Definition of Hoactzins

1. hoactzin [n] - See also: hoactzin



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoactzins

hnRNA
hn protein
ho-bag
ho-bags
ho-dad
ho-dads
ho-hum
ho bag
ho bags
ho hum
ho there
hoa
hoaching
hoactzin
hoactzines
hoactzins (current term)
hoaed
hoagie
hoagies
hoagy
hoaing
hoaky
hoar
hoar-frost
hoar-frosts
hoar frost
hoard
hoarded
hoarded wealth
hoarder

Literary usage of Hoactzins

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"Birds with wing-claws; the hoactzins. AH Baldwin, il. St. N. 35: 268. Ja. 'OS. Days with a mother bird. J. Brooks. Harper. 116: 389-93. F. '08. ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... tinamous, curassows, hoactzins, toucans, cotingas, or many others, although it is rich in game birds, finches, woodpeckers, wood-warblers, and the like. ..."

3. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"In view of all of the peculiarities of the hoactzins it is difficult satisfactorily to classify them in any order; but the rather strong resemblance of the ..."

4. The Story of the Birds by James Newton Baskett (1897)
"... grebes, hoactzins, gallinules, rails, geese, etc. Also in nests and in hoarding of bright things by crow forms. ..."

5. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"... tinamous, curassows, hoactzins, toucans, cotingas, or many others, although it is rich in game birds, finches, woodpeckers, wood-warblers, and the like. ..."

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