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Chinchilla lanigera
Chinchilla Chin*chil"la, n. [Sp.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small rodent (Chinchilla lanigera), of the size of a large squirrel, remarkable for its fine fur, which is very soft and of a pearly gray color. It is a native of Peru and Chili. 2. The fur of the chinchilla. 3. A heavy, long-napped, tufted woolen cloth.
Cornigerous
Cornigerous Cor*nig"er*ous (k?r-n?j"?r-?s), a. [L. corniger; cornu horn + gerere to bear.] Horned; having horns; as, cornigerous animals. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Cotalpa lanigera
Goldsmith Gold"smith`, n. [AS. goldsmi?. See Gold., and Smith.] 1. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc., of gold. 2. A banker. [Obs.] Note: The goldsmiths of London formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely. Goldsmith beetle (Zo["o]l.), a large, bright yellow, American beetle (Cotalpa lanigera), of the family Scarab[ae]id[ae]
Crinigerous
Crinigerous Cri*nig"er*ous (kr?-n?j"?r-?s), a. [L. criniger; crinis hair + gerere to bear.] Bearing hair; hairy. [R.]
G niger
Cricket Crick"et (kr?k"?t), n. [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See Creak.] (Zo["o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. Note: The common European cricket is Gryllus domesticus; the common large black crickets of America are G. niger, G. neglectus, and others. Balm cricket. See under Balm. Cricket bird, a small European bird (Silvia locustella); -- called also grasshopper warbler. Cricket frog, a small American tree frog (Acris gryllus); -- so called from its chirping.
Gobius niger
Sea gudgeon Sea" gud"geon (Zo["o]l.) The European black goby (Gobius niger).
H niger
Henbane Hen"bane`, n. [Hen + bane.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Hyoscyamus (H. niger). All parts of the plant are poisonous, and the leaves are used for the same purposes as belladonna. It is poisonous to domestic fowls; whence the name. Called also, stinking nightshade, from the fetid odor of the plant. See Hyoscyamus.
Hyoscyamus niger
Hyoscyamine Hy`os*cy"a*mine, n. [See Hyoscyamus.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted as a white crystalline substance, with a sharp, offensive taste. Hyoscyamine is isomeric with atropine, is very poisonous, and is used as a medicine for neuralgia, like belladonna. Called also hyoscyamia, duboisine, etc.
Hyoscyamus niger
Hyoscyamus Hy`os*cy"a*mus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? a sow, hog + ? a bean.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of poisonous plants of the Nightshade family; henbane. 2. (Med.) The leaves of the black henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), used in neuralgic and pectorial troubles.
I laniger
Indris In"dris, Indri In"dri, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any lemurine animal of the genus Indris. Note: Several species are known, all of them natives of Madagascar, as the diadem indris (I. diadema), which has a white ruff around the forehead; the woolly indris (I. laniger); and the short-tailed or black indris (I. brevicaudatus), which is black, varied with gray.
Indris laniger
Woolly Wool"ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. ``My fleece of woolly hair.' --Shak. 3. Clothed with wool. ``Woolly breeders.' --Shak. 4. (Bot.) Clothed with a fine, curly pubescence resembling wool. Woolly bear (Zo["o]l.), the hairy larva of several species of bombycid moths. The most common species in the United States are the salt-marsh caterpillar (see under Salt), the black and red woolly bear, or larva of the Isabella moth (see Illust., under Isabella Moth), and the yellow woolly bear, or larva of the American ermine moth (Spilosoma Virginica). Woolly butt (Bot.), an Australian tree (Eucalyptus longifolia), so named because of its fibrous bark. Woolly louse (Zo["o]l.), a plant louse (Schizoneura, or Erisoma, lanigera) which is often very injurious to the apple tree. It is covered with a dense coat of white filaments somewhat resembling fine wool or cotton. In exists in two forms, one of which infests the roots, the other the branches. See Illust. under Blight. Woolly macaco (Zo["o]l.), the mongoose lemur. Woolly maki (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed lemur (Indris laniger) native of Madagascar, having fur somewhat like wool; -- called also avahi, and woolly lemur. Woolly monkey (Zo["o]l.), any South American monkey of the genus Lagothrix, as the caparro. Woolly rhinoceros (Paleon.), an extinct rhinoceros (Rhinoceros tichorhinus) which inhabited the arctic regions, and was covered with a dense coat of woolly hair. It has been found frozen in the ice of Siberia, with the flesh and hair well preserved.
