Quesal
Quesal Que*sal", n. (Zo["o]l.) The long-tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The male is remarkable for the brilliant metallic green and gold colors of his plumage, and for his extremely long plumes, which often exceed three feet in length. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quesal — (spr. kesal), Vogel, s. Pfauentrogon …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Quesal — (spr. ke ), s. Trogons …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Quesal — Que|sal 〈[ kɛ ] m. 6〉 = Quetzal * * * Que|sal [ke zal]: 1↑Quetzal. 1Quet|zạl, Quesal, der; s, s [span. quetzal < Nahuatl (mittelamerik. Indianerspr.) quetzalli, eigtl. = Schwanzfeder]: (in den Gebirgswäldern Mittelamerikas heimischer) Vogel… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • quesal — variant of quetzal * * * quesal variant of quetzal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quesal — Que|sal 〈 [kɛ ] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s od. (bei Zahlenangaben) 〉 oV 1. mittelamerikan., zu den Trogons gehöriger Vogel mit langen, metallisch schimmernden grünen Schwanzfedern: Pharomachrus mocinno; oV 2. Währungseinheit in Guatemala, 100 Centavos… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Quesal — Que|sal [ke...] vgl. 1↑Quetzal …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • golden trogon — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pharomachus mocinno — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quetzal — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trogon resplendens — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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