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Triton Tri"ton, n. [L., fr. Gr.?.] (Gr. Myth.) A fabled sea demigod, the son of Neptune and Amphitrite, and the trumpeter of Neptune. He is represented by poets and painters as having the upper part of his body like that of a man, and the lower part like that of a fish. He often has a trumpet made of a shell. Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea, Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. --Wordsworth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of many species of marine gastropods belonging to Triton and allied genera, having a stout spiral shell, often handsomely colored and ornamented with prominent varices. Some of the species are among the largest of all gastropods. Called also trumpet shell, and sea trumpet. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of aquatic salamanders. The common European species are Hemisalamandra cristata, Molge palmata, and M. alpestris, a red-bellied species common in Switzerland. The most common species of the United States is Diemyctylus viridescens. See Illust. under Salamander.
Otocoris alpestris
Shore Shore, n. [OE. schore, AS. score, probably fr. scieran, and so meaning properly, that which is shorn off, edge; akin to OD. schoore, schoor. See Shear, v. t.] The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river. Michael Cassio, Lieutenant to the warlike Moor Othello, Is come shore. --Shak. The fruitful shore of muddy Nile. --Spenser. In shore, near the shore. --Marryat. On shore. See under On. Shore birds (Zo["o]l.), a collective name for the various limicoline birds found on the seashore. Shore crab (Zo["o]l.), any crab found on the beaches, or between tides, especially any one of various species of grapsoid crabs, as Heterograpsus nudus of California. Shore lark (Zo["o]l.), a small American lark (Otocoris alpestris) found in winter, both on the seacoast and on the Western plains. Its upper parts are varied with dark brown and light brown. It has a yellow throat, yellow local streaks, a black crescent on its breast, a black streak below each eye, and two small black erectile ear tufts. Called also horned lark. Shore plover (Zo["o]l.), a large-billed Australian plover (Esacus magnirostris). It lives on the seashore, and feeds on crustaceans, etc. Shore teetan (Zo["o]l.), the rock pipit (Anthus obscurus). [Prov. Eng.]

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- Cr****ula alpestris, also known as the sand-coated cr****ula, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Cr****ula found in South Africa. Cr****ula alpestris subsp...
- The horned lark (Eremophila alpestris), called the s**** lark in Europe, is a species of lark in the family Alaudidae found across the northern hemisphere...
- Switzerland. "International Plant Names Index". www.ipni.org. "Polygala alpestris Rchb. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World...
- the family. Puya alpestris is one of the few Puya species that are grown in some parks and gardens as an ornamental plant. Puya alpestris grows as a xerophytic...
- Campanula alpestris, the alpine bellflower, is a species of flowering plant in the family Campanulaceae. It is native to the south western European Alps...
- Athous alpestris is a species of click beetle of the family Elateridae found at elevations of 1,800–2,400 metres (5,900–7,900 ft) in the mountains of...
- Myosotis alpestris or alpine forget-me-not is a herbaceous perennial plant in the flowering plant family Boraginaceae. The alpine forget-me-not is the...
- Treated as a distinct species, it takes the name Alpine spruce (Picea alpestris (Brügger) Stein). As with Siberian spruce, it hybridises extensively with...
- by Austrian zoologist Laurenti, as Triton alpestris, from the Ötscher mountain in the Austrian Alps (alpestris meaning "alpine" in Latin). He used that...
- myrobalan L. Prunus domestica var. myrobolana Ser. Prunus sogdiana V****ilcz. Prunus alpestris Schischk. Prunus korolkowii R.Vilm. Prunus ****ardii Carr....
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