A person who keeps birds
See Also: aviculture

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  • aviculturist — noun see aviculture …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aviculturist — See aviculture. * * * …   Universalium

  • aviculturist — n. person who deals in aviculture, person who rears and takes care of birds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aviculturist — avi·cul·tur·ist …   English syllables

  • aviculturist — noun see aviculture …   Useful english dictionary

  • aviculture — aviculturist, n. /ay vi kul cheuhr/, n. the rearing or keeping of birds. [1875 80; AVI + CULTURE] * * *       raising and care of wild birds in captivity, for the breeding of game stock, the perpetuation of declining species, or for display and… …   Universalium

  • Delacour, Jean Theodore — born , Sept. 26, 1890, Paris, Fr. died Nov. 5, 1985, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. French born U.S. aviculturist. After his boyhood collection of more than 1,300 live birds was destroyed during World War I, he made expeditions worldwide and assembled …   Universalium

  • aviary — aviarist /ay vee euh rist/, n. /ay vee er ee/, n., pl. aviaries. a large cage or a house or enclosure in which birds are kept. [1570 80; < L aviarium a place where birds are kept, n. use of neut. of aviarius pertaining to birds. See AVI , ARY] *… …   Universalium

  • aviculture — noun Etymology: Latin avis + English culture Date: circa 1879 the raising and care of birds and especially of wild birds in captivity • aviculturist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pionus — Taxobox name = Pionus image width = 250px image caption = White crowned Parrot, Pionus senilis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Psittaciformes familia = Psittacidae subfamilia = Psittacinae tribus = Arini genus = Pionus… …   Wikipedia

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