What is hoary?

  • (adj): Ancient.
    Example: "Hoary jokes"
    Synonyms: rusty
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hoary:

Hawaiian Hoary Bat - Conservation - Endangered Status
... In 1970, the Hawaiian hoary bat was listed as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Conservation Act of 1969, which was later replaced by the Endangered Species Act of 1973 ... all or a significant portion of its range." The exact number of Hawaiian Hoary bats is unclear and remains unknown ... The decision to add the Hawaiian Hoary bat to the endangered list seems to have been precautionary and motivated by their rapid extirpation on the island of O Ľahu, and the loss of ...
Hawaiian Hoary Bat - Description
... The Hoary bat is named after the animal's appearance "Hoary" describes the fur of the bat, which is brown and grey, tinged with white, so that the bat looks "frosty." The ... The Hawaiian Hoary bat weighs 13 - 20 g, about 0.5oz ... The Hoary bat is solitary, nocturnal, and feeds on insects ...

More definitions of "hoary":

  • (adj): Covered with fine whitish hairs or down.
    Synonyms: canescent

Famous quotes containing the word hoary:

    The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
    Bible: Hebrew Proverbs 16:31.

    The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
    Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 16:31.

    The hearts that would have given their blood like water,
    Beat heavily beyond the Atlantic roar.
    Fair these broad meads—these hoary woods are grand:
    But we are exiles from our fathers’ land.
    John Galt (1877–1957)