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beak

beak Sentence Examples

  • The huge beak, looking like the great claw of a lobster, more than 8 in.

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  • I) as to bring the beak into close contact with the haunches of the fore-legs.

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  • This odd animal is provided with a bill or beak, which is not, like that of a bird, affixed to the skeleton, but is merely attached to the skin and muscles.

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  • long, with a pointed beak of 2 in.

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  • Owen's description showed this view to be groundless, and he attributed the extraordinary development of the toucan's beak to the need of compensating, by the additional power of mastication thus given, for the absence of any of the grinding structures that are so characteristic of the intestinal tract of vegetable-eating birds - its digestive organs possessing a general simplicity of formation.

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  • Owen's description showed this view to be groundless, and he attributed the extraordinary development of the toucan's beak to the need of compensating, by the additional power of mastication thus given, for the absence of any of the grinding structures that are so characteristic of the intestinal tract of vegetable-eating birds - its digestive organs possessing a general simplicity of formation.

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  • Owing to this joint the whole upper beak can be moved up and down with extra facility, according to the shoving forwards or backwards of the palato-pterygo-quadrate apparatus which moves sledge - like upon the cranial basis.

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  • These seeds, the linseed of commerce, are of a lustrous brown colour externally, and a compressed and elongated oval form, with a slight beak or projection at one extremity.

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  • The head is rounded in front, and differs from that of dolphins in not having the snout produced into a distinct "beak" separated from the forehead by a groove.

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  • In coloration it bears some resemblance to a chaffinch, but its much larger size and enormous beak make it easily recognizable, while on closer inspection the singular bull-hook form of some of its wing-feathers will be found to be very remarkable.

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  • The Corixidae are small flattened water-bugs, with very short unjointed beak, the labrum being enclosed within the second From Marlatt, Bull.

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  • The beak or umbo of each valve is prominent and rounded, and a number of sharp ridges and furrows radiate from the apex to the free edge of the shell, which is crenated.

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  • The beak is hard, strong and deeply notched, the nostrils are prominent, and the gape is furnished with twelve long hairs on each side.

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  • The Corixidae are small flattened water-bugs, with very short unjointed beak, the labrum being enclosed within the second From Marlatt, Bull.

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  • The characteristic, but by no means attractive, street dress of the Moslem women of the better class comprises a black horse-hair visor completely covering the face and projecting like an enormous beak, the nether extremities being encased in yellow boots reaching to the knee and fully displayed by the method of draping the garments in front.

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  • The ventral valve is usually the larger, and in many genera, such as Terebratula and Rhynchonella, has a prominent beak or umbo, with a circular or otherwise shaped foramen at or near its extremity, partly bounded by one or two plates, termed a deltidium.

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  • The ventral valve is usually the larger, and in many genera, such as Terebratula and Rhynchonella, has a prominent beak or umbo, with a circular or otherwise shaped foramen at or near its extremity, partly bounded by one or two plates, termed a deltidium.

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  • Some of the Greeks said that an eagle caught him in her beak and carried him unharmed to the bottom.

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  • - The Rhynchophora are a group of beetles easily recognized by the elongation of the head into a beak or snout, which carries the feelers at its sides and the jaws at its tip. The third tarsal segment is broad and bi-lobed, and the fourth is so small that the feet seem to be only four-segmented.

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  • They may be distinguished from the Neuroptera by the elongation of the head into a beak, the small prothorax, the narrow, elongate wings with predominantly longitudinal neuration, the presence of abdominal cerci and the cruciform larva.

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  • 1), contains some 6 or 7 species, having the beak, which is mostly transversely striped, and tail shorter than in Pteroglossus.

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  • The highest volcanoes, Tabanan, Batur and Gunung Agung (Bali Beak), have respectively heights of 7545 ft., 73 8 3 ft., and 10,497 ft., the central chain having an average altitude of 3282 ft.

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  • wide, curving out of the water at the ends, with ornamental bow and stern pieces and an iron beak (ferro), resembling a halberd, which is the highest part of the boat.

