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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rupicola, genus Rupicolanoun

    cock of the rocks


  1. rupicolanoun

    Any of several South American passerine birds, of the genus Rupicola, having bright plumage and a fan-shaped crest on the head

  2. Etymology: From the genus name.


  1. Rupicola

    Rupicola is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae. The species are endemic to New South Wales in Australia.In 2015 it was found that genus Epacris is paraphyletic to Rupicola and Budawangia, and the names Rupicola and Budawangia are new regarded as a synonyms of Epacris by the Australian Plant Census.The species are heaths of limited distributions, found in cliff habitats in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. Their growth habits vary from decumbent or pendulous to more erect. Their flowers are white with short tubes and five lobes, and are, like in other Epacrids, carried singly in leaf axils near the ends of the stems.: 234 


  1. rupicola

    Rupicola is a term used in biology to refer to species of plants or animals that live or grow among rocks or rugged terrain. It is derived from the Latin "rupes" meaning rock and "cola" meaning dweller.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rupicolanoun

    a genus of beautiful South American passerine birds, including the cock of the rock

  2. Etymology: [NL., fr. L. rupes, gen. rupis, a rock + colere to inhabit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rupicola

    rōō-pik′ō-la, n. a genus of rock-manikins or cocks of the rock.—adjs. Rupic′oline, Rupic′olous, growing or living among rocks. [L. rupes, a rock, colĕre, to inhabit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rupicola in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rupicola in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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