alcedo

Alcedo

Al*ce"do\, n. [L., equiv. to Gr. ?. See Halcyon.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (Alcedo ispida). See Halcyon.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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