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  • In this work birds generally were grouped in two great divisions - " land-fowl " and "water-fowl" - the former being subdivided into those which have a crooked beak and talons, and those which have a straighter bill and claws, while the latter was separated into those which frequent waters and watery places, and those that swim in the water - each subdivision being further broken up into many :sections, to the whole of which a key was given.

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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.

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  • 3 The beak is richly coloured, 1 One point of some interest may, however, be noticed.

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  • In 1747 he decreed the abolition of serfdom, but this enactment was not carried 1 One of these, with the legend " Constantinvs Bassaraba De Brancovan D.G.Voevoda Et Princeps Valachiae Transalpinae," and having on the reverse the crowned shield of Walachia containing a raven holding a cross in its beak between a moon and a star, is engraved by Del Chiaro.

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  • The beak is large, strong and sharp-edged, the upper mandible terminating in a large hook; the wings are narrow and very long; the feet have no hind toe, and the three anterior toes are completely webbed.

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  • He rides on the Garuda, half man and half bird, having the head, wings, beak and talons of an eagle, and human body and limbs, its face being white, its wings red and its body golden.

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  • He rides on the Garuda, half man and half bird, having the head, wings, beak and talons of an eagle, and human body and limbs, its face being white, its wings red and its body golden.

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  • Another interesting species is the toucan (Ramphastos), whose enormous beak, awkward flight and raucous voice make it a conspicuous object in the great forests of northern Brazil.

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  • The name of "pink shrimp" is given to Pandalus montagui or annulicornis, which turns red on boiling and which resembles in form the larger "prawns," having a long rostrum or beak, saw-edged above and below.

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  • picoter, to peck, of a bird, and this would identify the word with "peck," a variant of "pick," a tap or stroke of the beak, especially used of the action of a bird in picking up grain or other food.

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  • The most typical family is the Drepanidae, so named for the stout sickle-shaped beak with which the birds extract insects from heavy-barked trees; Gadow considers the family American in its origin, and thinks that the Moho,' a family of honey-suckers, were later corners and from Australia.

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  • Externally the most striking feature of the bird is its head, armed with a powerful beak that it well knows how to use, and its face clothed with hairs and elongated feathers that sufficiently resemble the physiognomy of an owl to justify the generic name bestowed upon it.

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  • The movement of the zoospore is effected by the lashing of the cilia and is in the direction of the beak, while the zoospore slowly rotates on its long axis at the same time.

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  • Taking as our type the head of a cicad, we find a jointed rostrum or beak (figs.

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  • Beak's The Aftermath of War (1906) is an account of the repatriation work in the Orange River Colony.

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  • long, slightly flattened and with the rostrum or beak, in front of the carapace, very short.

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  • The eyes are arranged in rows running diagonally from the median anterior beak.

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  • Beak >>

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  • He has a quick eye & sharply curved beak.

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  • He has a sharp hooked beak, colored dark blue.

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  • You have a black colored, and powerful looking beak.

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  • Such birds are listed under psittacine beak and feather disease in Table 1 printed in Part I.

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  • Its has a pointed black beak, perfect for catching fish.

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  • I didn't see the sharp beak aiming for my eyes.

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  • She also has a long yellow beak that hardly ever stops talking!

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  • She is a dark brown color, and does not have the bright yellow beak or eye-ring seen in the male.

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  • beak trimming.

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  • beak colors can be difficult to discern.

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  • beak size did not appear to be familiar.

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  • beak opening.

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  • These should be given directly into the birds beak or better still with a dosing tube.

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  • It has a deep orange beak, with black at each end.

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  • This partial vessel was sculpted into a human upper face with a duck beak descending from just below the nose.

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  • The sticky seeds stick to the bird's beak.

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  • Note that the duck's beak on the near side of the card is repositioned on to its far side.

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  • Such a nose is called a hook nose or eagle's beak.

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  • MORE » Birds My sister had a canary called Myrtle that used to sing with its beak shut.

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  • eggplant seedling in her beak.

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  • fathomless black eyes, its sharp curved beak almost smiling.

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  • High risk of injurious feather pecking and cannibalism, thus beak trimming is often necessary.

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  • Hemirhamphodon pogonognathus is a rarely traded halfbeak with a very long beak and beautiful, if subtle, colouration.

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  • holding in the beak an Eel all proper.

