Turbit
Turbit Tur"bit, n. [Cf. {Turbot}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The turbot. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A variety of the domestic pigeon, remarkable for its short beak. [1913 Webster]


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  • turbit — (Del ár. turbid, este del persa torbed, y este del sánscr. trivṛta). 1. m. Planta trepadora asiática, de la familia de las Convolvuláceas, con tallos sarmentosos muy largos, hojas parecidas a las de la malva, flores acampanadas rojas y blancas,… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • turbit — [tʉr′bit] n. [< ? L turbo, a top: from the shape] any of a breed of domestic pigeon distinguished by a short head, a peaked crest, and a ruffled breast …   English World dictionary

  • turbit — (Del ár. turbid.) ► sustantivo masculino 1 BOTÁNICA Planta de origen asiático, herbácea y trepadora, cuyas raíces se han usado como purgante. (Ipomaea turpethum.) 2 BOTÁNICA Raíz de esta planta. FRASEOLOGÍA turbit mineral MINERALOGÍA Mineral… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Turbit — The Turbit is a breed of fancy pigeon developed over many years of selective breeding.cite book |last=Levi |first=Wendell |title= The Pigeon|year= 1977|publisher= Levi Publishing Co, Inc|location= Sumter, S.C.|isbn=0853900132 ] Turbits, along… …   Wikipedia

  • turbit — Une herbe dicte Turbit, Tripolium tripolij …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • turbit — /terr bit/, n. one of a breed of domestic pigeons having a stout, roundish body, a short head and beak, and a ruffled breast and neck. [1680 90; var. of TURBOT; appar. because, like the fish, the bird is toplike in outline] * * * …   Universalium

  • turbit — (entrée créée par le supplément) (tur bit ) s. m. Espèce de pigeon à cravate. •   En continuant la revue des volières, nous apercevons les turbits, pigeons à cravate ou pigeons hiboux, E. BLANCHARD Rev. des Deux Mondes, 15 juin 1874, p. 854 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • turbit — tur|bit Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • turbit — [ tə:bɪt] noun a stoutly built pigeon of a domestic breed with a neck frill and short beak. Origin C17: appar. from L. turbo spinning top , from its shape …   English new terms dictionary

  • turbit — tur·bit …   English syllables

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