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N HudsonicusCurlew 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 HudsoniusSpawn Spawn, n. [[root]170. See Spawn, v. t.]
1. The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic
2. Any product or offspring; -- used contemptuously.
3. (Hort.) The buds or branches produced from underground
4. (Bot.) The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from
Spawn eater (Zo["o]l.), a small American cyprinoid fish
(Notropis Hudsonius) allied to the dace. P HudsonicaMagpie 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
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 HudsoniusChickaree Chick"a*ree`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
The American red squirrel (Sciurus Hudsonius); -- so called
from its cry. Zapus HudsoniusJumping 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
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
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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- The Hudson River
is a 315-mile (507 km) river
to south primarily through eastern
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in the Adirondack...
- Kate Garry Hudson
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actress. She has received various
a Golden Globe Award
and a nomination
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by her nickname
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singer, actress, and talk show host. Throughout
- Rock Hudson
(born Roy Harold
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- Oliver Rutledge Hudson
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for his roles
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in the CBS comedy series Rules
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as the Hudson River
of the Hudson River
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