Definition of Tanagers

1. Noun. (plural of tanager) ¹



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Definition of Tanagers

1. tanager [n] - See also: tanager

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanagers

tamps
tams
tamsulosin
tamworth
tamworths
tan
tan line
tan lines
tan shen
tan someone's hide
tana
tanacetol
tanadar
tanadars
tanager
tanagers (current term)
tanagra
tanagras
tanagrine
tanagroid
tanaiste
tanaistes
tanalize
tanalized
tanalizing
tanas
tanate
tanbark
tanbark oak
tanbarks

Literary usage of Tanagers

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"BULLFINCH tanagers. A short beak, when viewed vertically, ... (2) tanagers, properly so called. A conical beak, shorter than the head, as broad as it is ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(2) tanagers, properly so called. A conical beak, shorter than the head, ... (4) CARDINAL tanagers. Beak conical, somewhat vaulted, an obtuse salient tooth ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1807)
"Price il. iCs. per No. in loose Sheets. París.—Imported by De Buffe. The tanagers are very beautiful birds, belonging to the order of ..."

4. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"tanagers. The tanagers form a distinctively American family, and are most abundant in the tropics. About three hundred and fifty species are known, ..."

5. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1902)
"... the division here made (like all preceding ones) between the tanagers and the Finches is an arbitrary one. ..."

6. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1888)
"E, OR tanagers. The brilliant family of tanagers, one of the most ... The fourteen species of Argentine tanagers belong to ten different genera, ..."

7. New England Bird Life: Being a Manual of New England Ornithology by Winfrid Alden Stearns, Elliott Coues (1881)
"Belonging to an essentially tropical family, of which they are among the few outliers of temperate regions, tanagers are delicate birds, as would naturally ..."

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