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Definition of C virgata

C virgata
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of the numerous species of Testudinata, especially a sea turtle, or chelonian. Note: In the United States the land and fresh-water tortoises are also called turtles. 2. (Printing) The curved plate in which the form is held in a type-revolving cylinder press. Alligator turtle, Box turtle, etc. See under Alligator, Box, etc. green turtle (Zo["o]l.), a marine turtle of the genus Chelonia, having usually a smooth greenish or olive-colored shell. It is highly valued for the delicacy of its flesh, which is used especially for turtle soup. Two distinct species or varieties are known; one of which (Chelonia Midas) inhabits the warm part of the Atlantic Ocean, and sometimes weighs eight hundred pounds or more; the other (C. virgata) inhabits the Pacific Ocean. Both species are similar in habits and feed principally on seaweed and other marine plants, especially the turtle grass. Turtle cowrie (Zo["o]l.), a large, handsome cowrie (Cypr[ae]a testudinaria); the turtle-shell; so called because of its fancied resemblance to a tortoise in color and form. Turtle grass (Bot.), a marine plant (Thalassia testudinum) with grasslike leaves, common about the West Indies. Turtle shell, tortoise shell. See under Tortoise.

Meaning of C virgata from wikipedia

- Order: Charadriiformes Family: Scolopacidae Genus: Calidris Species: Cvirgata Binomial name Calidris virgata (Gmelin, 1789) Synonyms Aphriza virgata...
- Poales Family: Poaceae Subfamily: Chloridoideae Genus: Chloris Species: Cvirgata Binomial name Chloris virgata Sw. Synonyms Chloris elegans ****h Chloris...
- genus Chrysolina. The genus Chrysolina currently contains 39 subgenera. C. virgata is located in the subgenus Euchrysolina which additionally contains only...
- but the taxon was demonstrated to be genetically indistinguishable from C. virgata virgata. Powell A. W. B., New Zealand Mollusca, William Collins Publishers...
- a species of Centaurea. It is native to Western Asia. The subspecies C. virgata ssp. squarrosa is known as squarrose knapweed. It is found in Northern...
- Plantae Division: Charophyta Cl****: Charophyceae Order: Charales Family: Characeae Genus: Chara Species: Cvirgata Binomial name Chara virgata Kützing...
- azurea, renamed Halopegia azurea C. blumei, renamed Halopegia blumei C. virgata, renamed Indianthus virgatus C. dichotoma (harvested for weaving into...
- Hygromiinae Tribe: Hygromiini Genus: Cernuella Subgenus: Cernuella Species: Cvirgata Binomial name Cernuella virgata (Da Costa, 1778) Synonyms Helicella virgata...
- The Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) was a tiger po****tion which lived from eastern Turkey, Mesopotamia, the Caucasus around the Caspian Sea through...
- Euphorbia esula, commonly known as green spurge or leafy spurge, is a species of spurge native to central and southern Europe (north to England, the Netherlands...
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