Gouldia Popelairii
Thorntail Thorn"tail`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful South American humming bird ({Gouldia Popelairii}), having the six outer tail feathers long, slender, and pointed. The head is ornamented with a long, pointed crest. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thorntail — Thorn tail , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A beautiful South American humming bird ({Gouldia Popelairii}), having the six outer tail feathers long, slender, and pointed. The head is ornamented with a long, pointed crest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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