from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given in Jamaica to one of the tanagers, the Tanagra zena of Gosse, now Spindalis nigricephala, an oscine passerine bird of the family Tanagridæ, which feeds on the berries of the bully-tree.
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America -- appears upon the shore; and now the hocco, * (* Ceyx alector, the peacock-pheasant; C. pauxi, the cashew-bird.) with its black plumage and tufted head, moves slowly along the sausos.
This is a new genus, approaching the alchornea of Swartz.] [* Ceyx alector, the peacock-pheasant; C. pauxi, the cashew-bird.]