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  • n. sixteenth-century spelling of cyma

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of halcyons or kingfishers, of the subfamily Daceloninæ, inhabiting the Australian and Papuan regions, as the poditti, S. flavirostris. (See cut in preceding column.) This has the bill yellow, tipped with black. In S. torotoro the bill is orange.


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