trogon
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek trōgōn, present participle of trōgein to gnaw Date: 1792 any of numerous nonpasserine tropical birds (family Trogonidae) with brilliant often iridescent plumage

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  • Trogon — Trogon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • trogon — TROGÓN s. m. pasăre din pădurile tropicale, asemănătoare cu ciocănitoarea, cu ciocul scurt, larg la bază, bombat şi întors la vârf, adesea dinţat pe margini. (< germ. Trogon) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • trogon — [trō′gän΄] n. [ModL < Gr trōgōn, gnawing, prp. of trōgein, to gnaw: see TROGLODYTE] any of an order (Trogoniformes) of bright colored, fruit eating tropical birds …   English World dictionary

  • Trogon — Tro gon, n. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of beautiful tropical birds belonging to the family {Trogonid[ae]}. They are noted for the brilliant colors and the resplendent luster of their plumage. [1913 Webster] Note: Some of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trogon — Trogon, Vogel, so v.w. Curuen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Trogon — Taxobox name = Trogons image width = 200px image caption = White tailed Trogon, Trogon viridis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves infraclassis = Neognathae ordo = Trogoniformes ordo authority = AOU, 1886 familia = Trogonidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Trogon —   Trogon …   Wikipedia Español

  • Trogon — Trogon …   Wikipédia en Français

  • trogon — trogonoid /troh geuh noyd /, adj. /troh gon/, n. any of several brilliantly colored birds of the family Trogonidae, esp. of the genus Trogon, of tropical and subtropical regions of the New World. [1785 95; < NL < Gk trógon, prp. of trógein to… …   Universalium

  • Trogon — tikrieji trogonai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Trogon angl. trogon vok. Trogon, m rus. трогон, m pranc. trogon, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – amerikiniai trogonai siauresnis terminas – apykaklėtasis trogonas… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • trogon — tikrieji trogonai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Trogon angl. trogon vok. Trogon, m rus. трогон, m pranc. trogon, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – amerikiniai trogonai siauresnis terminas – apykaklėtasis trogonas… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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