Definition of Nhandu
1. nandu [n -S] - See also: nandu
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Literary usage of Nhandu
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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1813)
"... which is always found either in dunghills, or in the concavities of hollow trees : they call it nhandu- guaka. 1'hefe creatures weave cobwebs like other ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"The larger species are generally serious. The ostrich has scarcely any cry. The nhandu and cassowary send forth a sound like ..."
3. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"5, p. 129) and Gardner, to say nothing of the vulgar herd, have corrupted it to "Emu." The aborigines of the Brazil called it " nhandu " or ..."
4. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1895)
"Purchased. Zool. Soc. II. Durnford, Esq. [C.]. Dr. von Ihering [P/J. Purchased. Zool. Soc. Zool. Soc. 2. Rhea macrorhyncha. ? nhandu-guacu ..."
5. Ostriches and Ostrich Farming by Julius de Mosenthal, James Edmund Harting (1877)
"... Southey (vol. ip 129) and Gardner, to say nothing of the vulgar herd, have corrupted it to emu. The aborigines of the Brazils called it nhandu or ..."