Bronzewing Bronze"wing`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An Australian pigeon of the genus {Phaps}, of several species; -- so called from its bronze plumage. [1913 Webster]

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  • bronzewing — noun /ˈbɹɒnzˌwɪŋ/lang=en Any of several species of bird in the genera Henicophaps and Phaps in the pigeon family, found in Australasia. Syn: bronzewing pigeon …   Wiktionary

  • bronzewing — /ˈbrɒnzwɪŋ/ (say bronzwing) noun 1. any of various endemic Australian ground feeding pigeons of the genus Phaps, having iridescent patches on the wings, such as the common bronzewing, P. chalcoptera. 2. any of various similar New Guinea pigeons… …   Australian English dictionary

  • bronzewing — bronziniai karveliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Henicophaps angl. bronzewing vok. Bronzeflügeltaube, f rus. бронзовокрылый голубь, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karveliai siauresnis terminas – baltakepuris bronzinis …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bronzewing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also bronze winged pigeon ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ; or bronzewing pigeon : any of numerous pigeons of the Australian region that are conspicuous for the metallic spots or areas on the wings …   Useful english dictionary

  • bronzewing — noun an Australian pigeon with a metallic bronze band on the wing. [Phaps chalcoptera and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bronzewing pigeon — Taxobox name = Bronzewing Pigeons image width = 250px image caption = Brush Bronzewing on nest. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = * Phaps *… …   Wikipedia

  • bronzewing pigeon — noun see bronzewing …   Useful english dictionary

  • bronzewing pigeon — noun Any of several Australian pigeon species, also called bronzewings. Syn: bronze wing, rock pigeon …   Wiktionary

  • Common Bronzewing — Male Common Bronzewing Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • New Britain Bronzewing — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Ki …   Wikipedia