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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Old World purple gallinules.

Usage examples (27)
  • The takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri) is just one of New Zealand's spectacular endemic birds.
  • Mavortius and Porphyrio, the originals of which were probably discovered at Bobbio by his scholars.
  • (Porphyrio simplex) was shot near the summit of the mountain, and it was evidently a solitary straggler.
  • Species range from the large and colorful purple swamphen (Porphyrio Porphyrio) to several majestic egret species. for more
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