Definition of Quezales
1. quezal [n] - See also: quezal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quezales
quezales (current term)
Literary usage of Quezales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1848)
"... pieces of pottery, sculls, bones, cheese, books, and manuscripts formed part. On a shelf over his bed were two stuffed quezales, the royal bird of ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"much resemble our Spanish jays and are called by the Indians quezales* 4 " The species of sparrows f were very curious, having live distinct colors in their ..."
3. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1854)
"... quezales. As this was Holy Week, we had great difficulty in procuring a guide. None of the Indians wished to leave the village, and the alcalde told mi ..."
4. A Memorial of George Brown Goode, Together with a Selection of His Papers on by Samuel Pierpont Langley, George Brown Goode, Randolph Iltyd Geare, United States National Museum (1901)
"... quezales.1 The species of sparrows* were very curious, having five distinct colors in their plumage—green, red, white, yellow, blue. ..."
5. The Beginnings of Natural History in America: An Address Delivered at the by George Brown Goode (1886)
"... by the Indians quezales* " The species of sparrows f were very curious, having five distinct colors in their plumage—green, red, white, yellow, blue. ..."
6. The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz Del Castillo by Bernal Díaz del Castillo, John Ingram Lockhart (1844)
"... called by the Indians quezales. The species of sparrows were particularly curious, having five distinct colours in their plumage—green, red, white, ..."
7. Report on the Progress and Condition of the U.S. National Museum for the by United States National Museum (1901)
"beautiful feathered stuffs These last-mentioned birds very much resemble our Spanish jays and are called by the Indians quezales.1 The species of ..."