Definition of Porzana porzana

1. Noun. Eurasian rail of swamps and marshes.

Exact synonyms: Spotted Crake
Generic synonyms: Crake
Group relationships: Genus Porzana, Porzana



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porzana Porzana

Portuguese escudo
Portuguese heath
Portuguese man-of-war
Portuguese men-of-war
Portuguese monetary unit
Portugueseness
Portulaca grandiflora
Portulaca oleracea
Portulacaceae
Portunidae
Portunus
Portunus puber
Portuñol
Portwood
Porzana
Porzana porzana
Poseidon
Posh
Poshto
Post-It
Post-Zionism
Post-Zionist
Post-impressionist
Postal Rate Commission
Postimpressionist
Postmaster General
Postum
Potamogale velox
Potamogalidae

Literary usage of Porzana porzana

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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"The sexes are alike in plumage. I. THE SPOTTED CRAKE. porzana porzana. ... 495 (1889). porzana porzana, Sharpe, Cat. B. Brit. Mus. xxiii. p. 93 (1894). ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"porzana porzana)—sn Old World representative of our Sora—is recorded as " occasional in Greenland." 215. ..."

3. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"North America, Canada to Cuba; often occurring in large numbers on New England marshes during migrations. GENUS PORZANA. VIEILL. 170 (213) porzana porzana. ..."

4. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus PORZANA. Porzana Carolina. Rail, Sora. Much tendency appears to exist among people generally to enshroud this common bird with mystery, ..."

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