dor-fly, dorhawk
see dor n.1

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dor — I. noun or dorr ˈdȯ(ə)r, ȯ(ə); also dor bug ( s) Etymology: Middle English dorre, dore, from Old English dora bumblebee; akin to …   Useful english dictionary

  • dor — n. [Written also Dorr.] 1. Cockchafer, dor bug, tree beetle, dumbledor, dummador, May bug (Melolontha vulgaris). 2. Black beetle, dor beetle, dor fly, buzzard clock (Geotrupes stercorarius) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dor — /dɔ/ (say daw) noun any of various insects that fly with a buzzing or droning noise. Also, dorr. {Middle English dor(r)e, Old English dora} …  

  • dorhawk — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: dor (I) + hawk; from its diet : the common European nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) * * * dorˈhawk noun The nightjar • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • may-beetle — n.; (also may bug) Cockchafer, dor, dor bug, tree beetle, dor beetle, dor fly, dummador …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • The Conduit — Developer(s) High Voltage Software Publisher(s) Sega …   Wikipedia

  • pet-2, petǝ- : ptē-, ptō- (Gk. ptā-) —     pet 2, petǝ : ptē , ptō (Gk. ptā )     English meaning: to fall; to fly     Deutsche Übersetzung: “auf etwas los or niederstũrzen, fliegen, fallen”     Material: O.Ind. pátati “flies, wirft sich, fällt” (= πέτομαι, Lat. petō, O.Welsh… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • Eugenics — is the self direction of human evolution : Logo from the Second International Eugenics Conference, 1921, depicting Eugenics as a tree which unites a variety of different fields.[1] Eugenics is the applied science or the bio social movement which… …   Wikipedia

  • Cephalopod — Cephalopods Temporal range: Devonian – Recent[1] (Stem groups from Cambrian)[2] …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”