Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as red-billed: as, the red-beaked hornbill, Buceros erythrorhynchus, of Africa.

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Examples

  • In my rooms at the top of the Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, I spent countless hours as a child studying the behaviour of the red-beaked khyungkar which nested in the crevices of its walls.

    The Natural World

  • In my rooms at the top of the Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, I spent countless hours as a child studying the behaviour of the red-beaked khyungkar which nested in the crevices of its walls.

    The Natural World

  • In my rooms at the top of the Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, I spent countless hours as a child studying the behaviour of the red-beaked khyungkar which nested in the crevices of its walls.

    The Natural World

  • In my rooms at the top of the Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lamas, I spent countless hours as a child studying the behaviour of the red-beaked khyungkar which nested in the crevices of its walls.

    The Natural World

  • Here Asie was in her element, like the warder among convicts, like a vulture red-beaked amid corpses; more terrible than the savage horrors that made the passer-by shudder in astonishment sometimes, at seeing one of their youngest and sweetest reminiscences hung up in a dirty shop window, behind which a

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • Thinking the word korwe denoted some small animal, I waited with interest to see what he would extract; he broke the clay which surrounded the slit, put his arm into the hole, and brought out a ‘Tockus’, or ‘red-beaked hornbill’, which he killed.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • The game species were fine large green mallard; dark pintail; quail, and red-beaked brown partridge with the soft black eye.

    The Land of Midian

  • The animals — red-beaked Terror Birds and prey alike — were out of sight behind them.

    Ilium

  • It is relieved of a portion of the parasitic ticks, so common on the hides of thick-skinned animals, by means of the red-beaked rhinoceros birds, _Buphaga erythrorhynca_, a dozen or more of which may be seen partly perched on its horns and partly moving about on its back, and picking up the ticks on which they feed.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • Footnote: A herd of buffaloes is generally accompanied by one or more red-beaked rhinoceros birds.

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