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Ceratophrys cornuta
Horned Horned, a. Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part shaped like a horn. The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether tip. --Coleridge. Horned bee (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee (Osmia bicornis), having two little horns on the head. Horned dace (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish (Semotilus corporialis) common in brooks and ponds; the common chub. See Illust. of Chub. Horned frog (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog (Ceratophrys cornuta), having a pair of triangular horns arising from the eyelids. Horned grebe (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe (Colymbus auritus), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense tufts of feathers on the head. Horned horse (Zo["o]l.), the gnu. Horned lark (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark. Horned lizard (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad. Horned owl (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl (Bubo Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different regions; -- called also great horned owl, horn owl, eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the long-eared owl. See Eared owl, under Eared. Horned poppy. (Bot.) See Horn poppy, under Horn. Horned pout (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid fish; the bullpout. Horned rattler (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains, from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular horns between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder. Horned ray (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil. Horned screamer (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi. Horned snake (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes. Horned toad (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus Phrynosoma, of which nine or ten species are known. These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head, and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico and Texas. Called also horned lizard. Horned viper. (Zo["o]l.) See Cerastes.
Myzantha melanophrys
Bellbird Bell"bird`, n. [So called from their notes.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A South American bird of the genus Casmarhincos, and family Cotingid[ae], of several species; the campanero. (b) The Myzantha melanophrys of Australia.
Pagrus or Chrysophrys auratus
Gilthead Gilt"head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A marine fish. The name is applied to two species: (a) The Pagrus, or Chrysophrys, auratus, a valuable food fish common in the Mediterranean (so named from its golden-colored head); -- called also giltpoll. (b) The Crenilabrus melops, of the British coasts; -- called also golden maid, conner, sea partridge.

Meaning of Ophrys from wikipedia

- Their scientific name Ophrys is the Gr**** word for "eyebrow", referring to the furry edges of the lips of several species. Ophrys was first mentioned in...
- var. immaculata Ophrys apifera var. trollii Ophrys apifera var. fulvofusca Ophrys apifera var. belgarum Ophrys apifera var, jurana Ophrys apifera var. atrofuscus...
- Ophrys bombyliflora, the bumblebee orchid, is a species of Ophrys (bee orchid), native from the Mediterranean region from Portugal and the Canary Islands...
- Ophrys insectifera, the fly orchid, is a species of orchid and the type species of the genus Ophrys. It is remarkable as an example of ****ually-deceptive...
- much resemble an arthropod and especially a spider. Similar to Ophrys fuciflora and Ophrys apifera but flowers differ in that late spider orchid and bee...
- Italiana Media related to Ophrys bertolonii at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Ophrys bertolonii at Wikispecies Tela Botanica, Ophrys aurélien Arkive, Wildscreeen...
- bertolonii group. French : Ophrys de la Drôme German : Drôme-Ragwurz List of the orchids of Metropolitan France O. bertolonii group at www.ophrys-genus.be...
- Ophrys × arachnitiformis, the false spider orchid, is an orchid native to Europe. It is apparently a hybrid resulting from a cross between O. fuciflora...
- Ofride fior di Vespa, Sawfly Orchid Media related to Ophrys tenthredinifera at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Ophrys tenthredinifera at Wikispecies...
- recognized: Ophrys argolica subsp. aegaea (Kalteisen & H.R.Reinhard) H.A.Pedersen & Faurh. - Gr**** islands Ophrys argolica subsp. argolica - Greece Ophrys argolica...
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