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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

- Greater may refer to: Greatness, the state of being great Greater than, in inequality In terms of geography and politics it is used in referring to a...
- Greater London is a ceremonial county of England that makes up the majority of the London region. This region forms the administrative boundaries of London...
- Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a po****tion of 2.8 million; the third largest in...
- The greater-than sign is a mathematical symbol that denotes an inequality between two values. The widely adopted form of two equal-length strokes connecting...
- The greater tubercle of the humerus is situated lateral to the head of the humerus and posterolateral to the lesser tubercle. Its upper surface is rounded...
- (listen)), sometimes called Greater Khorasan[citation needed], is a historical region which formed the northeast province of Greater Iran. The name signifies...
- Coordinates: 21°59′N 79°02′W / 21.983°N 79.033°W / 21.983; -79.033 The Greater Antilles (Spanish: Grandes Antillas; French: Grandes Antilles Haitian Creole:...
- James the Great also known as James, son of Zebedee or as Saint James the Greater (Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב‎, Yaʿăqōḇ; Latin: Iacobus Maximus; Gr****: Ἰάκωβος; died...
- The greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) is the most widespread and largest species of the flamingo family. It is found in Africa, on the Indian subcontinent...
- make up Greater London; each is governed by a London borough council. The present London boroughs were all created at the same time as Greater London on...
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