Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a red crest: as, the red-crested duck or pochard, Fuligula rufina.

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Examples

  • There's no doubt the animal they photographed was the elusive red-crested tree rat, says Salaman.

    Cute rodent species surfaces after 113 years

  • The nocturnal animal, the elusive red-crested tree rat, turned up just as Noble and Simon McKeown were heading off to bed, at 9:30 p.m. on May 4.

    Cute rodent species surfaces after 113 years

  • By coincidence, his organization had helped fund a team that spent over a year looking for the red-crested tree rat in Columbia between 2007 and 2008.

    Cute rodent species surfaces after 113 years

  • The red-crested tree rat was known only through descriptions and the skin from an animal captured in 1898 that is at the New York Museum of Natural History, Salaman says.

    Cute rodent species surfaces after 113 years

  • Among the glaring omissions was the pileated woodpecker, a large, handsome red-crested bird whose loud calls resound through our woods.

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  • Flag description: six equal horizontal bands of black (top), yellow, red, black, yellow, and red; a white disk is superimposed at the center and depicts a red-crested crane (the national symbol) facing the hoist side

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  • Ugandasix equal horizontal bands of black (top), yellow, red, black, yellow, and red; a white disk is superimposed at the center and depicts a red-crested crane (the national symbol) facing the hoist side

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  • The Cuckoo Vulture has a cousin, the Radical, which is not to be confused with its more splendidly-plumed relative the red-crested Radical.

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  • He looked down at the red-crested eagle, already trying to decide how to pose it for what would, for all sorts of reasons, undoubtedly prove the last volume of Birds and Viviparous Quadrupeds of Northern Terranova and Atlantis.

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  • He shaped the red-crested eagle with wings pulled back and up to brake its flight, talons splayed wide, and beak agape as if it were about to descend on a great honker's back.

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