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Meaning of "ornithophilous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORNITHOPHILOUS

ornithophilous  [ˌɔːnɪˈθɒfɪləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORNITHOPHILOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ornithophilous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ORNITHOPHILOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ornithophilous

Glossary of plant morphology

Botanists and other biologists who study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants.

Definition of ornithophilous in the English dictionary

The definition of ornithophilous in the dictionary is fertilized by birds.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORNITHOPHILOUS


acidophilous
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
acidophilus
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
ammophilous
æˈmɒfɪləs
anemophilous
ˌænɪˈmɒfɪləs
anthophilous
ænˈθɒfɪləs
bathophilous
bæˈθɒfɪləs
coprophilous
kəˈprɒfɪləs
endophyllous
ɛnˈdɒfɪləs
entomophilous
ˌɛntəˈmɒfɪləs
eosinophilous
ˌiːəʊsɪˈnɒfɪləs
geophilous
dʒiːˈɒfɪləs
Herophilus
hɪəˈrɒfɪləs
lithophilous
lɪˈθɒfɪləs
sclerophyllous
sklɛˈrɒfɪləs
Theophilus
θɪˈɒfɪləs
thermophilous
θɜːˈmɒfɪləs
tropophilous
trəʊˈpɒfɪləs
xanthophyllous
ˌzænˈθɒfɪləs
xerophilous
zɪˈrɒfɪləs
xiphophyllous
zɪˈfɒfɪləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORNITHOPHILOUS

ornithoid
ornithol.
ornithologic
ornithological
ornithologically
ornithologist
ornithology
ornithomancy
ornithomantic
ornithomorph
ornithomorphic
ornithophily
ornithophobia
ornithopod
ornithopter
ornithorhynchus
ornithosaur
ornithoscopy
ornithoses
ornithosis

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORNITHOPHILOUS

battailous
halophilous
hydrophilous
hygrophilous
limnophilous
malacophilous
myrmecophilous
necrophilous
nitrophilous
nubilous
ombrophilous
perilous
pilous
ridiculous
scurrilous
sibilous
Siege Perilous
symphilous
tendrilous
unperilous
verisimilous

Synonyms and antonyms of ornithophilous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ornithophilous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORNITHOPHILOUS

Find out the translation of ornithophilous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ornithophilous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ornithophilous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ornithophilous
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ornitófila
570 millions of speakers

English

ornithophilous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ornithophilous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ornithophilous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ornithophilous
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ornitófila
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ornithophilous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ornithophilous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ornithophilous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ornithophilen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ornithophilous
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ornithophilous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ornithophilous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ornithophilous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பறவைகளை நேசிக்கிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑर्निथोफिलस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ornithophilous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ornithophilous
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ornithophilous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ornithophilous
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ornithophilous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ornithophilous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ornithophilous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ornithophilous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ornithophilous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ornithophilous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORNITHOPHILOUS»

The term «ornithophilous» is used very little and occupies the 190.472 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORNITHOPHILOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ornithophilous» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ornithophilous» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ornithophilous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORNITHOPHILOUS»

Discover the use of ornithophilous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ornithophilous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Eremophila and Allied Genera: A Monograph of the Plant ...
ornithophilous flower type within this section is considerable. Eremophila oppositifolia and E. platycalyx have the least specialised forms, with obtuse lobes shallowly cut into the tube and similar in shape and comparable with ornithophilous ...
R. J. Chinnock, 2007
2
Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons: Lamiales (Except ...
16A-C) and particular species of species-rich (essentially melittophilous) genera (Henckelia, Streptocarpus, Cyrtandra) exhibit an ornithophilous pollination syndrome (flowers bright red, tubular or salverform, with abundant nectar). Almost all ...
Joachim W. Kadereit, 2004
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Major Evolutionary Transitions in Flowering Plant Reproduction
Spencer C. H. Barrett. Fig. 1 Flowers seemingly adapted to bee and bird pollination in six genera. A, Melittophilous Penstemon strictus (photo: J. Thomson ). B, Ornithophilous Penstemon barbatus (photo: J. Thomson). C, Melittophilous Mimulus ...
Spencer C. H. Barrett, 2008
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Convergent Evolution: Limited Forms Most Beautiful
In the Western Hemisphere, ornithophilous flowers are pollinated by species of hummingbirds (family Trochilidae), in Africa and Asia by species of sunbirds ( family Nectariniidae), and in Australia and New Zealand by species of honeyeaters ...
George R. McGhee, 2011
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Biology of Flowering Plants
The retina of the eye contains yellowish oil drops, and the effect of these is that of viewing an object through a pale orange glass ; the bird is blue colour-blind, but can distinguish red and green. Of 159 ornithophilous flowers listed by Werth, ...
Macgregor Skene, 2006
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New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Calculations arc based on counts made for su ornithophilous species in 40 coo- secutve 4m x 121 m blocks of vegetation (After Wykes 1 985). volume). All of these contain a diversity of plant species, many of which are visited by honeyeaters ...
7
Evolution of Pollination and Breeding Systems of Antillean ...
in the Costa Rican and Brazilian mainland the visitation rates to various ornithophilous Gesneriaceae ranged between three to six visits per flower per day (Martén-Rodríguez et al., in press; San Martin-Gajardo and Sazima, 2005), in Antillean ...
Silvana Marten Rodriguez, 2008
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New Zealand Journal of Ecology
There is some conjecture regarding the pollination ecology of all the above species except V. lucens, which is commonly accepted as bird pollinated ( ornithophilous) (Petrie, 1904). Although both S. microphylla and M. excelsa are usually ...
‎2003
9
New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Thus, honeyeaters may appear to be more insectivorous at this time of year, and results for this season should not be combined with others. COMPARISON OF AUSTRALIAN AND N.Z. FLORAS The paucity of ornithophilous plants in our flora  ...
10
The Flowering of Australia's Rainforests: A Plant and ...
Many types of putative ornithophilous blossoms show differential adaptation to entomophily and chiropterophily (bat pollination), in which ornithophily may be transitional. In Australian plant communities generally, bright red colours in bird-  ...
Geoff Williams, Paul Adam, 2010

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORNITHOPHILOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ornithophilous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hummingbird Pollination: Not Just for the Birds
These flowers are ornithophilous, or bird-loving, and exhibit clear adaptations for pollination by hummingbirds. Most of them are either red, or have red bracts or ... «Mother Earth News, Oct 14»
2
Blue tits: passerines seen from the peripheries (part II)
In the European region, such so-called ornithophilous plants are only present today on the Canary Islands. This puts a new spin on the idea ... «Scientific American, Aug 14»
3
The 'ghosts' of extinct birds in modern ecosystems
So-called ornithophilous plants in the New World possess features that make them especially attractive to hummingbirds; curiously, several ... «Scientific American, Dec 13»
4
Poetry Pairing | 'For you: anthophilous, lover of flowers'
ornithophilous: you, antiquarian, pollinated by birds. All this a way to dream green rose petals on the bed you love; petrophilous, stigmatophilia: ... «New York Times, Feb 13»
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The effect of mammalian herbivory on inflorescence architecture in ornithophilous Babiana (Iridaceae): Implications for the evolution of a bird perch, pp. «Am J Botany, Jun 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ornithophilous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ornithophilous>. Feb 2020 ».
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