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Deutsche Synonyme für Oekosystem

Ökosystem  Natur  Umwelt  Wildnis  

Englische Synonyme für ecosystem

Lexikoneinträge für ecosystem / ecosystems / dependent ecosystem / anthropogenic ecosystem / aquatic ecosystem / arid-zone ecosystem / fragile ecosystem / woodland forest ecosystem / temperate-zone ecosystem / global world ecosystem / non-equilibrium ecosystem / marine ecosystem / natural wild ecosystem / semi-natural ecosystem / open-ocean ecosystem / oceanic ecosystem / city urban ecosystem / terrestrial land ecosystem / standing-water ecosystem / tropical-zone ecosystem

Anthropogenic (a.) Of or pertaining to anthropogeny.
Apollinaris water () An effervescing alkaline mineral water used as a table beverage. It is obtained from a spring in Apollinarisburg, near Bonn.
Aquatic (a.) Pertaining to water
Aquatic (n.) An aquatic animal or plant.
Aquatic (n.) Sports or exercises practiced in or on the water.
Arid (a.) Exhausted of moisture
City (n.) A large town.
City (n.) A corporate town
City (n.) The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city.
City (a.) Of or pertaining to a city.
Dependent (a.) Hanging down
Dependent (a.) Relying on, or subject to, something else for support
Dependent (n.) One who depends
Dependent (n.) That which depends
Equilibrium (n.) Equality of weight or force
Equilibrium (n.) A level position
Equilibrium (n.) A balancing of the mind between motives or reasons, with consequent indecision and doubt.
Fair-world (n.) State of prosperity.
Fluvio-marine (a.) Formed by the joint action of a river and the sea, as deposits at the mouths of rivers.
Forest (n.) An extensive wood
Forest (n.) A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own.
Forest (a.) Of or pertaining to a forest
Forest (v. t.) To cover with trees or wood.
Fragile (a.) Easily broken
Fresh-water (a.) Of, pertaining to, or living in, water not salt
Fresh-water (a.) Accustomed to sail on fresh water only
Fresh-water (a.) Unskilled
Land (n.) Urine. See Lant.
Land (n.) The solid part of the surface of the earth
Land (n.) Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
Land (n.) Ground, in respect to its nature or quality
Land (n.) The inhabitants of a nation or people.
Land (n.) The mainland, in distinction from islands.
Land (n.) The ground or floor.
Land (n.) The ground left unplowed between furrows
Land (n.) Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.
Land (n.) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat
Land (n.) In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
Land (v. t.) To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft
Land (v. t.) To catch and bring to shore
Land (v. t.) To set down after conveying
Land (v. i.) To go on shore from a ship or boat
Land-poor (a.) Pecuniarily embarrassed through owning much unprofitable land.
Marine (a.) Of or pertaining to the sea
Marine (a.) Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea
Marine (a.) A solider serving on shipboard
Marine (a.) The sum of naval affairs
Marine (a.) A picture representing some marine subject.
Napha water () A perfume distilled from orange flowers.
Natural (a.) Fixed or determined by nature
Natural (a.) Conformed to the order, laws, or actual facts, of nature
Natural (a.) Having to do with existing system to things
Natural (a.) Conformed to truth or reality
Natural (a.) Springing from true sentiment
Natural (a.) Resembling the object imitated
Natural (a.) Having the character or sentiments properly belonging to one's position
Natural (a.) Connected by the ties of consanguinity.
Natural (a.) Begotten without the sanction of law
Natural (a.) Of or pertaining to the lower or animal nature, as contrasted with the higher or moral powers, or that which is spiritual
Natural (a.) Belonging to, to be taken in, or referred to, some system, in which the base is 1
Natural (a.) Produced by natural organs, as those of the human throat, in distinction from instrumental music.
Natural (a.) Of or pertaining to a key which has neither a flat nor a sharp for its signature, as the key of C major.
Natural (a.) Applied to an air or modulation of harmony which moves by easy and smooth transitions, digressing but little from the original key.
Natural (n.) A native
Natural (n.) Natural gifts, impulses, etc.
Natural (n.) One born without the usual powers of reason or understanding
Natural (n.) A character [/] used to contradict, or to remove the effect of, a sharp or flat which has preceded it, and to restore the unaltered note.
No-man's land () A space amidships used to keep blocks, ropes, etc.
