Definition of Pipile

1. Noun. Genus of large crested guans (the piping guans).

Exact synonyms: Genus Pipile
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cracidae, Family Cracidae
Member holonyms: Piping Guan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipile

Pioneer Days
Piophila casei
Pipa americana
Pipa pipa
Pipel
Pipels
Piper
Piper's forceps
Piper betel
Piper cubeba
Piper longum
Piper nigrum
Piperaceae
Piperales
Pipil
Pipile
Pipilo
Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Pipistrellus
Pipistrellus pipistrellus
Pipistrellus subflavus
Pipola
Pippa
Pipracil
Pipridae
Piptadenia
Piptadenia macrocarpa
Pipturus
Pipturus albidus
Pipturus argenteus

Literary usage of Pipile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"pipile cuma- nensis, Set. et Salv. PZS 1870, p. 629; Burn. PZS 1871, p. 702 (Tucuman). Description.—Bronzy black ; whole top of the head white, ..."

2. List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum by George Robert Gray (1848)
"Penelope pipile, var. (A), Temm. Gall. iii. p. 695. Penelope jacutinga, Spir ... Penelope pipile, Wayl. Ms, 1830, p. 1109. Penelope nigrifrons, Tcmm., Less. ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1900)
"AK FISHER, Washington, DC pipile t1.«. Pipilo. ... Butait may be a question whether pipile and Pipilo are not radically distinct words. ..."

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