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Apteral
Apteral Ap"ter*al, a. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Apterous. 2. (Arch.) Without lateral columns; -- applied to buildings which have no series of columns along their sides, but are either prostyle or amphiprostyle, and opposed to peripteral. --R. Cyc.
Apteran
Apteran Ap"ter*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Aptera.
Dermaptera
Dermaptera Der*map"te*ra, Dermapteran Der*map"ter*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Dermoptera, Dermopteran.
Dermaptera
[Written also Dermaptera, and Dermatoptera.]
Dermapteran
Dermaptera Der*map"te*ra, Dermapteran Der*map"ter*an, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Dermoptera, Dermopteran.
Halesia tetraptera
Silver Sil"ver, a. 1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup. 2. Resembling silver. Specifically: (a) Bright; resplendent; white. ``Silver hair.' --Shak. Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed Their downy breast. --Milton. (b) Precious; costly. (c) Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear. ``Silver voices.' --Spenser. (d) Sweet; gentle; peaceful. ``Silver slumber.' --Spenser. American silver fir (Bot.), the balsam fir. See under Balsam. Silver age (Roman Lit.), the latter part (a. d. 14-180) of the classical period of Latinity, -- the time of writers of inferior purity of language, as compared with those of the previous golden age, so-called. Silver-bell tree (Bot.), an American shrub or small tree (Halesia tetraptera) with white bell-shaped flowers in clusters or racemes; the snowdrop tree. Silver bush (Bot.), a shrubby leguminous plant (Anthyllis Barba-Jovis) of Southern Europe, having silvery foliage. Silver chub (Zo["o]l.), the fallfish. Silver eel. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The cutlass fish. (b) A pale variety of the common eel. Silver fir (Bot.), a coniferous tree (Abies pectinata) found in mountainous districts in the middle and south of Europe, where it often grows to the height of 100 or 150 feet. It yields Burgundy pitch and Strasburg turpentine. Silver foil, foil made of silver. Silver fox (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the common fox (Vulpes vulpes, variety argenteus) found in the northern parts of Asia, Europe, and America. Its fur is nearly black, with silvery tips, and is highly valued. Called also black fox, and silver-gray fox. Silver gar. (Zo["o]l.) See Billfish (a) . Silver grain (Bot.), the lines or narrow plates of cellular tissue which pass from the pith to the bark of an exogenous stem; the medullary rays. In the wood of the oak they are much larger than in that of the beech, maple, pine, cherry, etc. Silver grebe (Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver. See Illust. under Diver. Silver hake (Zo["o]l.), the American whiting. Silver leaf, leaves or sheets made of silver beaten very thin. Silver lunge (Zo["o]l.), the namaycush. Silver moonfish.(Zo["o]l.) See Moonfish (b) . Silver moth (Zo["o]l.), a lepisma. Silver owl (Zo["o]l.), the barn owl. Silver perch (Zo["o]l.), the mademoiselle, 2. Silver pheasant (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of beautiful crested and long-tailed Asiatic pheasants, of the genus Euplocamus. They have the tail and more or less of the upper parts silvery white. The most common species (E. nychtemerus) is native of China. Silver plate, domestic utensils made of silver.
M aptera
Moringa Mo*rin"ga, n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species (Moringa pterygosperma) is the horse-radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of M. aptera, are known in commerce as ben or ben nuts, and yield the oil called oil of ben.
Megaptera longimana
Humpback Hump"back`, n. [Cf. Hunchback.] 1. A crooked back; a humped back. --Tatler. 2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any whale of the genus Megaptera, characterized by a hump or bunch on the back. Several species are known. The most common ones in the North Atlantic are Megaptera longimana of Europe, and M. osphyia of America; that of the California coasts is M. versabilis. (b) A small salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), of the northwest coast of America.
Paraptera
Parapterum Pa*rap"te*rum, n.; pl. Paraptera. [NL. See Para-, and Pteron.] (Zo["o]l.) A special plate situated on the sides of the mesothorax and metathorax of certain insects.
Tetrapteran
Tetrapteran Te*trap"ter*an, n. [See Tetrapterous.] (Zo["o]l.) An insect having four wings.

Meaning of Aptera from wikipedia

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- Aptera (Ἄπτερα or Ἀπτερία; more anciently, Ἄptaϝra) also called Apteron was an ancient city, now an archaeological site in western Crete, a kilometre inland...
- facilities on the bay since ancient times, previously serving the city of Aptera. Aptera was founded in the 7th Century BC and was an important city during the...
- The Cape Mountain ****roach, giant ****roach or Table Mountain ****roach (Aptera fusca) is a large ****roach which is widespread on low vegetation in open...
- Inga aptera is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is found only in Brazil. World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Inga aptera". The...
- Zizia aptera is a plant native to North America. Its common names include meadow zizia, golden alexanders, heart leaved golden alexanders, and prairie...
- Hopea aptera is a species of plant in the family Dipterocarpaceae. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Ashton, P. (1998). "Hopea aptera". The IUCN Red List...
- Apteromantis aptera is a species of praying mantis endemic to the Iberian Peninsula. It was first described by José María Hugo de la Fuente Morales in...
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