Definition of Cariamas
1. cariama [n] - See also: cariama
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cariamas
Literary usage of Cariamas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1869)
"During the time the Flamingoes were kept in the same aviary with the cariamas, the latter birds, as is their habit, frequently turned their bills upwards ..."
2. The Birds of Shakespeare by James Edmund Harting (1871)
"This habit at once attracts the flamingoes, and very frequently one qr more of them advance towards the cariamas, and standing erect over ..."
3. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1888)
"Nor must we forget to mention as of special interest the two cariamas which ... One of the two cariamas is, so far as we know, absolutely confined to the ..."
4. The Ornithology of Shakespeare: Critically Examined, Explained, and Illustrated by James Edmund Harting (1871)
"This habit at once attracts flamingoes, and very frequently one or more of th^^r advance towards the cariamas, and standing erect o\^^ "^r ..."