Definition of Anhingas

1. Noun. (plural of anhinga) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anhingas

1. anhinga [n] - See also: anhinga

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anhingas

anhelose
anhelous
anhemitonic
anhemitonic pentatonic scale
anhemitonic pentatonic scales
anhepatic
anhepatic jaundice
anhepatogenous jaundice
anhidrosis
anhidrotics
anhima
anhimas
anhinga
anhingas (current term)
anhistic
anhistous
anholonomic
anholonomies
anhomomorphic
anhungered
anhungry
anhydrase
anhydrases
anhydrate
anhydration
anhydride
anhydrides
anhydrite

Literary usage of Anhingas

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

1. A familiar history of birds: Their Nature, Habits, and Instincts by Edward Stanley (1880)
"Cormorants.—Voracity of.—May be tamed.—Fierceness of. —Frigate-bird.—Solan Goose.—Lightness and Buoyancy of.—Nests. —anhingas, or Darters. TABLE XXVIII. ..."

2. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"... many miles in extent, which at that season (winter) was abundantly supplied with anhingas. There the Otter, the Alligator, and many species of birds, ..."

3. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"anhingas or Snake Birds are curiously formed creatures with a Heron-like head and ... Cormorants have a more bulky body than do the anhingas; their tail is ..."

4. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"anhingas—whip-necked "snake birds"—stand like statues so the sun can dry their ... OPPOSITE: anhingas control air bladders in their bodies so they can ride ..."

5. Adventure Guide to the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park by Bruce Morris (2004)
"Mud Lake is a good binding spot with anhingas, ibis and many other wading species. The 6.8-mile trail connects with the Buttonwood Canal, Coot Bay and Bear ..."

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