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ApteralApteral 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 Ap"ter*an, n. (Zo["o]l.)
One of the Aptera.
DermapteraDermaptera Der*map"te*ra, Dermapteran Der*map"ter*an, n.
See Dermoptera, Dermopteran. DermapteranDermaptera Der*map"te*ra, Dermapteran Der*map"ter*an, n.
See Dermoptera, Dermopteran. Halesia tetrapteraSilver 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
(d) Sweet; gentle; peaceful. ``Silver slumber.'
American silver fir (Bot.), the balsam fir. See under
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
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
Silver lunge (Zo["o]l.), the namaycush.
Silver moonfish.(Zo["o]l.) See Moonfish
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 apteraMoringa 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 longimanaHumpback Hump"back`, n. [Cf. Hunchback.]
1. A crooked back; a humped back. --Tatler.
2. A humpbacked person; a hunchback.
(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.
(b) A small salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha), of the
northwest coast of America. ParapteraParapterum 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. TetrapteranTetrapteran Te*trap"ter*an, n. [See Tetrapterous.]
An insect having four wings.
Meaning of Aptera from wikipedia
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(genus), a genus
of ****roaches Aptera
- The Aptera
(formerly the Aptera
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- Aptera Motors
was an American startup company
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(Ἄπτερα or Ἀπτερία; more anciently, Ἄptaϝra) also called Apteron
was an ancient
city, now an archaeological
site in western
Crete, a kilometre
on the bay since ancient
times, previously serving
the city of Aptera
in the 7th Century
BC and was an important
- The Cape Mountain
****roach or Table Mountain
fusca) is a large
on low vegetation
- Inga aptera
is a species
in the Fabaceae
family. It is found
only in Brazil. World Conservation Monitoring Centre
(1998). "Inga aptera
- Zizia aptera
is a plant native
America. Its common names include meadow
alexanders, heart leaved golden
alexanders, and prairie...
- Hopea aptera
is a species
in the family
Dipterocarpaceae. It is endemic
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
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