Cinclus aquaticus
Cinclus Cinclus n. the type genus of the bird family {Cinclidae}. It includes the water ouzels {Cinclus aquaticus} of Europe and {Cinclus mexicanus} of western North America.

Syn: genus {Cinclus}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • Cinclus aquaticus — Water ousel Wa ter ou sel, Water ouzel Wa ter ou zel . (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small insessorial birds of the genus {Cinclus} (or {Hydrobates}), especially the European water ousel ({Cinclus aquaticus}), and the American water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus aquaticus — Ousel Ou sel ([oo^] z l), n. [OE. osel, AS. [=o]sle; akin to G. amsel, OHG. amsala, and perh. to L. merula blackbird. Cf. {Merle}, {Amsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus aquaticus — noun a water ouzel of Europe • Syn: ↑European water ouzel • Hypernyms: ↑water ouzel, ↑dipper • Member Holonyms: ↑Cinclus, ↑genus Cinclus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cinclus — n. the type genus of the bird family {Cinclidae}. It includes the water ouzels {Cinclus aquaticus} of Europe and {Cinclus mexicanus} of western North America. Syn: genus {Cinclus}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus mexicanus — Cinclus Cinclus n. the type genus of the bird family {Cinclidae}. It includes the water ouzels {Cinclus aquaticus} of Europe and {Cinclus mexicanus} of western North America. Syn: genus {Cinclus}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus Mexicanus — Water ousel Wa ter ou sel, Water ouzel Wa ter ou zel . (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small insessorial birds of the genus {Cinclus} (or {Hydrobates}), especially the European water ousel ({Cinclus aquaticus}), and the American water… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus — noun type genus of the family Cinclidae • Syn: ↑genus Cinclus • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cinclidae, ↑family Cinclidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cinclus Mexicanus — Ousel Ou sel ([oo^] z l), n. [OE. osel, AS. [=o]sle; akin to G. amsel, OHG. amsala, and perh. to L. merula blackbird. Cf. {Merle}, {Amsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus cinclus — Wasseramsel Wasseramsel (Cinclus cinclus) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cinclus Mexicanus — Dipper Dip per, n. 1. One who, or that which, dips; especially, a vessel used to dip water or other liquid; a ladle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small grebe; the dabchick. (b) The buffel duck. (c) The water ouzel ({Cinolus aquaticus}) of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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