Coly Co"ly, n.; pl. {Colies}. [NL. colius, prob. fr. Gr. ? a kind of woodpecker.] Any bird of the genus {Colius} and allied genera. They inhabit Africa. [1913 Webster]

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  • Coly —  Pour les articles homophones, voir Coli et Colis. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Coly peut faire référence à : Toponymes Plusieurs toponymes du département de la Dordogne… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • coly — ˈkōlē noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin colius, probably from Greek kolios green woodpecker : any of a small group of fruit eating African birds with long tails and soft somewhat hairy grayish brown plumage comprising the genus Colius (family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coly — /koh lee/, n., pl. colies. any of several slender, fruit eating, African birds constituting the family Coliidae, having grayish brown plumage and a long, pointed tail. Also called mousebird. [ < NL colius < Gk koliós green woodpecker] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • coly — [ kəʊli] noun (plural colies) another term for mousebird. Origin C19: from mod. L. Colius, from Gk kolios, denoting a type of woodpecker …   English new terms dictionary

  • coly — co·ly …   English syllables

  • coly — /ˈkoʊli/ (say kohlee) noun any of the small birds of the African family Coliidae, having soft plumage, prominent crest, and pointed tail; mousebird. {New Latin colius, ? Greek kolios green woodpecker} …   Australian English dictionary

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