noun Etymology: New Latin tanagra, modification of Portuguese tangará, any of various birds of the suboscine family Pipridae, from Tupi tagará, taŋgará Date: 1801 any of numerous chiefly tropical American oscine birds (family Thraupidae) that are often brightly colored and inhabit mostly woodlands — compare scarlet tanager

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  • Tanager — ist ein Synonym für die Tangaren, eine Familie in der Ordnung der Sperlingsvögel eine Insel des Palmyra Atolls, siehe Tanager Island ein Berg in Hawaii, siehe Tanager Peak eine Expedition in Hawaii, siehe Tanager Expedition ein Minenräumboot der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tanager — Tan a*ger, n. [NL. tanagra, probably fr. Brazilian tangara.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of bright colored singing birds belonging to {Tanagra}, {Piranga}, and allied genera. The scarlet tanager ({Piranga erythromelas}) and the summer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tanăger — (a, Geogr.), Nebenfluß des Silarus in Lucanien; er verlor sich nach einem 7 Meilen langen Laute unter der Erde, kam einige Meilen weiter nördlich wieder zu Tage u. mündete gegenüber von Forum Popilii; j. Negro …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • tanager — (n.) small American oscine bird, 1844, from Mod.L. tanagra, named 1758 by Linnaeus, alteration of Port. tangara, from Tupi (Brazil) tangara …   Etymology dictionary

  • tanager — [tan′ə jər] n. [ModL tanagra < Port tángara < Tupí tangara] any of a large family (Thraupidae) of small, New World passerine birds: the males usually are brilliantly colored …   English World dictionary

  • Tanager — Taxobox name = Tanagers image width = 240px image caption = Grass green Tanager, Chlorornis riefferii regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Thraupidae familia authority = subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • tanager — /tan euh jeuhr/, n. any of numerous songbirds of the New World family Thraupidae, the males of which are usually brightly colored. [1605 15; < NL tanagra, metathetic var. of Tupi tangara] * * * Any of 200–220 species (family Emberizidae) of New… …   Universalium

  • tanager — heterospingai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Heterospingus angl. tanager vok. Brauenschopftangare, f pranc. tangara, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tanagriniai siauresnis terminas – geltonuodegis heterospingas siauresnis …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • tanager — noun Any of several American passerine birds, of the family Thraupidae, that inhabit forests …   Wiktionary

  • tanager — n. any of a number of brightly colored songbirds native to the Western Hemisphere …   English contemporary dictionary

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