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A linariusRedpoll Red"poll` (-p?l`), n. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of
the genus Acanthis (formerly [AE]giothus), native of
Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or
rosy. The male of the most common species (A. linarius)
has also the breast and rump rosy. Called also redpoll
linnet. See Illust. under Linnet.
(b) The common European linnet.
(c) The American redpoll warbler (Dendroica palmarum). A ripariusVole Vole, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of micelike rodents belonging to
Arvicola and allied genera of the subfamily
Arvicolin[ae]. They have a thick head, short ears, and a
short hairy tail.
Note: The water vole, or water rat, of Europe (Arvicola
amphibius) is a common large aquatic species. The
short-tailed field vole (A. agrestis) of Northern and
Central Europe, and Asia, the Southern field vole (A.
arvalis), and the Siberian root vole (A.
[oe]conomus), are important European species. The
common species of the Eastern United States (A.
riparius) (called also meadow mouse) and the prairie
mouse (A. austerus) are abundant, and often injurious
to vegetation. Other species are found in Canada. A variusAnthrenus An*thre"nus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a hornet.]
A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval
state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The
common ``museum pest' is A. varius; the carpet beetle is
A. scrophulari[ae]. The larv[ae] are commonly confounded
with moths. Agaricus muscariusMuscarin Mus*ca"rin, n. (Physiol. Chem.)
A solid crystalline substance, C5H13NO2, found in the
toadstool (Agaricus muscarius), and in putrid fish. It is a
typical ptomaine, and a violent poison. Agaricus muscariusAmanita Am`a*ni"ta, n. [NL. See Amanitine.] (Bot.)
A genus of poisonous fungi of the family Agaricace[ae],
characterized by having a volva, an annulus, and white
spores. The species resemble edible mushrooms, and are
frequently mistaken for them. Amanita muscaria, syn.
Agaricus muscarius, is the fly amanita, or fly agaric; and
A. phalloides is the death cup. Agaricus muscariusFly amanita Fly amanita, Fly fungus Fly fungus . (Bot.)
A poisonous mushroom (Amanita muscaria, syn. Agaricus
muscarius), having usually a bright red or yellowish cap
covered with irregular white spots. It has a distinct volva
at the base, generally an upper ring on the stalk, and white
spores. Called also fly agaric, deadly amanita. Agaricus muscariusFlybane Fly"bane`, n. (Bot.)
A kind of catchfly of the genus Silene; also, a poisonous
mushroom (Agaricus muscarius); fly agaric. AquariusAquarius A*qua"ri*us, n. [L. aquarius, adj., relating to
water, and n., a water-carrier, fr. aqua. See Aqua.]
(a) The Water-bearer; the eleventh sign in the zodiac, which
the sun enters about the 20th of January; -- so called
from the rains which prevail at that season in Italy and
(b) A constellation south of Pegasus. Astur palumbariusFalcongentil Fal"con*gen`til, n. [F. faucon-gentil. See
Falcon, and Genteel.] (Zo["o]l.)
The female or young of the goshawk (Astur palumbarius). Astur palumbariusGoshawk Gos"hawk`, n. [AS. g?shafuc, lit., goosehawk; or Icel.
g[=a]shaukr. See Goose, and Hawk the bird.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any large hawk of the genus Astur, of which many species
and varieties are known. The European (Astur palumbarius)
and the American (A. atricapillus) are the best known
species. They are noted for their powerful flight, activity,
and courage. The Australian goshawk (A.
Nov[ae]-Hollandi[ae]) is pure white. Camelus dromedariusDromedary Drom"e*da*ry (dr[u^]m"[-e]*d[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl.
Dromedaries. [F. dromadaire, LL. dromedarius, fr. L. dromas
(sc. camelus), fr. Gr. droma`s running, from dramei`n, used
as aor. of tre`chein to run; cf. Skr. dram to run.]
The Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), having one hump or
protuberance on the back, in distinction from the Bactrian
camel, which has two humps.
Note: In Arabia and Egypt the name is restricted to the
better breeds of this species of camel. See Deloul. Casuarius BennettiMooruk Moo"ruk, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.)
A species of cassowary (Casuarius Bennetti) found in New
Britain, and noted for its agility in running and leaping. It
is smaller and has stouter legs than the common cassowary.
Its crest is biloted; the neck and breast are black; the
back, rufous mixed with black; and the naked skin of the
neck, blue. Centropristis atrariusBlackfish Black"fish, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A small kind of whale, of the genus
Globicephalus, of several species. The most common is
G. melas. Also sometimes applied to other whales of
2. (Zo["o]l.) The tautog of New England (Tautoga).
3. (Zo["o]l.) The black sea bass (Centropristis atrarius)
of the Atlantic coast. It is excellent food fish; --
locally called also black Harry.
4. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of southern Europe (Centrolophus
pompilus) of the Mackerel family.
5. (Zo["o]l.) The female salmon in the spawning season.
Note: The name is locally applied to other fishes. Cimex LectulariusBedbug Bed"bug`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous insect (Cimex
Lectularius), sometimes infesting houses and especially
beds. See Illustration in Appendix. Cimex lectulariusChinch Chinch, n. [Cf. Sp. chinche, fr. L. cimex.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The bedbug (Cimex lectularius).
2. (Zo["o]l.) A bug (Blissus leucopterus), which, in the
United States, is very destructive to grass, wheat, and
other grains; -- also called chiniz, chinch bug,
chink bug. It resembles the bedbug in its disgusting
odor. Cricetus frumentariusHamster Ham"ster, n. [G. hamster.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small European rodent (Cricetus frumentarius). It is
remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, under
the skin, and for its migrations. Cytisus scopariusScoparin Sco"pa*rin, n. (Chem.)
