Spur-winged
Spur-winged Spur"-winged` (-w[i^]ngd`), a. (Zo["o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster]

{Spur-winged goose} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of long-legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied genera, having a strong spur on the bend of the wing, as the Gambo goose ({P. Gambensis}) and the Egyptian, or Nile, goose ({Alopochen [AE]gyptiaca}).

{Spur-winged plover} (Zo["o]l.), an Old World plover ({Hoplopterus spinosus}) having a sharp spur on the bend of the wing. It inhabits Northern Africa and the adjacent parts of Asia and Europe. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Spur-winged — may refer to:* Spur winged Goose, large African bird in the family Anatidae * Spur winged Plover, group of largish waders in the family Charadriidae …   Wikipedia

  • spur-winged — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having one or more horny spurs on the bend of the wings …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spur-winged goose — Spur winged Spur winged ( w[i^]ngd ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster] {Spur winged goose} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of long legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spur-winged plover — Spur winged Spur winged ( w[i^]ngd ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. [1913 Webster] {Spur winged goose} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of long legged African geese of the genus {Plectropterus} and allied… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spur-winged Lapwing — For other species called Spur winged Lapwing or Spur winged Plover , see below. Spur winged Lapwing Spur winged Lapwing, Parc Forestier de Hann, Senegal Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Spur-winged Goose — Taxobox name = Spur winged Goose image width = 200px status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae subfamilia = Plectropterinae genus = Plectropterus genus… …   Wikipedia

  • spur-winged lapwing — pentinuotoji pempė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Hoplopterus spinosus; Vanellus spinosus angl. spur winged lapwing vok. Spornkiebitz, m rus. шпорцевый чибис, m pranc. vanneau éperons, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spur-winged goose — pentinuotosios žąsys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Plectropterus angl. spur winged goose vok. Sporngans, f rus. шпорцевый гусь, m pranc. plectroptère, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – muskusinės antys siauresnis terminas… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spur-winged goose — pentinuotoji žąsis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Plectropterus gambensis angl. spur winged goose vok. Sporngans, f rus. обыкновенный шпорцевый гусь, m pranc. oie armée de Gambie, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spur-winged goose — noun : a long legged African goose of the genus Plectropterus (especially P. gambensis) having a strong spur on the bend of the wing …   Useful english dictionary

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