P antiquorum
Flamingo Fla*min"go, n.; pl. {Flamingoes}. [Sp. flamenco, cf. Pg. flamingo, Prov. flammant, F. flamant; prop. a p. pr. meaning flaming. So called in allusion to its color. See {Flame}.] (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Ph[oe]nicopterus}. The flamingoes have webbed feet, very long legs, and a beak bent down as if broken. Their color is usually red or pink. The American flamingo is {P. ruber}; the European is {P. antiquorum}. [1913 Webster]

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  • P ruber — Flamingo Fla*min go, n.; pl. {Flamingoes}. [Sp. flamenco, cf. Pg. flamingo, Prov. flammant, F. flamant; prop. a p. pr. meaning flaming. So called in allusion to its color. See {Flame}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Ph[oe]nicopterus}. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • P.A. — P. A. in notis Antiquorum, Pace, cui additum P. R. populo Romano; P. c. pactum conventum, pecunia constituta: P. D. publice dedit. etc. denorat …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • P.S. — P. S. in notis Antiquorum, Posuit sibi: P. S. plebiscitum: P. S. F. publice sibi fecit, vel, publicae saluti fecit: P. S. F. C. publicae saluti faciendum curavit, vel Publico, vel, propriô sumptu faciendum curavit: PSC. plebiscita etc. significat …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • P.F. — P. F. in notis Antiquorum Pius: P. FE. publice fecit etc …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • P.L. — P. L. in notis antiquorum, Publii Libertus, P. M. Principi militiae: item Pontifex Maximus, etc. denotat. Fr. Gouldmannus …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • P.R. — P. R. in notis Antiquorum, Populus Romanus. PR. Praetor. PR. PR. Praefectus Praetorio. PRAE. PRAES. Praefectus praesidii. PRAE. URB. Praefectus Urbis. PRAEF. VIGIL. Praefectus Vigilum. PR. PER. Praetor peregrinus. PR. S. Praetoris sententia. PRID …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Equus quagga antiquorum — Zèbre de Chapman Pour les articles homonymes, voir Zèbre (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Corpus vasorum antiquorum — Fragment de pithos dans le style du Palais (Minoen Récent I) provenant de Cnossos, musée du Louvre, premier vase publié au CVA Le Corpus vasorum antiquorum (en latin, « corpus des vases antiques »), abrégé en CVA, est un projet de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • LONG. P. VII. L. P. III. in notis antiquorum — longum pedes septem, latum pedes tres. LT. PR. Latini Patres: L. R. l. Lex Regis iusta: L. S. Laribus sacrum, vel locus sacer: L. SC. similiter, Locus sacer, L. P. locus propitius, vel proprius: vel. lege pisnitus, vel Latini prisci, vel Locus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Papyrus antiquorum — Papȳrus antiquōrum W. (Cypĕrus Papȳrus L. Papyrus , Papierstaude [Abb. 1326]), ein 2 3 m hohes, in Sümpfen Afrikas und Siziliens wachsendes Cypergras, von welchem das markige Gewebe der armdicken Halme, in Streifen geschnitten und kreuzweise… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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