Definition of Piranga

1. Noun. A genus of Thraupidae.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Piranga

Pipistrellus subflavus
Pipola
Pippa
Pipracil
Pipridae
Piptadenia
Piptadenia macrocarpa
Pipturus
Pipturus albidus
Pipturus argenteus
Piqueria
Piraeus
Pirahã
Pirandellian
Pirandello
Piranga (current term)
Piranga flava hepatica
Piranga ludoviciana
Piranga olivacea
Piranga rubra
Pirani
Pirani gauge
Pirate
Pirenella
Pirie's bone
Pirogoff's amputation
Pirogoff's angle
Pirogoff's triangle
Pirojpur District
Piroplasma

Literary usage of Piranga

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

1. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"The name Piranga ... Our present bird should therefore in future be called Piranga mexicana (Linnaeus). ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1899)
"... Piranga rubra, — PRR Rep., IX, 1858, p. 300, where he cites it as a synonym of the bird now known as Piranga ..."

3. Travels in Brazil, in the Years 1817-1820: Undertaken by Command of His by Johann Baptist von Spix, Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, Hannibal Evans Lloyd (1824)
"The gold washed in the Rio Piranga is so fine, that it often forms a thin skin floating on the water, and therefore cannot well be separated, ..."

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