fächertaube, f rus. веероносный венценосный голубь, m pranc. goura de Victoria, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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