pied-billed grebe
Dabchick Dab"chick` (d[a^]b"ch[i^]k`), n. [For dabchick. See {Dap}, {Dip}, cf. {Dipchick}.] (Zo["o]l.) A small water bird ({Podilymbus podiceps}), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; -- called also {dapchick}, {dobchick}, {dipchick}, {didapper}, {dobber}, {devil-diver}, {hell-diver}, and {pied-billed grebe}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • 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

  • pied-billed grebe — [pīd′bild΄] n. a common American grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) with a black band around its bill, except in the winter …   English World dictionary

  • Pied-billed Grebe — Taxobox name = Pied billed Grebe status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Podicipediformes familia = Podicipedidae genus = Podilymbus species = P. podiceps binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • pied-billed grebe — noun American grebe having a black banded whitish bill • Syn: ↑Podilymbus podiceps • Hypernyms: ↑grebe • Member Holonyms: ↑Podilymbus, ↑genus Podilymbus * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • pied-billed grebe — mažasis margasnapis kragas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Podilymbus podiceps angl. pied billed grebe vok. Bindentaucher, m rus. каролинская поганка, f pranc. grèbe à bec bigarré, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • pied-billed grebe — /puyd bild / an American grebe, Podilymbus podiceps, having a whitish bill with a black band around it. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 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.… …   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

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