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  • hooked beak, colored dark blue.

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  • What a handsome bird - it reminded me of an African hornbill with its red beak and black and white plumage.

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  • Head & Beak Square bulbous head (particularly in old males ), slightly protruding upper lip.

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  • Once the lower mandible makes contact with a fish the beak is snapped shut.

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  • However, they all have mouthparts that are modified into a sucking beak.

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  • They often used a tool called the pelican, which looked a bit like a pelican's beak.

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  • pointed black beak, perfect for catching fish.

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  • CREST: On a Wreath of the Colors upon Waves of Water a Swan holding in the beak an Eel all proper.

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  • psittacine beak and feather disease in Table 1 printed in Part I.

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  • regurgitated blood can stain the feathers around the beak and neck.

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  • The Bottlenose Dolphin is quite stocky with a short beak.

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  • stubby beak.

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  • swooping low Quickly darting, hovering slow, Eye glaring, beak tearing, Prey eaten out of sight.

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  • Its beak is long and narrow enough to extract seeds from prickly thistles, on which it is often seen feeding.

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  • The British Egg Industry Council will lead an industry group to produce a Code of Practice for beak trimming.

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  • It kills its young with its beak as preaching the word of God converts the unbelievers.

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  • The head is large and crested with a short beak, leaf type comb, muffled face, small rounded wattles and earlobes.

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  • Snowdrop has white feathers, pink eyes, pink feet, a pink face and a very pale beak.

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  • Katie the hen was taught to play the xylophone by hitting the notes with her beak.

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  • The Latin proverb has it that "Turdus malum sibi cacat"; but the sowing is really effected by the bird wiping its beak, to which the seeds adhere, against the bark of the tree on which it has alighted.

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  • Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.

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  • This odd animal is provided with a bill or beak, which is not, like that of a bird, affixed to the skeleton, but is merely attached to the skin and muscles.

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  • Owing to this joint the whole upper beak can be moved up and down with extra facility, according to the shoving forwards or backwards of the palato-pterygo-quadrate apparatus which moves sledge - like upon the cranial basis.

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  • The highest volcanoes, Tabanan, Batur and Gunung Agung (Bali Beak), have respectively heights of 7545 ft., 73 8 3 ft., and 10,497 ft., the central chain having an average altitude of 3282 ft.

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  • - The Rhynchophora are a group of beetles easily recognized by the elongation of the head into a beak or snout, which carries the feelers at its sides and the jaws at its tip. The third tarsal segment is broad and bi-lobed, and the fourth is so small that the feet seem to be only four-segmented.

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  • Though the genus Strepsilas seems to be rightly placed among the Charadriidae (see PLOVER), it occupies a somewhat abnormal position among them, and in the form of its short pointed beak and its variegated coloration has hardly any very near relative.

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  • In bugs and aphids (Hemiptera), the fused second maxillae form a jointed grooved beak or rostrum (fig.

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  • The Hemiptera, with their piercing mandibles and first maxillae and with their second maxillae fused to form a jointed beak, stand far apart from them.

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  • In this work birds generally were grouped in two great divisions - " land-fowl " and "water-fowl" - the former being subdivided into those which have a crooked beak and talons, and those which have a straighter bill and claws, while the latter was separated into those which frequent waters and watery places, and those that swim in the water - each subdivision being further broken up into many :sections, to the whole of which a key was given.

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  • wide, curving out of the water at the ends, with ornamental bow and stern pieces and an iron beak (ferro), resembling a halberd, which is the highest part of the boat.

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  • The head is rounded in front, and differs from that of dolphins in not having the snout produced into a distinct "beak" separated from the forehead by a groove.

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  • The characteristic, but by no means attractive, street dress of the Moslem women of the better class comprises a black horse-hair visor completely covering the face and projecting like an enormous beak, the nether extremities being encased in yellow boots reaching to the knee and fully displayed by the method of draping the garments in front.

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  • In coloration it bears some resemblance to a chaffinch, but its much larger size and enormous beak make it easily recognizable, while on closer inspection the singular bull-hook form of some of its wing-feathers will be found to be very remarkable.

