Crissal
Crissal Cris"sal (kr?s"sal), a. (Zo["o]l.) 1. Pertaining to the crissum; as, crissal feathers. [1913 Webster]

2. Having highly colored under tail coverts; as, the crissal thrasher. [1913 Webster]


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  • crissal — ˈkrisəl adjective Etymology: New Latin crissalis, from crissum + Latin alis al : relating to or having a crissum used chiefly in vernacular names of birds a crissal bunting …   Useful english dictionary

  • crissal — /kris euhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the crissum. [1870 75; < NL crissalis. See CRISSUM, AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crissal — cris·sal …   English syllables

  • crissal — /ˈkrɪsəl/ (say krisuhl) adjective of or relating to the crissum …   Australian English dictionary

  • Crissal Thrasher — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • crissal thrasher — raudonsturplė pašaipa statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Toxostoma crissale angl. crissal thrasher vok. Rotsteiß Spottdrossel, f rus. красногузый кривоклювый пересмешник, m pranc. moqueur cul roux, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • crissal thrasher — noun : a thrasher (Toxostoma crissalis) occurring in the southwestern United States and distinguished by colored crissal feathers …   Useful english dictionary

  • California Thrasher — Taxobox name = California Thrasher status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 220px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Mimidae genus = Toxostoma species = T. redivivum binomial = Toxostoma… …   Wikipedia

  • To give vent to — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take vent — Vent Vent, n. [OE. fent, fente, a slit, F. fente a slit, cleft, fissure, from fendre to split, L. findere; but probably confused with F. vent wind, L. ventus. See {Fissure}, and cf. Vent to snuff.] 1. A small aperture; a hole or passage for air… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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