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Bird of paradise
Bird of paradise Bird" of par"a*dise (Zo["o]l.) The name of several very beautiful birds of the genus Paradisea and allied genera, inhabiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands. The males have brilliant colors, elegant plumes, and often remarkable tail feathers. Note: The Great emerald (Paradisea apoda) and the Lesser emerald (P. minor) furnish many of the plumes used as ornaments by ladies; the Red is P. rubra or sanguinea; the Golden is Parotia aurea or sexsetacea; the King is Cincinnurus regius. The name is also applied to the longer-billed birds of another related group (Epimachin[ae]) from the same region. The Twelve-wired (Seleucides alba) is one of these. See Paradise bird, and Note under Apod.
Disparadised
Disparadised Dis*par"a*dised, a. Removed from paradise. [R.] --Cockeram.
Emparadise
Emparadise Em*par"a*dise, v. t. Same as Imparadise.
grains of Paradise
Pepper Pep"per, n. [OE. peper, AS. pipor, L. piper, fr. Gr. ?, ?, akin to Skr. pippala, pippali.] 1. A well-known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the Piper nigrum. Note: Common, or black, pepper is made from the whole berry, dried just before maturity; white pepper is made from the ripe berry after the outer skin has been removed by maceration and friction. It has less of the peculiar properties of the plant than the black pepper. Pepper is used in medicine as a carminative stimulant. 2. (Bot.) The plant which yields pepper, an East Indian woody climber (Piper nigrum), with ovate leaves and apetalous flowers in spikes opposite the leaves. The berries are red when ripe. Also, by extension, any one of the several hundred species of the genus Piper, widely dispersed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the earth. 3. Any plant of the genus Capsicum, and its fruit; red pepper; as, the bell pepper. Note: The term pepper has been extended to various other fruits and plants, more or less closely resembling the true pepper, esp. to the common varieties of Capsicum. See Capsicum, and the Phrases, below. African pepper, the Guinea pepper. See under Guinea. Cayenne pepper. See under Cayenne. Chinese pepper, the spicy berries of the Xanthoxylum piperitum, a species of prickly ash found in China and Japan. Guinea pepper. See under Guinea, and Capsicum. Jamaica pepper. See Allspice. Long pepper. (a) The spike of berries of Piper longum, an East Indian shrub. (b) The root of Piper, or Macropiper, methysticum. See Kava. Malaguetta, or Meleguetta, pepper, the aromatic seeds of the Amomum Melegueta, an African plant of the Ginger family. They are sometimes used to flavor beer, etc., under the name of grains of Paradise. Red pepper. See Capsicum. Sweet pepper bush (Bot.), an American shrub (Clethra alnifolia), with racemes of fragrant white flowers; -- called also white alder. Pepper box or caster, a small box or bottle, with a perforated lid, used for sprinkling ground pepper on food, etc. Pepper corn. See in the Vocabulary. Pepper elder (Bot.), a West Indian name of several plants of the Pepper family, species of Piper and Peperomia. Pepper moth (Zo["o]l.), a European moth (Biston betularia) having white wings covered with small black specks. Pepper pot, a mucilaginous soup or stew of vegetables and cassareep, much esteemed in the West Indies. Pepper root. (Bot.). See Coralwort. pepper sauce, a condiment for the table, made of small red peppers steeped in vinegar. Pepper tree (Bot.), an aromatic tree (Drimys axillaris) of the Magnolia family, common in New Zealand. See Peruvian mastic tree, under Mastic.
M paradisiaca
Musa Mu"sa, n.; pl. Mus[ae]. [NL., fr. Ar. mauz, mauza, banana.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial, herbaceous, endogenous plants of great size, including the banana (Musa sapientum), the plantain (M. paradisiaca of Linn[ae]us, but probably not a distinct species), the Abyssinian (M. Ensete), the Philippine Island (M. textilis, which yields Manila hemp), and about eighteen other species. See Illust. of Banana and Plantain.
Musa paradisiaca
Plantain cutter, or Plantain eater (Zo["o]l.), any one of several large African birds of the genus Musophaga, or family Musophagid[ae], especially Musophaga violacea. See Turaco. They are allied to the cuckoos. Plantain squirrel (Zo["o]l.), a Java squirrel (Sciurus plantani) which feeds upon plantains. Plantain tree (Bot.), the treelike herb Musa paradisiaca. See def. 1 (above).
Paradisaea or Lophorina superba
Superb Su*perb", a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over. See Super-.] 1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade. 2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations. 3. Showy; excellent; grand; as, a superb exhibition. Superb paradise bird (Zo["o]l.), a bird of paradise (Paradis[ae]a, or Lophorina, superba) having the scapulars erectile, and forming a large ornamental tuft on each shoulder, and a large gorget of brilliant feathers on the breast. The color is deep violet, or nearly black, with brilliant green reflections. The gorget is bright metallic green. Superb warber. (Zo["o]l.) See Blue wren, under Wren. -- Su*perb"ly, adv. -- Su*perb"ness, n.
Paradisaic
Paradisaic Par`a*di*sa"ic, Paradisaical Par`a*di*sa"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, paradise; paradisiacal. ``Paradisaical pleasures.' --Gray.
Paradisaical
Paradisaic Par`a*di*sa"ic, Paradisaical Par`a*di*sa"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, paradise; paradisiacal. ``Paradisaical pleasures.' --Gray.
