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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Porphyrio, genus Porphyrionoun

    Old World purple gallinules


  1. porphyrio

    Porphyrio is a genus of birds in the family Rallidae, commonly known as swamphens. They are characterized by their large size, bright purple-blue plumage, strong legs and feet, and exceptional ability to swim and dive. Some of the species include the Purple Swamphen and the American Purple Gallinule.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Porphyrio

    por-fir′i-ō, n. a genus of Rallidæ, the hyacinthine gallinules.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Porphyrio in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Porphyrio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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