No-man's land () Fig.: An unclaimed space or time.
Ocean (n.) The whole body of salt water which covers more than three fifths of the surface of the globe
Ocean (n.) One of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is regarded as divided, as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic oceans.
Ocean (n.) An immense expanse
Ocean (a.) Of or pertaining to the main or great sea
Oceanic (a.) Of or pertaining to the ocean
Oceanic (a.) Of or pertaining to Oceania or its inhabitants.
Open (a.) Free of access
Open (a.) Free to be used, enjoyed, visited, or the like
Open (a.) Free or cleared of obstruction to progress or to view
Open (a.) Not drawn together, closed, or contracted
Open (a.) Without reserve or false pretense
Open (a.) Not concealed or secret
Open (a.) Not of a quality to prevent communication, as by closing water ways, blocking roads, etc.
Open (a.) Not settled or adjusted
Open (a.) Free
Open (a.) Uttered with a relatively wide opening of the articulating organs
Open (a.) Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure, as in uttering s.
Open (a.) Not closed or stopped with the finger
Open (a.) Produced by an open string
Open (n.) Open or unobstructed space
Open (v. t.) To make or set open
Open (v. t.) To spread
Open (v. t.) To disclose
Open (v. t.) To make known
Open (v. t.) To enter upon
Open (v. t.) To loosen or make less compact
Open (v. i.) To unclose
Open (v. i.) To expand
Open (v. i.) To begin
Open (v. i.) To bark on scent or view of the game.
Open-air (a.) Taking place in the open air
Open-eyed (a.) With eyes widely open
Open-handed (a.) Generous
Open-headed (a.) Bareheaded.
Open-hearted (a.) Candid
Open-mouthed (a.) Having the mouth open
Rose water () Water tinctured with roses by distillation.
Rose-water (a.) Having the odor of rose water
Self-dependent (a.) Dependent on one's self
Selters water () A mineral water from Sellers, in the district of Nassan, Germany, containing much free carbonic acid.
Seltzer water () See Selters water.
Semi- () A prefix signifying half, and sometimes partly or imperfectly
Semi-Arian (n.) A member of a branch of the Arians which did not acknowledge the Son to be consubstantial with the Father, that is, of the same substance, but admitted him to be of a like substance with the Father, not by nature, but by a peculiar privilege.
Semi-Arian (a.) Of or pertaining to Semi-Arianism.
Semi-Arianism (n.) The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-Arians.
Semi-Christianized (a.) Half Christianized.
Semi circumference (n.) Half of a circumference.
Semi crustaceous (a.) Half crustaceous
Semi-Pelagian (n.) A follower of John Cassianus, a French monk (died about 448), who modified the doctrines of Pelagius, by denying human merit, and maintaining the necessity of the Spirit's influence, while, on the other hand, he rejected the Augustinian doctrines of election, the inability of man to do good, and the certain perseverance of the saints.
Semi-Pelagian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Semi-Pelagians, or their tenets.
Semi-Pelagianism (n.) The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-Pelagians.
Semi pupa (n.) The young of an insect in a stage between the larva and pupa.
Semi-Saxon (a.) Half Saxon
Spurn-water (n.) A channel at the end of a deck to restrain the water.
Standing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stand
Standing (a.) Remaining erect
Standing (a.) Not flowing
Standing (a.) Not transitory
Standing (a.) Established by law, custom, or the like
Standing (a.) Not movable
Standing (n.) The act of stopping, or coming to a stand
Standing (n.) Maintenance of position
Standing (n.) Place to stand in
Standing (n.) Condition in society
Strong-water (n.) An acid.
Strong-water (n.) Distilled or ardent spirits
Surfeit-water (n.) Water for the cure of surfeits.
Table-land (n.) A broad, level, elevated area of land
Tail-water (n.) Water in a tailrace.
Temperate (v. t.) Moderate
Temperate (v. t.) Not marked with passion
Temperate (v. t.) Moderate in the indulgence of the natural appetites or passions
Temperate (v. t.) Proceeding from temperance.
Temperate (v. t.) To render temperate
Terrestrial (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth
Terrestrial (a.) Representing, or consisting of, the earth
Terrestrial (a.) Of or pertaining to the world, or to the present state
Terrestrial (a.) Consisting of land, in distinction from water
Terrestrial (a.) Adapted for the observation of objects on land and on the earth
Terrestrial (n.) An inhabitant of the earth.
