agami
Trumpeter Trump"et*er, n. 1. One who sounds a trumpet. [1913 Webster]

2. One who proclaims, publishes, or denounces. [1913 Webster]

These men are good trumpeters. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of long-legged South American birds of the genus {Psophia}, especially {Psophia crepitans}, which is abundant, and often domesticated and kept with other poultry by the natives. They are allied to the cranes. So called from their loud cry. Called also {agami}, and {yakamik}. (b) A variety of the domestic pigeon. (c) An American swan ({Olor buccinator}) which has a very loud note. [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A large edible fish ({Latris hecateia}) of the family {Cirrhitid[ae]}, native of Tasmania and New Zealand. It sometimes weighs as much as fifty or sixty pounds, and is highly esteemed as a food fish. [1913 Webster]


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  • agami — [ agami ] n. m. • 1664; mot caraïbe ♦ Zool. Oiseau échassier (gruiformes) d Amérique du Sud, au plumage noir et roux, appelé oiseau trompette à cause du cri particulier du mâle. ⊗ HOM. Agamie. ● agami nom masculin (mot caraïbe) Oiseau gruiforme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Agami — Ag a*mi ([a^]g [.a]*m[=e]), n.; pl. {Agamis} ([a^]g [.a]*m[=e]z). [F. agami, fr. the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) A South American bird ({Psophia crepitans}), allied to the cranes, and easily domesticated; called also the {gold breasted trumpeter}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agami — AGÁMI s. m. pasăre amazoniană, cât un fazan, care poate fi dresată şi dă alarma prin strigătul său. (< fr. agami) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Agămi — Agămi, 1) so v.w. Trompetervogel; 2) (Ardea A.), ein südamerikanischer Reiher …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Agami — Agami, s. Trompetervogel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Agami — Agami, Trompetervogel, aus der Gattung der Kraniche, dem Fasanen ähnlich, mit dem Charakter des Haushahns, in Südamerika einheimisch, läßt sich leicht zähmen und zu einer Aufsicht oder Herrschaft über das kleinere Hausgeflügel abrichten …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • agámi — m 〈G ja〉 zool. amazonska ptica veličine fazana (Psophia crepitanis); može se naučiti da upozorava kreštanjem …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

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