Penduline
Penduline Pen"du`line, n. [F. See {Pendulum}.] (Zo["o]l.) A European titmouse ({Parus pendulinus}, syn. {[AE]githalus pendulinus}). It is noted for its elegant pendulous purselike nest, made of the down of willow trees and lined with feathers. [1913 Webster]

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  • penduline — ● penduline nom féminin (latin pendulus, qui pend) Autre nom du rémiz. ⇒PENDULINE, subst. fém. ORNITH. Mésange qui suspend son nid. Synon. remiz. Au long balancement du vent berceur, le long de cette rive, les pendulines avaient suspendu leurs… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • penduline — (pan du li n ) s. f. Espèce de mésange. •   Je lui ai donné le nom de penduline qui présente à l esprit la singulière construction de son nid.... elle le suspend à la bifurcation d une branche flexible de peuplier...., BUFFON Ois. penduline …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • penduline — tikrosios remezos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Remiz angl. penduline tit vok. Beutelmeise, f rus. ремез, m pranc. penduline, f; rémiz, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – remeziniai siauresnis terminas – baltavainikė remeza …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • penduline — pen·du·line …   English syllables

  • penduline — /ˈpɛndʒəlaɪn/ (say penjuhluyn) adjective (of a bird s nest) hanging or pendulous. {French, ? from Latin pendulus pendulous + ine ine1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • penduline — adj. 1 (of a nest) suspended. 2 (of a bird) of a kind that builds such a nest. Etymology: F (as PENDULOUS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Penduline tit — Taxobox name = Penduline tits image width = 200px image caption = European Penduline Tit, Remiz pendulinus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Remizidae (but see text) familia… …   Wikipedia

  • penduline tit — tikrosios remezos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Remiz angl. penduline tit vok. Beutelmeise, f rus. ремез, m pranc. penduline, f; rémiz, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – remeziniai siauresnis terminas – baltavainikė remeza …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • penduline tit — [ pɛndjʊlʌɪn] noun a small tit (songbird) that builds a nest suspended from a branch. [Remiz pendulinus (Eurasia) and other species.] Origin C19: penduline from Fr. or mod. L. pendulinus, from L. pendulus hanging down …   English new terms dictionary

  • penduline tit — /pɛndʒəlaɪn ˈtɪt/ (say penjuhluyn tit) noun any of various small passerine birds related to the true tit, which make elaborate bag nests, often hanging over water; distributed throughout Eurasia, Africa and North America. {penduline + tit1} …   Australian English dictionary

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