Definition of Kingfishers

1. Noun. (plural of kingfisher) ¹



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Definition of Kingfishers

1. kingfisher [n] - See also: kingfisher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingfishers

kingdom come
kingdom of glory
kingdome
kingdomed
kingdomes
kingdomless
kingdoms
kinge
kinged
kingella
kingella kingae
kingfish
kingfisher
kingfisher daisy
kingfisherlike
kingfishers (current term)
kingfishes
kinghood
kinghoods
kinging
kingite
kingklip
kingklips
kingle
kingles
kingless
kinglet
kinglets
kinglier
kingliest

Literary usage of Kingfishers

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"ON THE OSTEOLOGY AND SYSTEMATIC- POSITION OE THE kingfishers. ... or the kingfishers, the group which is the subject of the present contribution. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"In my 'Revision of the Classification of the kingfishers' (Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist., XXX, 1912, p. 265) the type of Megaceryle Kaup, 1848, ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"kingfishers nest in holes, usually made by themselves in a bank, and lay white eggs. The young are hatched naked, and the juvenal plumage i ..."

4. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"Every now and again they all leave together, take a short flight, and again return one by one. VIII.—On the Anatomy of the kingfishers, with Special ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"feet, whose anterior toes are, for the most part, united ; nevertheless these toes have not the same formation exactly, as in the kingfishers ; the plumage ..."

6. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Cuckoos, kingfishers, etc. KEY TO FAMILIES. A. Toes two before and two behind, the front toes ... kingfishers. (Only one Michigan species). Family 43. ..."

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