Manucode
Manucode Man"u*code, n. [Javanese manukdewata the bird of the gods: cf. F. manucode.] (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Manucodia}, of Australia and New Guinea. They are related to the bird of paradise. [1913 Webster]

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  • manucode — /man yeuh kohd /, n. any of various birds of paradise of the New Guinea region, having dark, metallic plumage. [1825 35; < F, shortening of NL Manucodiata (orig. a genus name) < Malay manuk dewata bird of paradise (manuk bird + dewata gods < an… …   Universalium

  • manucode — noun Any of the birds of paradise in the genus …   Wiktionary

  • manucode — man·u·code …   English syllables

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  • manucode — ˈmanyəˌkōd noun Etymology: French, from New Latin manucodiata, from Malay manuq dewata, literally, bird of the gods : any of various birds of paradise; especially : a chiefly iridescent black or greenish bird (genus Manucodia) of Australia and… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Jobi Manucode — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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