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Greater Bairam
Bairam 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 Ionic
Ionic I*on"ic, n. 1. (Pros.) (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 Ionic. (b) A verse or meter composed or consisting of Ionic feet. 2. The Ionic dialect; as, the Homeric Ionic. 3. (Print.) Ionic type.
greater pettychaps
Pigpecker Pig"peck`er, n. (Zo["o]l.) The European garden warbler (Sylvia, or Currica, hortensis); -- called also beccafico and greater pettychaps.
greater plover
Greenshank Green"shank`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A European sandpiper or snipe (Totanus canescens); -- called also greater plover.
greater redpoll
Linnet 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

- Look up greater in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Greater may refer to: Greatness, the state of being great Greater than, in inequality Greater (film)...
- Greater London is the administrative area of London, which is coterminous with the London region. It contains 33 local government districts: the 32 London...
- Greater Manchester is a ceremonial county in North West England. It borders Lancashire to the north, Derbyshire and West Yorkshire to the east, Cheshire...
- The greater trochanter of the femur is a large, irregular, quadrilateral eminence and a part of the skeletal system. It is directed lateral and medially...
- Greater Khorāsān or Khorāsān or Khurāsān (Middle Persian: Xwarāsān; Persian: خراسان [xoɾɒːˈsɒːn] ) is a historical eastern region in the Iranian Plateau...
- Greater Noida is a planned city located in the Gautam Buddha Nagar district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city was created as an extension...
- Poland: Greater Poland Uprising (1794) Greater Poland Uprising (1806) Greater Poland Uprising (1846) Greater Poland Uprising (1848) Greater Poland Uprising...
- The Greater Khingan Range or Da Hinggan Range (simplified Chinese: 大兴安岭; traditional Chinese: 大興安嶺; pinyin: Dà Xīng'ān Lǐng; IPA: [tâ ɕíŋ.án.lìŋ]), is...
- Greater Pittsburgh is the metropolitan area surrounding the city of Pittsburgh in Western Pennsylvania, United States. The region includes Allegheny County...
- Greater Hungary can refer to: Kingdom of Hungary before 1920, informally also known as "Greater Hungary" or "Whole Hungary" in the amateur po****r literature...