Definition of Goura

1. n. One of several species of large, crested ground pigeons of the genus Goura, inhabiting New Guinea and adjacent islands. The Queen Victoria pigeon (Goura Victoria) and the crowned pigeon (G. coronata) are among the best known species.



Definition of Goura

1. Noun. Any of several crested ground-dwelling pigeons, of the genus ''Goura'', from New Guinea ¹

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Definition of Goura

1. a pigeon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Goura

1. One of several species of large, crested ground pigeons of the genus Goura, inhabiting new Guinea and adjacent islands. The Queen Victoria pigeon (Goura Victoria) and the crowned pigeon (G. Coronata) are among the beat known species. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goura

goujeres
goujon
goujons
gouk
gouks
goulards extract
goulash
goulashes
gould
goulden
gound
goundou
goundy
gour
goura (current term)
gourami
gouramies
gouramis
gouras
gourd
gourd family
gourd tree
gourd vine
gourde
gourder
gourders
gourdes
gourdful
gourdier

Literary usage of Goura

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1. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"The death of goura drew public attention to the dangerous position of the garrison, and to the neglect of the Greek government. A cry of indignation at the ..."

2. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1893)
"Soc. vp 151 ) has noticed in goura, as in Dodo and the course of their growth." sidered to be an Australian ancestor of goura ; and this has been named Pro- ..."

3. History of the Greek Revolution by George Finlay (1861)
"BOOK iv. decisive, when the death of goura drew public atten- .CHAP. in. ... To prevent these desertions goura passed the night ..."

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