Stellula Calliope
Calliope Cal*li"o*pe (k[a^]l*l[imac]"[-o]*p[-e]), n. [L. Calliope, Gr. Kallio`ph, lit, the beautiful-voiced; pref. kalli- (from kalo`s beautiful) + 'o`ps, 'opo`s, voice.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The Muse that presides over eloquence and heroic poetry; mother of Orpheus, and chief of the nine Muses. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) One of the asteroids. See {Solar}. [1913 Webster]

3. A musical instrument consisting of a series of steam whistles, toned to the notes of the scale, and played by keys arranged like those of an organ. It is sometimes attached to steamboat boilers. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful species of humming bird ({Stellula Calliope}) of California and adjacent regions. [1913 Webster]


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  • Calliope — Cal*li o*pe (k[a^]l*l[imac] [ o]*p[ e]), n. [L. Calliope, Gr. Kallio ph, lit, the beautiful voiced; pref. kalli (from kalo s beautiful) + o ps, opo s, voice.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The Muse that presides over eloquence and heroic poetry; mother of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Calliope Hummingbird — Taxobox name = Calliope Hummingbird status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Trochiliformes familia = Trochilidae genus = Stellula genus authority = Gould, 1861 species = S. calliope binomial …   Wikipedia

  • calliope hummingbird — kaliopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Stellula calliope angl. calliope hummingbird vok. Sternelfe, f rus. колибри каллиопа, m pranc. colibri calliope, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kaliopės …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Stellula — kaliopės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Stellula angl. calliope hummingbird vok. Sternelfe, f rus. колибри каллиопа, m pranc. colibri calliope, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrieji kolibriai siauresnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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