Audubon [aw-duh-bon, -buh n] Examples noun
- John James,1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.
Examples from the Web for audubon Contemporary Examples of audubon
And Audubon continued to paint birds as his business ventures faltered and failed.
January 14, 2012
Olivier is based loosely on Alexis de Tocqueville and Parrot has affinities with Audubon.
January 31, 2010
On October 11, Gloria showed up on Audubon Drive and nervously rang the doorbell.
January 7, 2010
Heidi, Gloria, and Frances were always the last fans to leave Audubon Drive.
January 7, 2010
Historical Examples of audubon
Let us watch with Audubon in the neighbourhood of one of their curious roosting-places.
This description is given by Mr Nuttal the naturalist, and quoted by Audubon.
There are 12 full-page illustrations, after Audubon, in colors.
Audubon’s Warbler is a common winter visitant and migrant in Coahuila.
Emil K. Urban
Birds unknown to Audubon, yet flying, as it were, with a rush.
Oliver Wendell Holmes (Sr.)
British Dictionary definitions for audubon Audubon noun
- John James. 1785–1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827–38)
Word Origin and History for audubon Audubon
with reference to birds or pictures of them, from U.S. naturalist John James Audubon (1785-1851).
audubon in Science Audubon [ô′də-bŏn′]John James 1785-1851
- American ornithologist and artist. His effort to catalog every species of bird in the United States resulted in the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of 1,065 life-size engravings of birds found in eastern North America. It is considered a classic work in ornithology and in American art.