from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ornithology, the terminal part of the under mandible of a bird, as far as the symphysis or gonys extends, corresponding to the dertrum of the upper mandible.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) The distal end of the mandibles of a bird.
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- noun zoology The
distalend of the mandiblesof a bird.
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The dominant vegetation is Acacia species, with Balanites roxburghii, Cordia myxa, Capparis spp.,
In northern Thailand, grass, raffia, paper, or plastic bags are placed over fruit like guava, citrus, pomegranate, and jack fruit to protect them from fruit flies. 6 The lasora tree (Cordia myxa), is a drought-resistant tree grown for its fruit and used as a living garden fence in arid northwestern India.
Page view page image: anointing the priests; the phœnicobalanus, which bears an intoxicating fruit, and gives to the priests who eat of it divining powers; the graceful palma, or sheath for the palm-flowers; the almond-tree, brilliant with its flowering branches; the wine-giving myxa; the ivory-palm fruit, of which censers are made; the mimosa Nilotica, and the golden olive of Arsinoë.
Gk. myxa (cognate with Gk. mykés ` mushroom ') means both ` nasal mucus' and ` lampwick. '