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Menura superba
Lyre bird Lyre" bird` (Zo["o]l.) Any one of two or three species of Australian birds of the genus Menura. The male is remarkable for having the sixteen tail feathers very long and, when spread, arranged in the form of a lyre. The common lyre bird (Menura superba), inhabiting New South Wales, is about the size of a grouse. Its general color is brown, with rufous color on the throat, wings, tail coverts and tail. Called also lyre pheasant and lyre-tail.
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.

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- Superba, a Latin adjective meaning superb, may refer to: SUPERBA TVP process, a process in heatsetting Checker Superba, an automobile produced between...
- Gloriosa superba is a species of flowering plant in the family Colchicaceae. Common names include flame lily, climbing lily, creeping lily, glory lily...
- Superb-bird-of-Paradise, Greater Superb Bird-of-Paradise or Greater Lophorina (Lophorina superba) is a species of the Paradisaeidae (bird-of-paradise) family. It was considered...
- SATB 2Ob Str Bc II/9: 3 241 Jul. 1747 – Aug. 1748 (JSB) Sanctus of Missa superba D major 2SATB 2Oba 2Vl 3Va Bas Vc Vne Bc II/9: 45 by Kerll; arr. by Bach...
- Butea superba is a vining shrub native to Thailand, Vietnam, and India thought by locals to be an aphrodisiac among other effects. It is abundantly distributed...
- Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is a species of krill found in the Antarctic waters of the Southern Ocean. It is a small, swimming crustacean that...
- Dawsonia superba is a large moss, growing typically to 60 cm in height. It is the tallest self-supporting moss in the world, but the vine Spiridens reinwardtii...
- The Checker Superba was an automobile produced by Checker Motors Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan, between 1961 and 1963. The Superba used the Checker taxi...
- The hybrid elm cultivar Ulmus × hollandica 'Superba' is one of a number of intermediate forms arising from the crossing of the Wych Elm U. glabra with...
- Salvia × superba is a widely grown Salvia hybrid. Its origins are unknown, though it first appeared in cultivation, and its parents are believed to include...
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