Definition of Bird of Juno

1. Noun. Very large terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird.

Exact synonyms: Peafowl
Generic synonyms: Pheasant
Group relationships: Genus Pavo, Pavo
Specialized synonyms: Pea-chick, Peachick, Peacock, Peahen, Blue Peafowl, Pavo Cristatus, Green Peafowl, Pavo Muticus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bird Of Juno

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bird dogging
bird dogs
bird dropping spider
bird dropping spiders
bird face
bird family
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bird flu
bird food
bird genus
bird in the bosom
bird in the hand
bird louse
bird of Jove
bird of Juno (current term)
bird of Minerva
bird of night
bird of one's own brain
bird of prey
bird pepper
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bird song
bird strike
bird strikes

Literary usage of Bird of Juno

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1. Lectures on Pastoral Theology by James Spencer Cannon, William Henry Campbell (1859)
"A preacher compared the proud sinner, when he reflected on his own imperfections, to " the bird of Juno," which, after displaying himself proudly, ..."

2. The Ornithology of Shakespeare: Critically Examined, Explained, and Illustrated by James Edmund Harting (1871)
"'The bird of Juno."—"The Favourite of Minerva."—"The Bird of Wisdom."—Sacred to Proserpine.—Use in Medicine.—The Bird of Ill- Omen.—Its Appearance by Day. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"... the chough prefers remaining as it is rather than fly in the face of Nature by swopping its red stockings for some of the gaiety of the bird of Juno. ..."

4. Faiths of Man: A Cyclopædia of Religions by James George Roche Forlong (1906)
"The Greeks considered Samos to be the home of this bird, which was the " bird of Juno" to Romans, ..."

5. Lectures on Pastoral Theology by James Spencer Cannon, William Henry Campbell (1859)
"A preacher compared the proud sinner, when he reflected on his own imperfections, to " the bird of Juno," which, after displaying himself proudly, ..."

6. The Ornithology of Shakespeare: Critically Examined, Explained, and Illustrated by James Edmund Harting (1871)
"'The bird of Juno."—"The Favourite of Minerva."—"The Bird of Wisdom."—Sacred to Proserpine.—Use in Medicine.—The Bird of Ill- Omen.—Its Appearance by Day. ..."

7. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"... the chough prefers remaining as it is rather than fly in the face of Nature by swopping its red stockings for some of the gaiety of the bird of Juno. ..."

8. Faiths of Man: A Cyclopædia of Religions by James George Roche Forlong (1906)
"The Greeks considered Samos to be the home of this bird, which was the " bird of Juno" to Romans, ..."

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