Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of Paradise of the genus Manucodia of Boddaert; a chalybean. The term has also been used for some of the true birds of Paradise of the genus Paradisea of Linnæus or Manucodiata of Brisson.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any bird of the genus Manucodia, of Australia and New Guinea. They are related to the bird of paradise.
“Family Common Name Species Paradisaeidae Curl-crested manucode Manucodia comrii* Paradisaeidae Goldie's bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.”
“One of these birds, the curl-crested manucode, is found on all three major islands of the D'Entrecasteaux group and in the Trobriand Islands.”
“To the manucode is ascribed practical interference with the laws of Nature.”
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