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  • Another interesting species is the toucan (Ramphastos), whose enormous beak, awkward flight and raucous voice make it a conspicuous object in the great forests of northern Brazil.

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  • from the extremity of the beak to the end of the tail, the male being slightly larger than the female.

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  • Taking as our type the head of a cicad, we find a jointed rostrum or beak (figs.

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  • IV., 2nd maxillae, a, sub-mentum; b, mentum; c, ligula, forming beak; d, hypopharynx (shown also from front d', and behind d").

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  • a family of predaceous bugs that attack other insects and suck their juices; the beak is short, and carried under the head in a hooklike curve, not - as in the preceding families - lying close against the breast.

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  • I) as to bring the beak into close contact with the haunches of the fore-legs.

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  • gubia or gulbia, in Ducange gulbium, an implement ad hortum excolendum, and also instrumentum ferreum in usu fabrorum; according to the New English Dictionary the word is probably of Celtic origin, gylf, a beak, appearing in Welsh, and gilb, a boring tool, in Cornish), a tool of the chisel type with a curved blade, used for scooping a groove or channel in wood, stone, &c. (see TooL).

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  • Beak's The Aftermath of War (1906) is an account of the repatriation work in the Orange River Colony.

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  • long, slightly flattened and with the rostrum or beak, in front of the carapace, very short.

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  • The name of "pink shrimp" is given to Pandalus montagui or annulicornis, which turns red on boiling and which resembles in form the larger "prawns," having a long rostrum or beak, saw-edged above and below.

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  • picoter, to peck, of a bird, and this would identify the word with "peck," a variant of "pick," a tap or stroke of the beak, especially used of the action of a bird in picking up grain or other food.

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  • The beak or umbo of each valve is prominent and rounded, and a number of sharp ridges and furrows radiate from the apex to the free edge of the shell, which is crenated.

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  • They may be distinguished from the Neuroptera by the elongation of the head into a beak, the small prothorax, the narrow, elongate wings with predominantly longitudinal neuration, the presence of abdominal cerci and the cruciform larva.

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  • The most typical family is the Drepanidae, so named for the stout sickle-shaped beak with which the birds extract insects from heavy-barked trees; Gadow considers the family American in its origin, and thinks that the Moho,' a family of honey-suckers, were later corners and from Australia.

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  • Externally the most striking feature of the bird is its head, armed with a powerful beak that it well knows how to use, and its face clothed with hairs and elongated feathers that sufficiently resemble the physiognomy of an owl to justify the generic name bestowed upon it.

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  • The old fable of this bird inserting its beak into a reed or plunging it into the ground, and so causing the booming sound with which its name will be always associated, is also exploded, and nowadays indeed so few people in Britain have ever heard its loud and awful voice, which seems to be uttered only in the breeding-season, and is therefore unknown in a country where it no longer breeds, that incredulity as to its booming at all has in some quarters succeeded the old belief in this as in other reputed peculiarites of the species.

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  • Charleton (Onomasticon, p. 115); but the bird, with its enormous beak and feather-like tongue, was described by Oviedo in his Sumario de la historia natural de las Indias, first published at Toledo in 1527 (ch.

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  • oyseaux, p. 184) gave a characteristic figure of its beak, and in 1558 Thevet (Singularitez de la France antarctique, pp. 88-90) a long description, together with a woodcut (in some respects inaccurate, but quite unmistakable) of the whole bird, under the name of "Toucan," which he was the first to publish.

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  • 2 In 1656 the beak of an "Aracari of Brazil," which was a toucan of some sort, was contained in the Musaeum tradescantianum (p. 2), but the word toucan does not appear there.

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  • still incorrect) from a drawing received from Ferrerius, and suggested that from the size of its beak the bird should be called Burhynchus or Ramphestes.

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  • The huge beak, looking like the great claw of a lobster, more than 8 in.

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  • 3 The beak is richly coloured, 1 One point of some interest may, however, be noticed.

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  • 1), contains some 6 or 7 species, having the beak, which is mostly transversely striped, and tail shorter than in Pteroglossus.

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  • The eyes are arranged in rows running diagonally from the median anterior beak.

