from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A German copper corn equivalent to 12 hellers at Cassel and Cologne.


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  • The term has its origins from a Latin word albus, meaning “white”.


  • Neither is there in the epithet leukos, not "albus" but "candidus," anything which renders this unlikely here, but rather the contrary; a diamond, for instance, being of the purest glistering white.

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  • The term has its origins from a Latin word albus, meaning "white".

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  • Other colonial birds are the Neotropic cormorant Phalacrocorax olivaceus, black-necked cormorant Phalacrocorax magellanicus, great egret Casmerodius albus, black-crowned night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax and common tern Sterna hirundo.

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  • Among the bird species the following are the commonest: military macaw Ara militaris (VU), rufescent tinamu Crypturellus cinnamomeus, spot‑bellied bobwhite Colinus leucopogon, great curassow Crax rubra, crested guan Penelope purpurascens, blue‑winged teal Anas discors, roseate spoonbill Ajaia ajaja, thick knee Burhinus bistriatus, jabiru Jabiru mycteria (VU), ibis Eudocimus albus and laughing falcon Herpetotheres cachinans.

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  • In addition, a number of colonial birds such as great egret (Casmerodius albus), little blue heron (Egretta caerulea), and snowy egret (Egretta thula) use even the most disturbed patches of this ecoregion as nesting sites.

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  • Their solution that the significatum totale or significatum adaequatum of a conclusion or proposition is the object of knowledge is not confined to conclusions or propositions concerning accidents, such as ˜homo est albus™, whose significatum totale is hominem esse album (which itself is a significabile per complexum).

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