Definitions

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  • n. macruran

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as macrura, macrural, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See Macrura, etc.

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Examples

  • The light gray-brown mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) with its iridescent neck patches and long, tapered tail ( "macroura" means

    Sanford's Second Love After Cheating? Killing birds

  • The Sriviliputhur (Kamarajar District in Tamil Nadu) and Amaravathy Nagar (Coimbatore District) have the largest remaining populations of the threatened grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura).

    East Deccan dry-evergreen forests

  • Dominant species in different associations are: Calamagrostis arundinacea, Carex macroura, Aegopodium podagraria, Vaccinium vitis-idaea and V. myrtillus.

    West Siberian broadleaf and mixed forests

  • Some of the smaller threatened species include Jerdon's palm civet (Paradoxurus jerdoni), slender loris (Loris tardigradus), grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura), and Indian giant squirrel (Ratufa indica).

    South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests

  • Small carnivorous marsupials, typically including the long-tailed planigale (Planigale ingrami) and the stripe-faced dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), are among the most abundant mammals using this subterranean shelter.

    Mitchell grass downs

  • Rich in species, this ecoregion - mapped as wetter Zambezian miombo woodland by White (1983) - includes nearly all the miombo dominants, such as Brachystegia floribunda, B. glaberrima, B. taxifolia, B. wangermeeana, Marquesia macroura, Julbernadia globiflora, J. paniculata, and Isoberlinia angolensis.

    Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands

  • This vegetation supports greater floral richness and includes almost all the miombo dominants, such as Brachystegia floribunda, B. glaberrima, B. taxifolia, B. wangermeeana, B. utilis, Marquesia macroura, Julbernadia globiflora, J. paniculata, and Isoberlinia angolensis.

    Eastern Miombo woodlands

  • The grass layer of this forest type contains forest species (Vaccinium vitis-idaea, V. myrtillus, Calamagrostis arundinacea, Carex macroura, Chimaphla umbellata) and steppe species (Calamagrostis arundinacea, C. epigeios, Carex supia, Koleria cristata, Aegopodium podagraria, Artemisia commutata).

    Kazakh forest steppe

  • The threatened species include the Asian elephant, gaur (Bos gaurus), slender loris (Loris tardigradus), wild dog, sloth bear, Jerdon's palm civet, and grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura).

    Malabar Coast moist forests

  • As the skua pursues the kittiwake and the glaucous gull, it is in its turn pursued with extraordinary fierceness by the little swiftly-flying and daring bird _taernan_, the Arctic tern (_Sterna macroura_, Naum.).

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

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