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  • Hudsonian — Hud*so ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Hudson s Bay or to the Hudson River; as, the Hudsonian curlew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hudsonian — Whimbrel Whim brel, n. [Cf. {Whimper}.] (Zo[ o]l) Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the European species (Numenius ph[ae]opus), called also {Jack curlew}, {half curlew}, {stone curlew}, and {tang whaup}. See Illustration in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hudsonian — hud·so·ni·an …   English syllables

  • hudsonian — |həd|sōnēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Hudson (bay) + English ian 1. : of or relating to Hudson bay 2. : of, relating to, or being a subdivision of the biogeographic Boreal zone extending across No. America from Labrador to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hudsonian Godwit — Taxobox name = Hudsonian Godwit status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Scolopacidae genus = Limosa species = L. haemastica binomial = Limosa haemastica binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Hudsonian orogeny — ▪ geology       Precambrian thermal event on the Canadian Shield that took place 1.7 billion years ago (± 1.5 million years). Rocks that produce dates in this time span are those in the Churchill Province, a large arcuate belt that includes most… …   Universalium

  • Hudsonian godwit — kanadinis griciukas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Limosa haemastica angl. Hudsonian godwit vok. Hudsonschnepfe, f rus. канадский веретенник, m pranc. barge hudsonienne, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – griciukai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Hudsonian godwit — noun New World godwit • Syn: ↑Limosa haemastica • Hypernyms: ↑godwit * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized H : an American godwit (Limosa haemastica) with a long slightly upturned bill and underparts that are finely black barred during the spring …   Useful english dictionary

  • hudsonian chickadee — noun Usage: usually capitalized H : chickadee * * * Hudsonian chickadee, a brown chickadee with black, white, and red underparts, found in Canada and Alaska …   Useful english dictionary

  • hudsonian curlew — noun Usage: usually capitalized H : the No. American variety (Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus) of the whimbrel * * * Hudsonian curlew, an arctic bird about 18 inches long with a whitish striped crown; whimbrel. It is a kind of curlew …   Useful english dictionary

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