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  • from the carpal joint to the tip. The top of the head is white, bounded by black, which, beginning in stiff bristly feathers turned forwards over the base of the beak, proceeds on either side of the face in a well-defined band to the eye, where it bifurcates into two narrow stripes, of which the upper one passes above and beyond that feature till just in front of the scalp it suddenly turns upwards across the head and meets the corresponding stripe from the opposite side, enclosing the white forehead already mentioned, while the lower stripe extends beneath the eye about as far backwards and then suddenly stops.

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  • The movement of the zoospore is effected by the lashing of the cilia and is in the direction of the beak, while the zoospore slowly rotates on its long axis at the same time.

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  • These seeds, the linseed of commerce, are of a lustrous brown colour externally, and a compressed and elongated oval form, with a slight beak or projection at one extremity.

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  • The beak is hard, strong and deeply notched, the nostrils are prominent, and the gape is furnished with twelve long hairs on each side.

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  • long, with a pointed beak of 2 in.

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  • The forehead descends abruptly to the base of the slightly flattened beak, which is about 6 in.

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  • In 1747 he decreed the abolition of serfdom, but this enactment was not carried 1 One of these, with the legend " Constantinvs Bassaraba De Brancovan D.G.Voevoda Et Princeps Valachiae Transalpinae," and having on the reverse the crowned shield of Walachia containing a raven holding a cross in its beak between a moon and a star, is engraved by Del Chiaro.

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  • The beak is large, strong and sharp-edged, the upper mandible terminating in a large hook; the wings are narrow and very long; the feet have no hind toe, and the three anterior toes are completely webbed.

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  • Regurgitated blood can stain the feathers around the beak and neck.

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  • The Bottlenose Dolphin is quite stocky with a short beak.

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  • The most recent drawing was of a bird, a small, common looking bird with a short, stubby beak.

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  • Giant bird swooping low Quickly darting, hovering slow, Eye glaring, beak tearing, Prey eaten out of sight.

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  • It kills its young with its beak as preaching the word of God converts the unbelievers.

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  • The head is large and crested with a short beak, leaf type comb, muffled face, small rounded wattles and earlobes.

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  • Snowdrop has white feathers, pink eyes, pink feet, a pink face and a very pale beak.

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  • Katie the hen was taught to play the xylophone by hitting the notes with her beak.

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  • Add an orange jellybean or chocolate candy for the beak of the chick.

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  • Use another reverse fold to make a beak for your crane.

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  • Using black marker, draw in two eyes, a beak, and feet.

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  • An adult eagle's body is dark brown, its beak is yellow, and its wings can span seven feet.

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  • The tail is broad, the wings are rounded, and the beak is curved.

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  • These helmets also sported a flange at the front of the helmet giving it a beak like quality from the side.

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  • from the point of the beak to the extremity of the tail, and 9 ft.

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  • from the point of the beak to the extremity of the tail, and 9 ft.

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  • The Hemiptera, with their piercing mandibles and first maxillae and with their second maxillae fused to form a jointed beak, stand far apart from them.

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  • from the extremity of the beak to the end of the tail, the male being slightly larger than the female.

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  • a family of predaceous bugs that attack other insects and suck their juices; the beak is short, and carried under the head in a hooklike curve, not - as in the preceding families - lying close against the breast.

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  • The old fable of this bird inserting its beak into a reed or plunging it into the ground, and so causing the booming sound with which its name will be always associated, is also exploded, and nowadays indeed so few people in Britain have ever heard its loud and awful voice, which seems to be uttered only in the breeding-season, and is therefore unknown in a country where it no longer breeds, that incredulity as to its booming at all has in some quarters succeeded the old belief in this as in other reputed peculiarites of the species.

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  • The forehead descends abruptly to the base of the slightly flattened beak, which is about 6 in.

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  • from the carpal joint to the tip. The top of the head is white, bounded by black, which, beginning in stiff bristly feathers turned forwards over the base of the beak, proceeds on either side of the face in a well-defined band to the eye, where it bifurcates into two narrow stripes, of which the upper one passes above and beyond that feature till just in front of the scalp it suddenly turns upwards across the head and meets the corresponding stripe from the opposite side, enclosing the white forehead already mentioned, while the lower stripe extends beneath the eye about as far backwards and then suddenly stops.

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