Tropical (n.) Of or pertaining to the tropics
Tropical (n.) Rhetorically changed from its exact original sense
Urban (a.) Of or belonging to a city or town
Urban (a.) Belonging to, or suiting, those living in a city
Vichy water () A mineral water found at Vichy, France. It is essentially an effervescent solution of sodium, calcium, and magnetism carbonates, with sodium and potassium chlorides
Water (n.) The fluid which descends from the clouds in rain, and which forms rivers, lakes, seas, etc.
Water (n.) A body of water, standing or flowing
Water (n.) Any liquid secretion, humor, or the like, resembling water
Water (n.) A solution in water of a gaseous or readily volatile substance
Water (n.) The limpidity and luster of a precious stone, especially a diamond
Water (n.) A wavy, lustrous pattern or decoration such as is imparted to linen, silk, metals, etc. See Water, v. t., 3, Damask, v. t., and Damaskeen.
Water (v. t.) An addition to the shares representing the capital of a stock company so that the aggregate par value of the shares is increased while their value for investment is diminished, or "diluted."
Water (v. t.) To wet or supply with water
Water (v. t.) To supply with water for drink
Water (v. t.) To wet and calender, as cloth, so as to impart to it a lustrous appearance in wavy lines
Water (n.) To add water to (anything), thereby extending the quantity or bulk while reducing the strength or quality
Water (v. i.) To shed, secrete, or fill with, water or liquid matter
Water (v. i.) To get or take in water
Water adder () The water moccasin.
Water adder () The common, harmless American water snake (Tropidonotus sipedon). See Illust. under Water Snake.
Water agrimony () A kind of bur marigold (Bidens tripartita) found in wet places in Europe.
Water aloe () See Water soldier.
Water antelope () See Water buck.
Water arum () An aroid herb (Calla palustris) having a white spathe. It is an inhabitant of the north temperate zone.
Water back () See under 1st Back.
Water bailiff () An officer of the customs, whose duty it is to search vessels.
Water ballast () Water confined in specially constructed compartments in a vessel's hold, to serve as ballast.
Water barometer () A barometer in which the changes of atmospheric pressure are indicated by the motion of a column of water instead of mercury. It requires a column of water about thirty-three feet in height.
Water bath () A device for regulating the temperature of anything subjected to heat, by surrounding the vessel containing it with another vessel containing water which can be kept at a desired temperature
Water battery () A voltaic battery in which the exciting fluid is water.
Water battery () A battery nearly on a level with the water.
Water bear () Any species of Tardigrada, 2. See Illust. of Tardigrada.
Water-bearer (n.) The constellation Aquarius.
Water bed () A kind of mattress made of, or covered with, waterproof fabric and filled with water. It is used in hospitals for bedridden patients.
Water beech () The American hornbeam. See Hornbeam.
Water beetle () Any one of numerous species of aquatic beetles belonging to Dytiscus and allied genera of the family Dytiscidae, and to various genera of the family Hydrophilidae. These beetles swim with great agility, the fringed hind legs acting together like oars.
Water bellows () Same as Tromp.
Water bird () Any aquatic bird
Water blackbird () The European water ousel, or dipper.
Water boatman () A boat bug.
Water-bound (a.) Prevented by a flood from proceeding.
Water brain () A disease of sheep
Water brash () See under Brash.
Water breather () Any arthropod that breathes by means of gills.
Water bridge () See Water table.
Water buck () A large, heavy antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also photomok, water antelope, and waterbok.
Water buffalo () The European buffalo.
Water bug () The Croton bug.
Water bug () Any one of numerous species of large, rapacious, aquatic, hemipterous insects belonging to Belostoma, Benacus, Zaitha, and other genera of the family Belostomatidae. Their hind legs are long and fringed, and act like oars. Some of these insects are of great size, being among the largest existing Hemiptera. Many of them come out of the water and fly about at night.
Water butt () A large, open-headed cask, set up on end, to contain water.
Water caltrop () The water chestnut.
Water can () Any one of several species of Nuphar
Water canker () See Canker, n., 1.
Water carriage () Transportation or conveyance by water
Water carriage () A vessel or boat.
Water cart () A cart carrying water
Water cavy () The capybara.
Water celery () A very acrid herb (Ranunculus sceleratus) growing in ditches and wet places
Water cell () A cell containing water
Water cement () Hydraulic cement.
