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cock-of-the-rock

Translation
cock-of-the-rock
cock of the rock cock of the rock, cock-of-the-rock cock-of-the-rock . a bird of the Andes ({Rupicola peruviana}) similar to {Rupicola rupicola}.

Syn: {Rupicola peruviana}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. tropical bird of Northern South America ({Rupicola rupicola}), the male having brilliant red or orange plumage and an erectile disklike crest.

Syn: cock of the rock, {Rupicola rupicola}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cock-of-the-rock — Male Andean Cock of the rock Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Cock of the rock — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock of the rock — cock of the rock, cock of the rock cock of the rock . a bird of the Andes ({Rupicola peruviana}) similar to {Rupicola rupicola}. Syn: {Rupicola peruviana}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. tropical bird of Northern South America ({Rupicola rupicola}), the male… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cock-of-the-rock — /kok euhv dheuh rok /, n., pl. cocks of the rock. a brilliant orange red bird of the genus Rupicola, of northern South America, having an erect crest that conceals the bill. [1815 25] * * * ▪ bird  either of two species of brilliantly coloured… …   Universalium

  • cock-of-the-rock — noun a tropical kind of bird, of the genus Rupicola …   Wiktionary

  • Andean Cock-of-the-rock — Taxobox name = Andean Cock of the rock status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = Male at Wuppertal Zoo, Germany image width = 250px image2 caption = Female image2 width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo …   Wikipedia

  • Guianan Cock-of-the-rock — Taxobox name = Guianan Cock of the rock status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 225px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Cotingidae genus = Rupicola species = R. rupicola binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Cock of the plains — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock of the walk — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cock of the woods — Cock Cock (k[o^]k), n. [AS. coc; of unknown origin, perh. in imitation of the cry of the cock. Cf. {Chicken}.] 1. The male of birds, particularly of gallinaceous or domestic fowls. [1913 Webster] 2. A vane in the shape of a cock; a weathercock.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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