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agami


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Trumpeter  \Trump"et*er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  sounds  a  trumpet. 
 
  2.  One  who  proclaims,  publishes,  or  denounces. 
 
  These  men  are  good  trumpeters.  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Any  one  of  several  species  of  long-legged  South 
  American  birds  of  the  genus  {Psophia},  especially  {P. 
  crepitans},  which  is  abundant,  and  often  domesticated 
  and  kept  with  other  poultry  by  the  natives.  They  are 
  allied  to  the  cranes.  So  called  from  their  loud  cry. 
  Called  also  {agami},  and  {yakamik}. 
  b  A  variety  of  the  domestic  pigeon. 
  c  An  American  swan  ({Olor  buccinator})  which  has  a  very 
  loud  note. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  edible  fish  ({Latris  hecateia})  of  the 
  family  {Cirrhitid[ae]},  native  of  Tasmania  and  New 
  Zealand.  It  sometimes  weighs  as  much  as  fifty  or  sixty 
  pounds,  and  is  highly  esteemed  as  a  food  fish. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Agami  \Ag"a*mi\,  n.;  pl  {Agamis}.  [F.  agex>,  fr  the  native 
  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  South  American  bird  ({Psophia  crepitans}),  allied  to  the 
  cranes,  and  easily  domesticated;  --  called  also  the 
  {gold-breasted  trumpeter}.  Its  body  is  about  the  size  of  the 
  pheasant.  See  {Trumpeter}. 




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