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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.
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.
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.

Meaning of Paradisea from wikipedia

- Paradisea (paradise lily) is a European genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae. It was formerly cl****ified in the family Anthericaceae or...
- Ornithoptera paradisea, the paradise birdwing, is a species of birdwing butterfly found in New Guinea. Arnold Pagenstecher and Staudinger both described...
- The blue crane (Grus paradisea), also known as the Stanley crane and the paradise crane, is the national bird of South Africa. The species is listed as...
- Abantis paradisea, the paradise skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in KwaZulu-Natal, Zululand, Transvaal, Swaziland, Zimbabwe...
- Glyphipterix paradisea is a species of sedge moth in the genus Glyphipterix. It was described by Walsingham in 1897. It is found in the West Indies. Beccaloni...
- Andraca paradisea is a moth of the family Endromidae. It is found in the Philippines (Mindanao). The wingspan is 34–41 mm for males and 46–48 mm for females...
- The paradise riflebird (Lophorina paradisea) is a p****erine bird of the family Paradisaeidae. Formerly a member of the genus Ptiloris, it has since been...
- Azatrephes paradisea is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1877. It is found in Brazil and French Guiana....
- (Lean/Universal, 2006) Kautokeino-Opproret (Lean 2008) Cuovgga Airras/ Sterna Paradisea (Lean/EmArcy/Universal, 2009) It Ain't Necessarily Evil, Bodes Bat Gal...
- Binomial name Diamena stenantha (Ravenna) Ravenna Synonyms Antheri**** stenanthum Ravenna Paradisea stenantha (Ravenna) Ravenna in G.T.Prance & T.S.Elias...
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