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Acutangular
Acutangular A*cut"an`gu*lar, a. Acute-angled.
Chaetura caudacuta
Swift Swift, n. 1. The current of a stream. [R.] --Walton. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous birds of the family Micropodid[ae]. In form and habits the swifts resemble swallows, but they are destitute of complex vocal muscles and are not singing birds, but belong to a widely different group allied to the humming birds. Note: The common European swift (Cypselus, or Micropus, apus) nests in church steeples and under the tiles of roofs, and is noted for its rapid flight and shrill screams. It is called also black martin, black swift, hawk swallow, devil bird, swingdevil, screech martin, and shreik owl. The common American, or chimney, swift (Ch[ae]tura pelagica) has sharp rigid tips to the tail feathers. It attaches its nest to the inner walls of chimneys, and is called also chimney swallow. The Australian swift (Ch[ae]tura caudacuta) also has sharp naked tips to the tail quills. The European Alpine swift (Cypselus melba) is whitish beneath, with a white band across the breast. The common Indian swift is Cypselus affinis. See also Palm swift, under Palm, and Tree swift, under Tree. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of lizards, as the pine lizard. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The ghost moth. See under Ghost. 5. [Cf. Swivel.] A reel, or turning instrument, for winding yarn, thread, etc.; -- used chiefly in the plural. 6. The main card cylinder of a flax-carding machine.
Dafila acuta
Pintail Pin"tail`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A northern duck (Dafila acuta), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also gray duck, piketail, piket-tail, spike-tail, split-tail, springtail, sea pheasant, and gray widgeon. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains and Rocky Mountains (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus); -- called also pintailed grouse, pintailed chicken, springtail, and sharptail.

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- For the binomial nomenclature term, see acutus, acuta. ACUTA was a North American nonprofit ****ociation whose core purpose was to support higher education...
- Physella acuta is a species of small, left-handed or sinistral, air-breathing freshwater snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Physidae. Common...
- The pintail or northern pintail (Anas acuta) is a duck with wide geographic distribution that breeds in the northern areas of Europe and across the Palearctic...
- Sida acuta, the common wireweed, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is believed to have originated in Central America...
- Rhagastis acuta is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from south-east Asia, including India, Thailand and Indonesia. It is similar to Rhagastis...
- The common cold, also known simply as a cold, is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that primarily affects the nose. The throat...
- Leptocorisa acuta is a species of bug recorded from northern Australia, Malesia and Taiwan. Its basionym is Cimex acutus and it is now placed in the family...
- 3-benzoxepin derivatives as cyclooxygenase inhibitors from Perilla frutescens var. acuta". J. Nat. Prod. 63 (3): 403–405. doi:10.1021/np990362o. Hyo-Sun Shin, in...
- Siphanta acuta (also known as Fish Moth) is a plant-feeding insect in the family Flatidae; this species of planthopper is found in various parts of the...
- Quercus acuta, the ****anese evergreen oak, is an oak native to ****an, South Korea, Taiwan, and China's Guizhou Province and Guangdong Province. Due to...
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