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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Alcedo 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  Alcedinidae  [syn:  {Alcedo},  {genus  Alcedo}] 




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