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Hudsonian
Whimbrel Whim"brel, n. [Cf. Whimper.] (Zo["o]l) Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the European species (Numenius ph[ae]opus), called also Jack curlew, half curlew, stone curlew, and tang whaup. See Illustration in Appendix. Hudsonian or, Eskimo, whimbreal, the Hudsonian curlew.
N Hudsonicus
Curlew Cur"lew (k[^u]r"l[=u]), n. [F. courlieu, corlieu, courlis; perh. of imitative origin, but cf. OF. corlieus courier; L. currere to run + levis light.] (Zo["o]l.) A wading bird of the genus Numenius, remarkable for its long, slender, curved bill. Note: The common European curlew is N. arquatus. The long-billed (N. longirostris), the Hudsonian (N. Hudsonicus), and the Eskimo curlew (N. borealis, are American species. The name is said to imitate the note of the European species. Curlew Jack (Zo["o]l.) the whimbrel or lesser curlew. Curlew sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), a sandpiper (Tringa ferruginea, or subarquata), common in Europe, rare in America, resembling a curlew in having a long, curved bill. See Illustation in Appendix.
Notropis Hudsonius
Spawn Spawn, n. [[root]170. See Spawn, v. t.] 1. The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals. 2. Any product or offspring; -- used contemptuously. 3. (Hort.) The buds or branches produced from underground stems. 4. (Bot.) The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from which fungi. Spawn eater (Zo["o]l.), a small American cyprinoid fish (Notropis Hudsonius) allied to the dace.
P Hudsonica
Magpie Mag"pie, n. [OE. & Prov. E. magot pie, maggoty pie, fr. Mag, Maggot, equiv. to Margaret, and fr. F. Marquerite, and common name of the magpie. Marguerite is fr. L. margarita pearl, Gr. ?, prob. of Eastern origin. See Pie magpie, and cf. the analogous names Tomtit, and Jackdaw.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of the genus Pica and related genera, allied to the jays, but having a long graduated tail. Note: The common European magpie (Pica pica, or P. caudata) is a black and white noisy and mischievous bird. It can be taught to speak. The American magpie (P. Hudsonica) is very similar. The yellow-belled magpie (P. Nuttalli) inhabits California. The blue magpie (Cyanopolius Cooki) inhabits Spain. Other allied species are found in Asia. The Tasmanian and Australian magpies are crow shrikes, as the white magpie (Gymnorhina organicum), the black magpie (Strepera fuliginosa), and the Australian magpie (Cracticus picatus). Magpie lark (Zo["o]l.), a common Australian bird (Grallina picata), conspicuously marked with black and white; -- called also little magpie. Magpie moth (Zo["o]l.), a black and white European geometrid moth (Abraxas grossulariata); the harlequin moth. Its larva feeds on currant and gooseberry bushes.
Sciurus Hudsonius
Chickaree Chick"a*ree`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The American red squirrel (Sciurus Hudsonius); -- so called from its cry.
Zapus Hudsonius
Jumping Jump"ing, p. a. & vb. n. of Jump, to leap. Jumping bean, a seed of a Mexican Euphorbia, containing the larva of a moth (Carpocapsa saltitans). The larva by its sudden movements causes the seed to roll to roll and jump about. Jumping deer (Zo["o]l.), a South African rodent (Pedetes Caffer), allied to the jerboa. Jumping jack, a toy figure of a man, jointed and made to jump or dance by means of strings. Jumping louse (Zo["o]l.), any of the numerous species of plant lice belonging to the family Psyllid[ae], several of which are injurious to fruit trees. Jumping mouse (Zo["o]l.), North American mouse (Zapus Hudsonius), having a long tail and large hind legs. It is noted for its jumping powers. Called also kangaroo mouse. Jumping mullet (Zo["o]l.), gray mullet. Jumping shrew (Zo["o]l.), any African insectivore of the genus Macroscelides. They are allied to the shrews, but have large hind legs adapted for jumping. Jumping spider (Zo["o]l.), spider of the genus Salticus and other related genera; one of the Saltigrad[ae]; -- so called because it leaps upon its prey.

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- Hudson may refer to: Hudson (surname) Hudson (given name) Hudson, Buenos Aires Province, a town in Berazategui Partido Hudson, Ontario Hudson, Quebec...
- Kate Garry Hudson (born April 19, 1979) is an American actress, author, and fashion designer. She rose to prominence for her performance in the film Almost...
- Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer Jr.; November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985) was an American actor, generally known for his turns as a leading man during...
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- Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer and actress. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American...
- The Hudson River is a 315-mile (507 km) river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States. The river originates...
- Hudson Yards is a real estate development in the Chelsea and Hudson Yards neighborhoods of Manhattan, New York City. It is the largest private real estate...
- William Louis Hudson (born October 17, 1949) is an American musician and actor. He is best known for his role as a vocalist in the band The Hudson Brothers...
- Henry Hudson (c. 1565 – 1611) was an English sea explorer and navigator during the early 17th century, best known for his explorations of present-day Canada...
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