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Greater BairamBairam Bai*ram", n. [Turk. ba["i]r[=a]m.]
Either of two Mohammedan festivals, of which one (the Lesser
Bairam) is held at the close of the fast called Ramadan, and
the other (the Greater Bairam) seventy days after the fast. greater IonicIonic I*on"ic, n.
(a) A foot consisting of four syllables: either two long
and two short, -- that is, a spondee and a pyrrhic, in
which case it is called the greater Ionic; or two
short and two long, -- that is, a pyrrhic and a
spondee, in which case it is called the smaller
(b) A verse or meter composed or consisting of Ionic feet.
2. The Ionic dialect; as, the Homeric Ionic.
3. (Print.) Ionic type. greater redpollLinnet Lin"net (l[i^]n"n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L.
linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS.
l[=i]n flax; -- so called because it feeds on the seeds of
flax and hemp. See Linen.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of fringilline birds of the genera
Linota, Acanthis, and allied genera, esp. the common
European species (L. cannabina), which, in full summer
plumage, is chestnut brown above, with the breast more or
less crimson. The feathers of its head are grayish brown,
tipped with crimson. Called also gray linnet, red linnet,
rose linnet, brown linnet, lintie, lintwhite, gorse
thatcher, linnet finch, and greater redpoll. The
American redpoll linnet (Acanthis linaria) often has the
crown and throat rosy. See Redpoll, and Twite.
Green linnet (Zo["o]l.), the European green finch.
Meaning of Greater from wikipedia
to: Greatness, the state
of being great Greater
than, in inequality
it is used in referring
- Greater London
is a ceremonial county
that is located within
region. This region forms
the administrative boundaries
- Greater Manchester
is a metropolitan county
West England, with a po****tion of 2.8 million. It encomp****es one of the largest metropolitan
- The greater tubercle
of the humerus
is situated lateral
to the head of the humerus
to the lesser
tubercle. Its upper surface
- The greater
-than sign is a mathematical symbol
an inequality between
two values. The widely adopted
form of two equal-length strokes
- The greater omentum
(also the great
omentum, epiploon, or, especially
in animals, caul) is a large
- The greater trochanter
(great trochanter) of the femur
is a large, irregular, quadrilateral eminence
and a part of the skeletal
system. It is directed...
- The Cleveland metropolitan
area, or Greater Cleveland
as it is more commonly
known, is the metropolitan
the city of Cleveland
- The Greater London Authority referendum
of 1998 was a referendum
held in Greater London
on 7 May 1998, asking whether there
for the creation...
- Greater Kailash
to as GK) is a residential
area in South
Delhi, comprising several neighborhoods
markets. It is one of the...
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