Definition of Milvus migrans

1. Noun. Dark Old World kite feeding chiefly on carrion.

Exact synonyms: Black Kite
Generic synonyms: Kite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milvus Migrans

Milontin
Milori blue
Milquetoast
Milroy
Miltiades
Milton
Milton's disease
Milton Friedman
Milton Keynes
Milton Snavely Hershey
Miltonia
Miltonian
Miltonic
Miltown
Milvus migrans
Milwaukee
Mimamsa
Mimantean
Mimanteans
Mimantian
Mimas
Mimidae
Mimir
Mimnermus
Mimosa
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa sensitiva
Mimosaceae
Mimosoideae

Literary usage of Milvus migrans

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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... larger and darker blotches, which give the eggs a very handsome appearance. Axis, 2-1-2'35 inches; diam., 17-175. II. THE BLACK KITE. milvus migrans. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"So DV, Deut., xiv, 13, translates ru'ah, possibly substituted by a scribe's error for dä'ah, and very likely meaning the black kite (milvus migrans). ..."

3. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart (1888)
"There are two common species of kite in Palestine, the kite or red kite (Milvus ictinus), and the black kite (milvus migrans), and two rarer sorts, ..."

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