Picus minor
Crankbird Crank"bird` (-b?rd`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A small European woodpecker ({Picus minor}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Picus — /puy keuhs/, n. an ancient Italian god of agriculture. * * * In Roman mythology, a woodpecker sacred to Mars. A minor agricultural deity associated with the fertilization of the soil, Picus was widely worshiped in ancient Italy. Later versions of …   Universalium

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  • Dendrocopus minor — Woodpecker Wood peck er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of scansorial birds belonging to {Picus} and many allied genera of the family {Picid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: These birds have the tail feathers pointed and rigid at the tip to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pic — nm. (oiseau) ; (Rumilly) petit pic brun, petit épeiche ; sittelle/ sittèle, pic bleu ; épeiche, pic rouge : PSHÀ (Albanais.001, Annecy.003, Balme Si., Leschaux, Thônes.004), pstà (Albertville.021), R. l. picus <pivert>, pica <pie>… …   Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • Harlekinsspecht, der — Der Harlekinsspêcht, des es, plur. die e, die kleinste Art der bunten Spechte; Picus minor L. Picus varius minimus Klein. Vielleicht wegen einiger Ähnlichkeit seiner Farben mit den bunten Harlekinskleidern …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • ghin — GHIN, ghinuri, s.n. 1. Daltă cu tăiş semicircular, folosită de dogari şi rotari. 2. Cuţit cu lama curbată în formă de unghie, cu care se ciopleşte lemnul (în timpul sculptării lui). 3. Cazma îndoită pe amândouă laturile. – et. nec. Trimis de gall …   Dicționar Român

  • Crankbird — Crank bird ( b?rd ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European woodpecker ({Picus minor}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • épeichette — (é pè chè t ) s. f. Le pic mineur, dit aussi petite épeiche (picus minor, L.) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • furnică — FURNÍCĂ, furnici, s.f. (La pl.) Grup de insecte din ordinul himenopterelor, de talie mică sau mijlocie, negre sau roşii, care trăiesc în colonii; (şi la sg.) insectă care face parte din acest grup. ♢ Harnic ca o furnică, se spune despre un om… …   Dicționar Român

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