Paradisal
Paradisal Par"a*di`sal, a. Paradisiacal.
Paradise
Paradise Par"a*dise, v. t. To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch. [R.] --Marston.
paradise nut
Sapucaia Sap`u*ca"ia (?; Pg. ?), n. [Pg. sapucaya.] (Bot.) A Brazilian tree. See Lecythis, and Monkey-pot. [Written also sapucaya.] Sapucaia nut (Bot.), the seed of the sapucaia; -- called also paradise nut.
Paradisea apoda
Bird of paradise Bird" of par"a*dise (Zo["o]l.) The name of several very beautiful birds of the genus Paradisea and allied genera, inhabiting New Guinea and the adjacent islands. The males have brilliant colors, elegant plumes, and often remarkable tail feathers. Note: The Great emerald (Paradisea apoda) and the Lesser emerald (P. minor) furnish many of the plumes used as ornaments by ladies; the Red is P. rubra or sanguinea; the Golden is Parotia aurea or sexsetacea; the King is Cincinnurus regius. The name is also applied to the longer-billed birds of another related group (Epimachin[ae]) from the same region. The Twelve-wired (Seleucides alba) is one of these. See Paradise bird, and Note under Apod.
Paradisean
Paradisean Par`a*dis"e*an, a. Paradisiacal.
Paradised
Paradised Par"a*dised, a. Placed in paradise; enjoying delights as of paradise.
Paradisiac
Paradisiac Par`a*dis"i*ac, Paradisiacal Par`a*di*si"a*cal, a. [L. paradisiacus.] Of or pertaining to paradise; suitable to, or like, paradise. --C. Kingsley. --T. Burnet. ``A paradisiacal scene.' --Pope. The valley . . . is of quite paradisiac beauty. --G. Eliot.
Paradisiacal
Paradisiac Par`a*dis"i*ac, Paradisiacal Par`a*di*si"a*cal, a. [L. paradisiacus.] Of or pertaining to paradise; suitable to, or like, paradise. --C. Kingsley. --T. Burnet. ``A paradisiacal scene.' --Pope. The valley . . . is of quite paradisiac beauty. --G. Eliot.
Paradisial
Paradisial Par`a*dis"i*al, Paradisian Par`a*dis"i*an, a. Paradisiacal. [R.]
Paradisian
Paradisial Par`a*dis"i*al, Paradisian Par`a*dis"i*an, a. Paradisiacal. [R.]
Paradisic
Paradisic Par`a*dis"ic, a. Paradisiacal. [R.] --Broome.
Paradisical
Paradisical Par`a*dis"ic*al, a. Paradisiacal. [R.]
Ptiloris paradisea
Riflebird Ri"fle*bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of beautiful birds of Australia and New Guinea, of the genera Ptiloris and Craspidophora, allied to the paradise birds. Note: The largest and best known species is Ptiloris paradisea of Australia. Its general color is rich velvety brown, glossed with lilac; the under parts are varied with rich olive green, and the head, throat, and two middle tail feathers are brilliant metallic green.
S paradisaea
Tern Tern (t[~e]rn), n. [Dan. terne, t[ae]rne; akin to Sw. t["a]rna, Icel. [thorn]erna; cf. NL. sterna.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera. Note: Terns differ from gulls chiefly in their graceful form, in their weaker and more slender bills and feet, and their longer and more pointed wings. The tail is usually forked. Most of the species are white with the back and wings pale gray, and often with a dark head. The common European tern (Sterna hirundo) is found also in Asia and America. Among other American species are the arctic tern (S. paradis[ae]a), the roseate tern (S. Dougalli), the least tern (S. Antillarum), the royal tern (S. maxima), and the sooty tern (S. fuliginosa). Hooded tern. See Fairy bird, under Fairy. Marsh tern, any tern of the genus Hydrochelidon. They frequent marshes and rivers and feed largely upon insects. River tern, any tern belonging to Se["e]na or allied genera which frequent rivers. Sea tern, any tern of the genus Thalasseus. Terns of this genus have very long, pointed wings, and chiefly frequent seas and the mouths of large rivers.
Superb paradise bird
Superb Su*perb", a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over. See Super-.] 1. Grand; magnificent; august; stately; as, a superb edifice; a superb colonnade. 2. Rich; elegant; as, superb furniture or decorations. 3. Showy; excellent; grand; as, a superb exhibition. Superb paradise bird (Zo["o]l.), a bird of paradise (Paradis[ae]a, or Lophorina, superba) having the scapulars erectile, and forming a large ornamental tuft on each shoulder, and a large gorget of brilliant feathers on the breast. The color is deep violet, or nearly black, with brilliant green reflections. The gorget is bright metallic green. Superb warber. (Zo["o]l.) See Blue wren, under Wren. -- Su*perb"ly, adv. -- Su*perb"ness, n.
Unparadise
Unparadise Un*par"a*dise, v. t. [1st pref. un- + paradise.] To deprive of happiness like that of paradise; to render unhappy. [R.] --Young.
Vidua paradisea
Whidah bird Whid"ah bird`, (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of finchlike birds belonging to the genus Vidua, native of Asia and Africa. In the breeding season the male has very long, drooping tail feathers. Called also vida finch, whidah finch, whydah bird, whydah finch, widow bird, and widow finch. Note: Some of the species are often kept as cage birds, especially Vidua paradisea, which is dark brownish above, pale buff beneath, with a reddish collar around the neck.

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