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Acutangular A*cut"an`gu*lar, a.
Chaetura caudacutaSwift 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
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of lizards, as the
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 acutaPintail 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.
Meaning of Acuta from wikipedia
- For the binomial nomenclature
term, see acutus, acuta
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- Physella acuta
is a species
of small, left-handed or sinistral, air-breathing freshwater
snail, an aquatic gastropod mollusk
in the family
- The pintail
or northern pintail
) is a duck with wide geographic distribution
in the northern areas
- Sida acuta
, the common
wireweed, is a species
of flowering plant
in the mallow
family, Malvaceae. It is believed
to have originated
- Rhagastis acuta
is a moth of the family
Sphingidae. It is known
from south-east Asia, including
and Indonesia. It is similar
- 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
and Taiwan. Its basionym
is Cimex acutus
and it is now placed
in the family...
- 3-benzoxepin derivatives
as cyclooxygenase inhibitors
from Perilla frutescens
". J. Nat. Prod. 63 (3): 403–405. doi:10.1021/np990362o. Hyo-Sun Shin, in...
- Siphanta acuta
as Fish Moth) is a plant-feeding insect
in the family
Flatidae; this species
in various parts
- Quercus acuta
, the ****anese evergreen
oak, is an oak native
to ****an, South
Korea, Taiwan, and China's Guizhou Province
Province. Due to...
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