Bird of Jove
Jove Jove, prop. n. [L. Jupiter, gen. Jovis, OL. Jovis, nom. & gen. for Djovis; akin to E. Tuesday. See {Tuesday}, and cf. {Jupiter}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The chief divinity of the ancient Romans; Jupiter. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) The planet Jupiter. [R.] --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. (Alchemy) The metal tin. [1913 Webster]

{Bird of Jove}, the eagle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bird of Jove — Bird Bird (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird of Jove — noun any of various large keen sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight • Syn: ↑eagle • Derivationally related forms: ↑eaglet (for: ↑eagle) • Hypernyms: ↑bird of prey, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird of Juno — Bird Bird (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird of passage — Bird Bird (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird of prey — noun any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals • Syn: ↑raptor, ↑raptorial bird • Derivationally related forms: ↑raptorial (for: ↑raptor) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bird — (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle gull, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird louse — Bird Bird (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird spider — Bird Bird (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bird tick — Bird Bird (b[ e]rd), n. [OE. brid, bred, bird, young bird, bird, AS. bridd young bird. [root]92.] 1. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). [1913 Webster] That ungentle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jove — Jove, prop. n. [L. Jupiter, gen. Jovis, OL. Jovis, nom. & gen. for Djovis; akin to E. Tuesday. See {Tuesday}, and cf. {Jupiter}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The chief divinity of the ancient Romans; Jupiter. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) The planet Jupiter …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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