A yellow gelatinous or crystalline substance found in broom
(Cytisus scoparius) accompanying sparte["i]ne. Cytisus scopariusScotch Scotch, a. [Cf. Scottish.]
Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its
Scotch broom (Bot.), the Cytisus scoparius. See Broom.
Scotch dipper, or Scotch duck (Zo["o]l.), the bufflehead;
-- called also Scotch teal, and Scotchman.
Scotch fiddle, the itch. [Low] --Sir W. Scott.
Scotch mist, a coarse, dense mist, like fine rain.
Scotch nightingale (Zo["o]l.), the sedge warbler. [Prov.
Scotch pebble. See under pebble.
Scotch pine (Bot.) See Riga fir.
Scotch thistle (Bot.), a species of thistle (Onopordon
acanthium); -- so called from its being the national
emblem of the Scotch. Cytisus scopariusSparteine Spar"te*ine, n. (Chem.)
A narcotic alkaloid extracted from the tops of the common
broom (Cytisus scoparius, formerly Spartium scoparium),
as a colorless oily liquid of aniline-like odor and very
bitter taste. D lardariusDermestes Der*mes"tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?; ? skin + root of ?
to eat.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of coleopterous insects, the larv[ae] of which feed
animal substances. They are very destructive to dries meats,
skins, woolens, and furs. The most common species is D.
lardarius, known as the bacon beetle. DenariusDenarius De*na"ri*us, n.; pl. Denarii. [L. See 2d Denier.]
A Roman silver coin of the value of about fourteen cents; the
``penny' of the New Testament; -- so called from being worth
originally ten of the pieces called as. Falco alaudariusKestrel Kes"trel (k[e^]s"tr[e^]l), n. [See Castrel.]
A small, slender European hawk (Falco alaudarius), allied
to the sparrow hawk. Its color is reddish fawn, streaked and
spotted with white and black. Also called windhover and
stannel. The name is also applied to other allied species.
Note: This word is often used in contempt, as of a mean kind
of hawk. ``Kites and kestrels have a resemblance with
hawks.' --Bacon. Falco columbarius Pigeon grass (Bot.), a kind of foxtail grass (Setaria
glauca), of some value as fodder. The seeds are eagerly
eaten by pigeons and other birds.
Pigeon hawk. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small American falcon (Falco columbarius). The
adult male is dark slate-blue above, streaked with
black on the back; beneath, whitish or buff, streaked
with brown. The tail is banded.
(b) The American sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter velox, or
(a) A hole for pigeons to enter a pigeon house.
(b) See Pigeonhole.
(c) pl. An old English game, in which balls were rolled
through little arches. --Halliwell.
Pigeon house, a dovecote.
Pigeon pea (Bot.), the seed of Cajanus Indicus; a kind of
pulse used for food in the East and West Indies; also, the
Pigeon plum (Bot.), the edible drupes of two West African
species of Chrysobalanus (C. ellipticus and C.
Pigeon tremex. (Zo["o]l.) See under Tremex.
Pigeon wood (Bot.), a name in the West Indies for the wood
of several very different kinds of trees, species of
Dipholis, Diospyros, and Coccoloba.
Pigeon woodpecker (Zo["o]l.), the flicker.
Prairie pigeon. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The upland plover.
(b) The golden plover. [Local, U.S.] Falco lanariusLanner Lan"ner, n. f. Lanneret Lan"ner*et, n. m.[F. lanier,
OF. also, lasnier. Cf. Lanyard.] (Zo["o]l.)
A long-tailed falcon (Falco lanarius), of Southern Europe,
Asia, and Northern Africa, resembling the American prairie
falcon. G varius The jungles of India are of bamboos, canes, and other
palms, very difficult to penetrate. -- Balfour
Jungle bear (Zo["o]l.), the aswail or sloth bear.
Jungle cat (Zo["o]l.), the chaus.
Jungle cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of a jungle fowl.
Jungle fowl. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any wild species of the genus Gallus, of which several
species inhabit India and the adjacent islands; as, the
fork-tailed jungle fowl (G. varius) of Java, G.
Stanleyi of Ceylon, and G. Bankiva of India.
Note: The latter, which resembles the domestic gamecock, is
supposed to be one of the original species from which
the domestic fowl was derived.
(b) An Australian grallatorial bird (Megapodius tumulus)
which is allied to the brush turkey, and, like the
latter, lays its eggs in mounds of vegetable matter,
where they are hatched by the heat produced by
Meaning of Arius from wikipedia
. The noted Russian historian Alexander Vasiliev refers
as "the Arius before Arius
". Like many third-century Christian
- first attributed
(c. AD 256–336), a Christian presbyter
of Egypt. The term Arian
from the name Arius
and — like the term...
was a Christian priest
in Alexandria, Egypt
in the early fourth
may also refer
(fish), a genus
of catfishes Arius
- Uroboros tower
and attacks Arius
, who captures
her. Dante arrives
for Lucia, then attacks Arius
. To escape, Arius forces Dante
, with several
adherents. "Some 22 of the bishops
at the Council, led by Eusebius
of Nicomedia, came as supporters
. But when some...
that he spared
the city chiefly
for the sake of Arius
to Plutarch, Arius advised Augustus
Caesarion, the son of Cleopatra...
- themselves followers
. In addition, non-Homoousian bishops disagreed
with being labeled
, since Arius
- commercially. Arius manillensis
was first described
by the French zoologist Achille Valenciennes
in 1840. It belongs
to the genus Arius
of the subfamily...
is a genus
(order Siluriformes) of the family
Ariidae. The genus Arius
and fresh waters
- of Constantinople reports
that Arius first became controversial under
the bishop Alexander
of Alexandria, when Arius formulated
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