from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several crested ground-dwelling pigeons, of the genus Goura, from New Guinea

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of several species of large, crested ground pigeons of the genus Goura, inhabiting New Guinea and adjacent islands. The Queen Victoria pigeon (Goura Victoria) and the crowned pigeon (G. coronata) are among the best known species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of crownpigeons of the Papuan subfamily Gourinæ. The best-known species is G. coronata. G. albertisi inhabits New Guinea, while G. victoria is found in the adjoining islands of Jobie and Misory. Also called Lophyrus, Megapelia, and Ptilophyrus.
  • n. See gora.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.