yellow-backed

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the back yellow, or having yellow on the back: specific in some phrase-names of animals: as, the blue yellow-backed warbler, Parula americana (which see, under Parula).

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The fictional Dr. Watson caught a hint of this in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery": I walked down to the station with them, and then wandered through the streets of the little town, finally returning to the hotel, where I lay upon the sofa and tried to interest myself in a yellow-backed novel.

    A three pipe problem

  • The fictional Dr. Watson caught a hint of this in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery": I walked down to the station with them, and then wandered through the streets of the little town, finally returning to the hotel, where I lay upon the sofa and tried to interest myself in a yellow-backed novel.

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  • I walked down to the station with them, and then wandered through the streets of the little town, finally returning to the hotel, where I lay upon the sofa and tried to interest myself in a yellow-backed novel.

    Sex Dungeon for Sale!

  • I walked down to the station with them, and then wandered through the streets of the little town, finally returning to the hotel, where I lay upon the sofa and tried to interest myself in a yellow-backed novel.

    Sole Music

  • Threatened or now rare species also include blue monkey Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanii, yellow-backed duiker Cephalophus sylvicultor, sitatunga Tragelophus spekei, giant hog, hylochoerus meinertzhageni, bushpig potomochoerus porcus, the Rwenzori hyrax Dendrohyrax arboreus ruwenzorii and Ruwenzori otter-shrew Micropotamogale ruwenzorii (EN).

    Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda

  • Less common animals in the area include golden cat Felis aurata, red-flanked duiker Cephalophus rufilatus, yellow-backed duiker C. sylvicultor and aardvark Orycteropus afer.

    Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic

  • The Ituri Forest has one of the highest numbers of duiker species in Africa including blue duiker Cephalophus monticola, black-fronted duiker C. nigrifrons (E), white-bellied duiker C. leucogaster, Peter's duiker C. callipygus, Bay duiker C. dorsalis, and yellow-backed duiker C. sylvicultor.

    Okapi Faunal Reserve, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • The Cryptosepalum forests provide prime habitat for yellow-backed duiker (Cephalophus sylvicultor) and blue duiker (C. monticola).

    Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests

  • In the yellow-backed novels it is known as blackmail.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • In the yellow-backed novels it is known as blackmail.

    The Vesuvius Club

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