Lanigerous
Lanigerous La*nig"er*ous, a. [L. laniger; lano wool + gerere to hear.] Bearing or producing wool.
Linigerous
Linigerous Li*nig"er*ous (l[i^]*n[i^]j"[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [L. linum flax + -gerous.] Bearing flax; producing linen.
Pennigerous
Pennigerous Pen*nig"er*ous, a. [L. penniger; penna feather + gerere to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) Bearing feathers or quills.
ramtil or niger
Ramtil Ram"til, n. [Bengali ram-til.] A tropical African asteraceous shrub (Guizotia abyssinica) cultivated for its seeds (called ramtil, or niger, seeds) which yield a valuable oil used for food and as an illuminant.
S niger
Pomfret Pom"fret, n. [Perhaps corrupt. fr. Pg. pampano a kind of fish.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) One of two or more species of marine food fishes of the genus Stromateus (S. niger, S. argenteus) native of Southern Europe and Asia. (b) A marine food fish of Bermuda (Brama Raji).
Schizoneura or Erisoma lanigera
Woolly Wool"ly, a. 1. Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece. 2. Resembling wool; of the nature of wool. ``My fleece of woolly hair.' --Shak. 3. Clothed with wool. ``Woolly breeders.' --Shak. 4. (Bot.) Clothed with a fine, curly pubescence resembling wool. Woolly bear (Zo["o]l.), the hairy larva of several species of bombycid moths. The most common species in the United States are the salt-marsh caterpillar (see under Salt), the black and red woolly bear, or larva of the Isabella moth (see Illust., under Isabella Moth), and the yellow woolly bear, or larva of the American ermine moth (Spilosoma Virginica). Woolly butt (Bot.), an Australian tree (Eucalyptus longifolia), so named because of its fibrous bark. Woolly louse (Zo["o]l.), a plant louse (Schizoneura, or Erisoma, lanigera) which is often very injurious to the apple tree. It is covered with a dense coat of white filaments somewhat resembling fine wool or cotton. In exists in two forms, one of which infests the roots, the other the branches. See Illust. under Blight. Woolly macaco (Zo["o]l.), the mongoose lemur. Woolly maki (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed lemur (Indris laniger) native of Madagascar, having fur somewhat like wool; -- called also avahi, and woolly lemur. Woolly monkey (Zo["o]l.), any South American monkey of the genus Lagothrix, as the caparro. Woolly rhinoceros (Paleon.), an extinct rhinoceros (Rhinoceros tichorhinus) which inhabited the arctic regions, and was covered with a dense coat of woolly hair. It has been found frozen in the ice of Siberia, with the flesh and hair well preserved.
Spinigerous
Spinigerous Spi*nig"er*ous, a. [L. spiniger; spina spine + gerere to bear.] Bearing a spine or spines; thorn-bearing.
Tricornigerous
Tricornigerous Tri`cor*nig"er*ous, a. [L. tricorniger; tricornis three-horned (see Tri-, and Horn) + -gerere to bear.] Having three horns.
Troglodytes niger
or Troglodytes niger) which approaches more nearly to man, in most respects, than any other ape. When full grown, it is from three to four feet high.

Meaning of Niger from wikipedia

- 8°E / 16°N 8°E / 16; 8 Niger or the Niger (/niːˈʒɛər/ or /ˈnaɪdʒər/; French: [niʒɛʁ]), officially the Republic of the Niger, is a landlocked country...
- The Niger–Congo languages is the world's largest language family and Africa's largest in terms of geographical area, number of speakers, and number of...
- The Niger River (/ˈnaɪdʒər/; French: (le) fleuve Niger, pronounced [(lə) flœv niʒɛʁ]) is the prin****l river of West Africa, extending about 4,180 km (2...
- Aspergillus niger is a fungus and one of the most common species of the genus Aspergillus. It causes a disease called "black mold" on certain fruits and...
- Niger or Niger State is a state in Central Nigeria and the largest state in the country. The state capital is Minna, and other major cities are Bida, Kontagora...
- The Niger Delta is the delta of the Niger River sitting directly on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean in Nigeria. It is typically considered to...
- The Royal Niger Company was a mercantile company chartered by the British government in the nineteenth century. It was formed in 1879 as the United African...
- Niger is a country in Western Africa. Niger may also refer to: Niger River, a river in West Africa Niger State, the largest state in Nigeria Niger Vallis...
- Order of the Niger. Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON) Member...
- Hyoscyamus niger, commonly known as henbane, black henbane or stinking nightshade, is a poisonous plant in the family Solanaceae. The name henbane dates...
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