[rahy-mohn-dee, -mon-; Italian rahy-mawn-dee] /raɪˈmoʊn di, -ˈmɒn-; Italian raɪˈmɔn di/
[mahr-kan-toh-nee-oh;; Italian mahr-kahn-taw-nyaw] /ˌmɑr kænˈtoʊ niˌoʊ;; Italian ˌmɑr kɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/ (Show IPA), c1480–c1534, Italian engraver.
[reyn] /reɪn/ noun 1. water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops more than 1/50 inch (0.5 mm) in diameter. Compare (def 6). 2. a , , or shower: We had a light rain this afternoon. 3. rains, the season; seasonal , as in India. 4. […]
[reyn-burd] /ˈreɪnˌbɜrd/ noun 1. any of several , especially the black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) and the yellow-billed cuckoo (C. americanus), that are said to call frequently before a rainstorm. /ˈreɪnˌbɜːd/ noun 1. any of various birds, such as (in Britain) the green woodpecker, whose cry is supposed to portend rain
[reyn-boh] /ˈreɪnˌboʊ/ noun 1. a bow or arc of prismatic colors appearing in the heavens opposite the sun and caused by the refraction and reflection of the sun’s rays in drops of rain. Compare , . 2. a similar bow of colors, especially one appearing in the spray of a waterfall or fountain. 3. any […]
- Rainbow bird
noun 1. an Australian bee-eater, Merops ornatus, with a brightly-coloured plumage. It feeds in flight and nests in sandy burrows