Bird of Juno
Juno Ju"no (j[=u]"n[-o]), n.; pl. {Junos} (j[=u]"n[-o]z). [L.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Rom. Myth.) The queen of the Olympian gods, the sister and wife of Jupiter, and the goddess who presided over marriage. She corresponds to the Greek Hera. [1913 Webster]

Sweeter than the lids of Juno's eyes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) One of the early discovered asteroids. [1913 Webster]

{Bird of Juno}, the peacock. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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 Juno — noun very large terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird • Syn: ↑peafowl • Hypernyms: ↑pheasant • Hyponyms: ↑peachick, ↑pea chick, ↑peacock, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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 — (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

  • Juno — Ju no (j[=u] n[ o]), n.; pl. {Junos} (j[=u] n[ o]z). [L.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Rom. Myth.) The queen of the Olympian gods, the sister and wife of Jupiter, and the goddess who presided over marriage. She corresponds to the Greek Hera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bird — Synonyms and related words: Bronx cheer, Jane, atomic warhead, avifauna, baby bird, bastard, biddy, bird of Jove, bird of Juno, bird of Minerva, bird of night, bird of passage, bird of prey, birdie, birdlife, birdy, bitch, boo, broad, bugger,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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