(sometimes capitals) a variety of domestic fancy pigeon having blue-and-white plumage and heavily muffed feet
Do Zoologists Pick Animal Names Like “Pink Fairy Armadillo”?Even scientists like to have fun with words to help us laymen folk truly understand the nuances of some of these rare animals.
Why Is The Name Jack Used In So Many Fairy Tales?Doesn’t it seem like a disproportionate number of fairy tales contain a hero named Jack? Is this just a coincidence?
- fairy primrose,
- fairy ring,
- fairy shrimp,
- fairy stone,
- fairy story,
- fairy tale,
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