Water chestnut () The fruit of Trapa natans and Trapa bicornis, Old World water plants bearing edible nutlike fruits armed with several hard and sharp points
Water chevrotain () A large West African chevrotain (Hyaemoschus aquaticus). It has a larger body and shorter legs than the other allied species. Called also water deerlet.
Water chicken () The common American gallinule.
Water chickweed () A small annual plant (Montia fontana) growing in wet places in southern regions.
Water chinquapin () The American lotus, and its edible seeds, which somewhat resemble chinquapins. Cf. Yoncopin.
Water clock () An instrument or machine serving to measure time by the fall, or flow, of a certain quantity of water
Water-closet (n.) A privy
Water cock () A large gallinule (Gallicrex cristatus) native of Australia, India, and the East Indies. In the breeding season the male is black and has a fleshy red caruncle, or horn, on the top of its head. Called also kora.
Water color () A color ground with water and gum or other glutinous medium
Water color () A picture painted with such colors.
Water-colorist (n.) One who paints in water colors.
Water course () A stream of water
Water course () A natural channel for water
Water course () A running stream of water having a bed and banks
Water craft () Any vessel or boat plying on water
Water crake () The dipper.
Water crake () The spotted crake (Porzana maruetta). See Illust. of Crake.
Water crake () The swamp hen, or crake, of Australia.
Water crane () A goose-neck apparatus for supplying water from an elevated tank, as to the tender of a locomotive.
Water cress () A perennial cruciferous herb (Nasturtium officinale) growing usually in clear running or spring water. The leaves are pungent, and used for salad and as an antiscorbutic.
Water crow () The dipper.
Water crow () The European coot.
Water crowfoot () An aquatic kind of buttercup (Ranunculus aquatilis), used as food for cattle in parts of England.
Water cure () Hydropathy.
Water cure () A hydropathic institution.
Water deck () A covering of painting canvas for the equipments of a dragoon's horse.
Water deer () A small Chinese deer (Hydropotes inermis). Both sexes are destitute of antlers, but the male has large, descending canine tusks.
Water deer () The water chevrotain.
Water deerlet () See Water chevrotain.
Water devil () The rapacious larva of a large water beetle (Hydrophilus piceus), and of other similar species. See Illust. of Water beetle.
Water dock () A tall, coarse dock growing in wet places. The American water dock is Rumex orbiculatus, the European is R. Hydrolapathum.
Water doctor () One who professes to be able to divine diseases by inspection of the urine.
Water doctor () A physician who treats diseases with water
Water dog () A dog accustomed to the water, or trained to retrieve waterfowl. Retrievers, waters spaniels, and Newfoundland dogs are so trained.
Water dog () The menobranchus.
Water dog () A small floating cloud, supposed to indicate rain.
Water dog () A sailor, esp. an old sailor
Water drain () A drain or channel for draining off water.
Water drainage () The draining off of water.
Water dressing () The treatment of wounds or ulcers by the application of water
Water dropwort () A European poisonous umbelliferous plant (Enanthe fistulosa) with large hollow stems and finely divided leaves.
Water eagle () The osprey.
Water elder () The guelder-rose.
Water elephant () The hippopotamus.
Water engine () An engine to raise water
Water feather () Alt. of Water feather-foil
Water feather-foil () The water violet (Hottonia palustris)
Water flag () A European species of Iris (Iris Pseudacorus) having bright yellow flowers.
Water flannel () A floating mass formed in pools by the entangled filaments of a European fresh-water alga (Cladophora crispata).
Water flea () Any one of numerous species of small aquatic Entomostraca belonging to the genera Cyclops, Daphnia, etc
Water flounder () The windowpane (Pleuronectes maculatus).
Water fox () The carp
Water frame () A name given to the first power spinning machine, because driven by water power.
Water furrow () A deep furrow for conducting water from the ground, and keeping the surface soil dry.
Water-furrow (v. t.) To make water furrows in.
Water gage () See Water gauge.
Water gall () A cavity made in the earth by a torrent of water
Water gall () A watery appearance in the sky, accompanying the rainbow
Water gang () A passage for water, such as was usually made in a sea wall, to drain water out of marshes.
Water gas () See under Gas.
Water gate () A gate, or valve, by which a flow of water is permitted, prevented, or regulated.
Water gauge () A wall or bank to hold water back.
