from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of dicotyledonous shrubs, the type and only genus of the family Batidaceæ.
- noun A generic name applied to the rays or skates: equivalent to Raia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A small genus of plants constituting the family
Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs.
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- noun small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs
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The Park is also habitat for major South African populations of greater and lesser flamingo Phoenicoepterus ruber, and P. minor, osprey Pandion haliaetus, Neergaard's sunbird Nectarinia bifasciata, Woodward's batis Batis fratrum, Natal nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis, blackrumped button-quail Turnix hottentotta, black coucal Centropus bengalensis and shorttailed pipit Anthus brachyurus. 62 species are listed in the South African Red Data Book and 73 species are listed in CITES appendices.
The ecoregion lies within the eastern portion of the Cameroon and Gabon Lowlands endemic bird area (EBA), and includes forest batis (Batis minima), Rachel's malimbe (Malimbus racheliae), and forest swallow (Hirundo fuliginosa).
This coexistence, along with the geographical distribution of certain subspecies populations (e.g. of Margaret's batis), suggests that speciation occurred in Cryptosepalum forest fragments when bird populations were isolated there during drier climate cycles.
Au levant, au septentrion et au midi, elle a une grande plaine; au ponant, une montagne au pied de laquelle sont batis les faubourgs.
Others feed on grubs, such as the chaffinch, the sparrow, the ‘batis’, the green linnet, and the titmouse.
Warm, cloudy nights, with a little wind stirring, are generally the most favourable; but one of the best nights I ever had amongst the "Peach Blossoms" and "Buff Arches" (Thyatira batis and derasa) was in a wood in Warwickshire, when the rain fell in torrents, accompanied with fierce lightning and thunder, from about 11 p.m.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
Ili batis lin same kiel vin, they beat him the same as (they did) you.
Ili nepre ne batis lin, they could not have (surely did not) beat him.
Ili batis lin same kiel vi, they beat him in the same way as you (did).
When a Bororo man was angry with another he would not descend to vulgar language, but he generally armed himself with a bony spike of that deadly fish, the _raja_ (_Rhinobates batis_) or _mehro_, as it was called in the