Blastocerus campestris
Pampas Pam"pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass-covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes extending from Bolivia to Southern Patagonia. [1913 Webster]

{Pampas cat} (Zo["o]l.), a South American wild cat ({Felis pajeros}). It has oblique transverse bands of yellow or brown. It is about three and a half feet long. Called also {straw cat}.

{Pampas deer} (Zo["o]l.), a small, reddish-brown, South American deer ({Cervus campestris} syn. {Blastocerus campestris}).

{Pampas grass} (Bot.), a very tall ornamental grass ({Gynerium argenteum}) with a silvery-white silky panicle. It is a native of the pampas of South America. [1913 Webster]


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  • Cervus campestris — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Пампасовый олень — гвазуи (Cariacus [Blastocerus] campestris). Признаки рода: сошник вполне разделяет хоаны; межчелюстные кости не достигают носовых. Рога немного превышают длину головы. Слуховые пузыри слабо выражены. Позвонков шейных 7, спинных 13, поясничных 6,… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Felis pajeros — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gynerium argenteum — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pampas — Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes extending… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pampas cat — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pampas deer — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pampas grass — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • straw cat — Pampas Pam pas, n. pl. [Sp., fr. Peruv. pampa a field, plain.] Vast grass covered plains in the central and southern part of the Argentine Republic in South America. The term is sometimes used in a wider sense for the plains east of the Andes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deer — This article is about the ruminant animal. For other uses, see Deer (disambiguation). Fawn and Stag redirect here. For other uses, see Fawn (disambiguation) and Stag (disambiguation). Deer Temporal range: Early Oligocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

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