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Menura superbaLyre 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 superbaSuperb Su*perb", a. [F. superbe, L. superbus, fr. super over.
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
Superb warber. (Zo["o]l.) See Blue wren, under Wren. --
Su*perb"ly, adv. -- Su*perb"ness, n.
Meaning of Superba from wikipedia
, a Latin adjective meaning
superb, may refer
TVP process, a process
in heatsetting Checker Superba
, an automobile produced
- Gloriosa superba
is a species
of flowering plant
in the family
Colchicaceae. Common names include flame
- Superb-bird-of-Paradise, Greater Superb
Bird-of-Paradise or Greater Lophorina
) 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
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
to be an aphrodisiac among other
effects. It is abundantly
- Antarctic krill
) is a species
of krill found
in the Antarctic waters
of the Southern
Ocean. It is a small, swimming crustacean
- 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
- The Checker Superba
was an automobile produced
by Checker Motors Company
of Kalamazoo, Michigan, between
1961 and 1963. The Superba
used the Checker
- The hybrid
elm cultivar Ulmus
' is one of a number
of intermediate forms arising
from the crossing
of the Wych Elm U. glabra
is a widely grown Salvia
hybrid. Its origins
are unknown, though
it first appeared
in cultivation, and its parents
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