Courlan
Courlan Cour"lan (k??r"l?n), n. (Zo["o]l.) A South American bird, of the genus {Aramus}, allied to the rails. [1913 Webster]

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  • courlan — ● courlan nom masculin (altération de courliri, du galibi kurliri) Oiseau des marécages de l Amérique tropicale, grand consommateur d escargots. ⇒COURLAN, COURLIRI, subst. masc. ,,Oiseau aquatique du genre des Échassiers (Ac. 1932). Prononc. et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • courlan — [koor′lən] n. [Fr < Galibi kurlíri, echoic of the cry] LIMPKIN …   English World dictionary

  • Courlan — Aramidae Aramidés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • courlan — noun wading bird of South America and Central America • Syn: ↑Aramus guarauna • Hypernyms: ↑wading bird, ↑wader • Member Holonyms: ↑Gruiformes, ↑order Gruiformes * * * ˈku̇rlən, (ˈ)ku̇r|lä …   Useful english dictionary

  • courlan — Limpkin Limp kin (l[i^]mp k[i^]n), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of wading birds of the genus {Aramus}, intermediate between the cranes and rails. The limpkins are remarkable for the great length of the toes. One species ({Aramus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • courlan — /koor leuhn/, n. the limpkin. [ < F courlan < Carib; akin to Galibi kurliri] * * * …   Universalium

  • courlan — noun limpkin …   Wiktionary

  • courlan — cour·lan …   English syllables

  • Courlan brun — Aramus guarauna …   Wikipédia en Français

  • courlan courliri — aramai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aramus angl. limpkin vok. Rallenkranich, m rus. арама, f; пастушковый журавль, m pranc. courlan courliri, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – araminiai siauresnis terminas – aramas …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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