Water gauge () An instrument for measuring or ascertaining the depth or quantity of water, or for indicating the height of its surface, as in the boiler of a steam engine. See Gauge.
Water gavel () A gavel or rent paid for a privilege, as of fishing, in some river or water.
Water germander () A labiate plant (Teucrium Scordium) found in marshy places in Europe.
Water gilding () The act, or the process, of gilding metallic surfaces by covering them with a thin coating of amalgam of gold, and then volatilizing the mercury by heat
Water glass () See Soluble glass, under Glass.
Water god () A fabulous deity supposed to dwell in, and preside over, some body of water.
Water gruel () A liquid food composed of water and a small portion of meal, or other farinaceous substance, boiled and seasoned.
Water hammer () A vessel partly filled with water, exhausted of air, and hermetically sealed. When reversed or shaken, the water being unimpeded by air, strikes the sides in solid mass with a sound like that of a hammer.
Water hammer () A concussion, or blow, made by water in striking, as against the sides of a pipe or vessel containing it.
Water hare () A small American hare or rabbit (Lepus aquaticus) found on or near the southern coasts of the United States
Water hemlock () A poisonous umbelliferous plant (Cicuta virosa) of Europe
Water hemlock () A poisonous plant (/nanthe crocata) resembling the above.
Water hemp () See under Hemp.
Water hen () Any gallinule.
Water hen () The common American coot.
Water hog () The capybara.
Water horehound () Bugleweed.
Water hyacinth () Either of several tropical aquatic plants of the genus Eichhornia, related to the pickerel weed.
Water ice () Water flavored, sweetened, and frozen, to be eaten as a confection.
Water inch () Same as Inch of water, under Water.
Water joint () A joint in a stone pavement where the stones are left slightly higher than elsewhere, the rest of the surface being sunken or dished. The raised surface is intended to prevent the settling of water in the joints.
Water junket () The common sandpiper.
Water-laid (a.) Having a left-hand twist
Water laverock () The common sandpiper.
Water leg () See Leg, 7.
Water lemon () The edible fruit of two species of passion flower (Passiflora laurifolia, and P. maliformis)
Water lettuce () A plant (Pistia stratiotes) which floats on tropical waters, and forms a rosette of spongy, wedge-shaped leaves.
Water level () The level formed by the surface of still water.
Water level () A kind of leveling instrument. See under Level, n.

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natural object an object occurring naturally, not made by man
world record the best record in the whole world
wild pitch an errant pitch that the catcher cannot be expected to catch and that allows a base runner to advance a base
open sesame any very successful means of achieving a result
open primary a primary in which any registered voter can vote (but must vote for candidates of only one party)
open frame
any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare, the break in the eighth frame cost him the match
land reform a redistribution of agricultural land (especially by government action)
ocean trip
an act of traveling by water
water travel
travel by water
wild-goose chase the fruitless pursuit of something unattainable
standing the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
urban renewal the clearing and rebuilding and redevelopment of urban slums
water sport
sports that involve bodies of water
water-skiing skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat
farming land agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life, farming is a strenuous life, there's no work on the land any more
water polo a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal
Wild West Show
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
a spectacular show organized in by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale, toured the United States and Europe
treading water a stroke that keeps the head above water by thrashing the legs and arms
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development the position of the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was created in
open-heart surgery heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired
terrestrial guidance a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to the strength and direction of the earth's gravitational field
water conservation the conservation of water resources
natural family planning any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs, coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
blood-oxygenation level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging
functional magnetic resonance imaging that relies on intrinsic changes in hemoglobin oxygenation
city planning
town planning
urban planning
determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
land development making an area of land more useful
water development
water project
water program
making an area of water more useful
zone fire artillery or mortar fire delivered in a constant direction at several quadrant elevations
world war a war in which the major nations of the world are involved
standing operating procedure
standard operating procedure
standard procedure
a prescribed procedure to be followed routinely, rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries
land-office business very large and profitable volume of commercial activity
world affairs
international affairs
affairs between nations, you can't really keep up with world affairs by watching television
the way of the world
the ways of the world
the manner in which people typically behave or things typically happen, the ordinary reader is endowed with considerable wisdom and knowledge of the way of the world, she was well-versed in the ways of the world before she had taken the veil, he was amazingly innocent of the ways of the world
natural (craps) a first roll of or that immediately wins the stake
Meuse River
Argonne Forest
