Pied antelope
Pied Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party-colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party-colored; spotted; piebald. ``Pied coats.'' --Burton. ``Meadows trim with daisies pied.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

{Pied antelope} (Zo["o]l.), the bontebok.

{Pied-billed grebe} (Zo["o]l.), the dabchick.

{Pied blackbird} (Zo["o]l.), any Asiatic thrush of the genus {Turdulus}.

{Pied finch} (Zo["o]l.) (a) The chaffinch. (b) The snow bunting. [Prov. Eng.]

{Pied flycatcher} (Zo["o]l.), a common European flycatcher ({Ficedula atricapilla}). The male is black and white. [1913 Webster]


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  • pied antelope — noun Etymology: pied (I) : bontebok …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pied — Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party colored; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. Burton. Meadows trim with daisies pied. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pied antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the bontebok. {Pied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pied blackbird — Pied Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party colored; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. Burton. Meadows trim with daisies pied. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pied antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the bontebok.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pied finch — Pied Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party colored; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. Burton. Meadows trim with daisies pied. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pied antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the bontebok.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pied flycatcher — Pied Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party colored; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. Burton. Meadows trim with daisies pied. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pied antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the bontebok.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pied-billed grebe — Pied Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party colored; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. Burton. Meadows trim with daisies pied. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pied antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the bontebok.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ficedula atricapilla — Pied Pied, a. [From {Pie} the party colored bird.] Variegated with spots of different colors; party colored; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. Burton. Meadows trim with daisies pied. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pied antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the bontebok.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcelaphus pygarga — Bontebok Bon te*bok, n. [D. bont a sort of skin or fur, prop. variegated + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The pied antelope of South Africa ({Alcelaphus pygarga}). Its face and rump are white. Called also {nunni}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bontebok — Bon te*bok, n. [D. bont a sort of skin or fur, prop. variegated + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The pied antelope of South Africa ({Alcelaphus pygarga}). Its face and rump are white. Called also {nunni}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nunni — Bontebok Bon te*bok, n. [D. bont a sort of skin or fur, prop. variegated + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The pied antelope of South Africa ({Alcelaphus pygarga}). Its face and rump are white. Called also {nunni}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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