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A linarius
Redpoll 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 riparius
Vole 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 varius
Anthrenus An*thre"nus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a hornet.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 muscarius
Muscarin 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 muscarius
Amanita 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 muscarius
Fly 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 muscarius
Flybane Fly"bane`, n. (Bot.) A kind of catchfly of the genus Silene; also, a poisonous mushroom (Agaricus muscarius); fly agaric.
Agelarius phoeniceus
Redwing Red"wing` (-w?ng`), n. (Zo["o]l.) A European thrush (Turdus iliacus). Its under wing coverts are orange red. Called also redwinged thrush. (b) A North American passerine bird (Agelarius ph[oe]niceus) of the family Icterid[ae]. The male is black, with a conspicuous patch of bright red, bordered with orange, on each wing. Called also redwinged blackbird, red-winged troupial, marsh blackbird, and swamp blackbird.
Aquarius A*qua"ri*us, n. [L. aquarius, adj., relating to water, and n., a water-carrier, fr. aqua. See Aqua.] (Astron.) (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 the East. (b) A constellation south of Pegasus.
Arius felis
Catfish Cat"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A name given in the United States to various species of siluroid fishes; as, the yellow cat (Amiurus natalis); the bind cat (Gronias nigrilabrus); the mud cat (Pilodictic oilwaris), the stone cat (Noturus flavus); the sea cat (Arius felis), etc. This name is also sometimes applied to the wolf fish. See Bullhrad.
Astur palumbarius
Falcongentil 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 palumbarius
Goshawk 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.
Boletus fomentarius
Boletic Bo*let"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the Boletus. Boletic acid, an acid obtained from the Boletus fomentarius, variety pseudo-igniarius. Same as Fumaric acid}.
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary 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.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 Bennetti
Mooruk 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 atrarius
Blackfish 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 larger size. 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 Lectularius
Bedbug Bed"bug`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A wingless, bloodsucking, hemipterous insect (Cimex Lectularius), sometimes infesting houses and especially beds. See Illustration in Appendix.
Cimex lectularius
Chinch 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 frumentarius
Hamster 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.
Cynocephalus porcarius
Chacma Chac"ma, n. [Native name.] A large species of African baboon (Cynocephalus porcarius); -- called also ursine baboon. Note: [See Illust. of Baboon.]
Cytisus scoparius
Scoparin Sco"pa*rin, n. (Chem.) A yellow gelatinous or crystalline substance found in broom (Cytisus scoparius) accompanying sparte["i]ne.
Cytisus scoparius
Scotch Scotch, a. [Cf. Scottish.] Of or pertaining to Scotland, its language, or its inhabitants; Scottish. 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. Eng.] 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 scoparius
Sparteine 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 lardarius
Dermestes 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.
Denarius 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.
E arenarius
Lyme grass Lyme" grass` (Bot.) A coarse perennial grass of several species of Elymus, esp. E. Canadensis, and the European E. arenarius.
Falco alaudarius
Kestrel Kes"trel (k[e^]s"tr[e^]l), n. [See Castrel.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 fuscus). Pigeon hole. (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 plant itself. Pigeon plum (Bot.), the edible drupes of two West African species of Chrysobalanus (C. ellipticus and C. luteus). 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 lanarius
Lanner 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 (Cyc. of India). 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 decomposition.

Meaning of Arius from wikipedia

- Arius. The noted Russian historian Alexander Vasiliev refers to Lucian as "the Arius before Arius". Like many third-century Christian scholars, Arius...
- Arius, they were called "Semi-Arians" by their opponents. The second group also avoided invoking the name of Arius, but in large part followed Arius's...
- Arius was a Christian priest in Alexandria, Egypt in the early fourth century. Arius may also refer to: Arius (fish), a genus of catfishes Arius Didymus...
- figures were Arius, with several adherents. "Some 22 of the bishops at the Council, led by Eusebius of Nicomedia, came as supporters of Arius. But when some...
- Uroboros tower and attacks Arius, who captures her. Dante arrives and trades the Arcana for Lucia, then attacks Arius. To escape, Arius forces Dante to decide...
- declared that he spared the city chiefly for the sake of Arius. According to Plutarch, Arius advised Augustus to execute Caesarion, the son of Cleopatra...
- mercenaries. He is taken before their commander, Arius, a South American former dictator Matrix removed from power. Arius blackmails Matrix into carrying out a political...
- Arius is a genus of catfishes (order Siluriformes) of the family Ariidae. The genus Arius is distributed in brackish and fresh waters of Eastern Africa...
- at their capital of Bactra for three years. The location of the Arius was near the Arius River (now known Hari River). The river flows through the parts...
- commercially. Arius manillensis was first described by the French zoologist Achille Valenciennes in 1840. It belongs to the genus Arius of the subfamily...