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Definition of Haliastur Indus

Haliastur Indus
Kite Kite, n. [OE. kyte, AS. c?ta; cf. W. cud, cut.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any raptorial bird of the subfamily Milvin[ae], of which many species are known. They have long wings, adapted for soaring, and usually a forked tail. Note: The European species are Milvus ictinus and M. govinda; the sacred or Brahmany kite of India is Haliastur Indus; the American fork-tailed kite is the Nauclerus furcatus. 2. Fig. : One who is rapacious. Detested kite, thou liest. --Shak. 3. A light frame of wood or other material covered with paper or cloth, for flying in the air at the end of a string. 4. (Naut.) A lofty sail, carried only when the wind is light. 5. (Geom.) A quadrilateral, one of whose diagonals is an axis of symmetry. --Henrici. 6. Fictitious commercial paper used for raising money or to sustain credit, as a check which represents no deposit in bank, or a bill of exchange not sanctioned by sale of goods; an accommodation check or bill. [Cant] 7. (Zo["o]l.) The brill. [Prov. Eng. ] Flying kites. (Naut.) See under Flying. Kite falcon (Zo["o]l.), an African falcon of the genus Avicida, having some resemblance to a kite.

Meaning of Haliastur Indus from wikipedia

- The brahminy kite (Haliastur indus), formerly known as the red-backed sea-eagle in Australia, is a medium-sized bird of prey in the family Accipitridae...
- English naturalist Prideaux John Selby in 1840 with brahminy kite (Haliastur indus) as the type species. The name of the genus combines the Ancient Gr****...
- forficatus Subfamily Milvinae Genus Haliastur Whistling kite, Haliastur sphenurus Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus Genus Milvus Red kite, Milvus milvus...
- leucocephala), black-rumped flameback (Dinopium benghalense), brahminy kite (Haliastur indus), jungle myna (Acridotheres fuscus), Indian spotted eagle (Aquila hastata)...
- (Syrmaticus reevesii) Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) Brahminy kite (Haliastur indus) Shikra (Accipiter badius) Pariah kite (Milvus migrans) Indian vulture...
- Black-breasted buzzard, Hamirostra melanosternon Haliastur Selby, 1840 Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus Whistling kite, Haliastur sphenurus Milvus Lacépède, 1799 Red...
- the approach to the Islands from the Malpe beach, brahminy kites (Haliastur indus), great white egrets, grey egrets (breeding plumage) and groups of...
- white-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster), brahminy kite (Haliastur indus), and crested serpent eagle (Spilornis cheela). Several other protected...
- victims of kleptoparasitism by steppe eagles. In India, Brahminy kites (Haliastur indus), black kites (Milvus migrans), laggar falcons (Falco juggar), Montagu's...
- goshawk, Accipiter gentilis Black kite, Milvus migrans Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus White-tailed eagle, Haliaeetus albicilla Pallas's fish eagle, Haliaeetus...