Nyctule Acadica
Acadian A*ca"di*an, a. Of or pertaining to Acadia, or Nova Scotia. ``Acadian farmers.'' --Longfellow. -- n. A native of Acadie. [1913 Webster]

{Acadian epoch} (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American rocks known to be fossiliferous. See {Geology}.

{Acadian owl} (Zo["o]l.), a small North American owl ({Nyctule Acadica}); the saw-whet. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Acadian — A*ca di*an, a. Of or pertaining to Acadia, or Nova Scotia. Acadian farmers. Longfellow. n. A native of Acadie. [1913 Webster] {Acadian epoch} (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acadian epoch — Acadian A*ca di*an, a. Of or pertaining to Acadia, or Nova Scotia. Acadian farmers. Longfellow. n. A native of Acadie. [1913 Webster] {Acadian epoch} (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acadian owl — Acadian A*ca di*an, a. Of or pertaining to Acadia, or Nova Scotia. Acadian farmers. Longfellow. n. A native of Acadie. [1913 Webster] {Acadian epoch} (Geol.), an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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