from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the birds of paradise in the genus Manucodia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any bird of the genus Manucodia, of Australia and New Guinea. They are related to the bird of paradise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird of Paradise of the genus Manucodia of Boddaert; a chalybean.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.
To the manucode is ascribed practical interference with the laws of
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.