Meuse-Argonne operation
an American operation in World War I (), American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November
World War I
World War
Great War
First World War
War to End War
a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from to
World War II
World War
Second World War
a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from to
marine animal
marine creature
sea animal
sea creature
any of numerous animals inhabiting the sea including e.g. fishes and molluscs and many mammals
aquatic vertebrate animal living wholly or chiefly in or on water
whitetip shark oceanic whitetip shark
white-tipped shark
Carcharinus longimanus
large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin, worldwide distribution, most dangerous shark
New World goldfinch
goldfinch yellowbird Spinus tristis
American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
New World sparrow sparrow-like North American finches
New World flycatcher
flycatcher tyrant flycatcher
tyrant bird
large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
Old World flycatcher
true flycatcher
any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
Old World chat
songbirds having a chattering call
robin redbreast
robin redbreast Old World robin
Erithacus rubecola
small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
Old World warbler
true warbler
small active brownish or greyish Old World birds
New World warbler
wood warbler
small brightolored American songbird with a weak unmusical song
New World chat
birds having a chattering call
water thrush brownish North American warbler found near streams
New World oriole
American oriole
American songbird, male is black and orange or yellow
New World blackbird
any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black
Old World oriole
mostly tropical songbird, the male is usually bright orange and black
Old World jay a European jay
New World jay a North American jay
water ouzel
small stocky diving bird without webbed feet, frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
European water ouzel
Cinclus aquaticus
a water ouzel of Europe
American water ouzel
Cinclus mexicanus
a water ouzel of western North America
Old World vulture any of several large vultures of Africa and Eurasia
New World vulture
large birds of prey superficially similar to Old World vultures
Old World scops owl
Otus scops
European scops owl
sea turtle
marine turtle
any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers, widely distributed in warm seas
marine iguana
Amblyrhynchus cristatus
shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands
water snake any of various mostly harmless snakes that live in or near water
common water snake
banded water snake
Natrix sipedon
Nerodia sipedon
in some classifications placed in the genus Nerodia, western United States snake that seldom ventures far from water
water moccasin any of numerous North American water snakes inhabiting fresh waters
coral snake harlequin-snake
New World coral snake
any of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white, widely distributed in South America and Central America
coral snake Old World coral snake any of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia
water moccasin cottonmouth
cottonmouth moccasin
Agkistrodon piscivorus
venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
Old World quail small game bird with a rounded body and small tail
aquatic bird wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water
water bird
freshwater aquatic bird
wild duck an undomesticated duck (especially a mallard)
water shrew any of several small semiaquatic shrews usually living near swift-flowing streams
American water shrew
Sorex palustris
water shrew of North America
European water shrew
Neomys fodiens
widely distributed Old World water shrew
Mediterranean water shrew
Neomys anomalus
a type of water shrew
marine mussel
marine bivalve mollusk having a dark elongated shell, live attached to solid objects especially in intertidal zones
Old World crayfish
small crayfish of Europe and Asia and western North America
tropical prawn edible tropical and warm-water prawn
water flea
minute freshwater crustacean having a round body enclosed in a transparent shell, moves about like a flea by means of hairy branched antennae
water flea
minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming, important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms
land rail
Crex crex
common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields
marsh hen water hen swamphen
any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens
American coot
marsh hen mud hen
water hen Fulica americana
a coot found in North America
Old World coot
Fulica atra
a coot found in Eurasia
Old world white pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
similar to American white pelican
water turkey
Anhinga anhinga
blackish New World snakebird of swampy regions
pelagic bird
oceanic bird
bird of the open seas
aquatic mammal whales and dolphins, manatees and dugongs, walruses, seals
water dog a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl
water spaniel any dog of two large curlyoated breeds used for hunting waterfowl
American water spaniel breed of medium-sized spaniels originating in America having chocolate or liverolored curly coat
Irish water spaniel breed of large spaniels developed in Ireland having a heavy coat of liverolored curls and a topknot of long curls and a nearly hairless tail
wild dog any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
water vascular system system of fluid-filled tubes used by echinoderms in locomotion and feeding and respiration
water beetle any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming
German cockroach
Croton bug
water bug Blattella germanica
small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe, a common household pest
water bug a true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water
giant water bug large water bug with piercing and sucking mouthparts, feeds on young fishes


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