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D alpinaDaphnin Daph"nin, n. [Cf. F. daphnine.] (Chem.)
(a) A dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon
(Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential
principle of the plant. [R.]
(b) A white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a
glucoside, and extracted from Daphne mezereum and D.
alpina. T alpinaSandpiper Sand"pi`per, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small limicoline
game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas,
Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family
Note: The most important North American species are the
pectoral sandpiper (Tringa maculata), called also
brownback, grass snipe, and jacksnipe; the
red-backed, or black-breasted, sandpiper, or dunlin
(T. alpina); the purple sandpiper (T. maritima: the
red-breasted sandpiper, or knot (T. canutus); the
semipalmated sandpiper (Ereunetes pusillus); the
spotted sandpiper, or teeter-tail (Actitis
macularia); the buff-breasted sandpiper (Tryngites
subruficollis), and the Bartramian sandpiper, or
upland plover. See under Upland. Among the European
species are the dunlin, the knot, the ruff, the
sanderling, and the common sandpiper (Actitis, or
Tringoides, hypoleucus), called also fiddler,
peeper, pleeps, weet-weet, and summer snipe.
Some of the small plovers and tattlers are also called
2. (Zo["o]l.) A small lamprey eel; the pride.
Curlew sandpiper. See under Curlew.
Stilt sandpiper. See under Stilt. Tringa alpinaDunlin Dun"lin, n. [Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. dun hill
(E. dune), and linne pool, pond, lake, E. lin.] (Zo["o]l.)
A species of sandpiper (Tringa alpina); -- called also
churr, dorbie, grass bird, and red-backed sandpiper.
It is found both in Europe and America.
Meaning of Alpina from wikipedia
- Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen
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in Buchloe, in the Ostallgäu district
of Bavaria, Germany
is a German automobile manufacturing
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- Arctous alpina
(syn. Arctostaphylos alpina
), the alpine
bearberry, mountain bearberry
bearberry, is a dwarf shrub
in the heather family
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to high-performance luxury automobiles manufactured
by German automobile manufacturer Alpina
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B7 Bi-Turbo, or Alpina
B7, is the fifth generation
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by German automobile
2002, the Z8 was replaced
by the Alpina Roadster
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was a departure
from the hard-edged sporting focus
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- Campanula alpina
is a species
of perennial bellflower found
in the Eastern
Alps, Carpathian Mountains
and the Balkans. It comprises
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