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Podothecus acipenserinus
Alligator Al"li*ga`tor, n. [Sp. el lagarto the lizard (el lagarto de Indias, the cayman or American crocodile), fr. L. lacertus, lacerta, lizard. See Lizard.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large carnivorous reptile of the Crocodile family, peculiar to America. It has a shorter and broader snout than the crocodile, and the large teeth of the lower jaw shut into pits in the upper jaw, which has no marginal notches. Besides the common species of the southern United States, there are allied species in South America. 2. (Mech.) Any machine with strong jaws, one of which opens like the movable jaw of an alligator; as, (a) (Metal Working) a form of squeezer for the puddle ball; (b) (Mining) a rock breaker; (c) (Printing) a kind of job press, called also alligator press. Alligator apple (Bot.), the fruit of the Anona palustris, a West Indian tree. It is said to be narcotic in its properties. --Loudon. Alligator fish (Zo["o]l.), a marine fish of northwestern America (Podothecus acipenserinus). Alligator gar (Zo["o]l.), one of the gar pikes (Lepidosteus spatula) found in the southern rivers of the United States. The name is also applied to other species of gar pikes. Alligator pear (Bot.), a corruption of Avocado pear. See Avocado. Alligator snapper, Alligator tortoise, Alligator turtle (Zo["o]l.), a very large and voracious turtle (Macrochelys lacertina) inhabiting the rivers of the southern United States. It sometimes reaches the weight of two hundred pounds. Unlike the common snapping turtle, to which the name is sometimes erroneously applied, it has a scaly head and many small scales beneath the tail. This name is sometimes given to other turtles, as to species of Trionyx. Alligator wood, the timber of a tree of the West Indies (Guarea Swartzii).
Serinus Canarius
Canary bird Ca*na"ry bird` (Zo["o]l.) A small singing bird of the Finch family (Serinus Canarius), a native of the Canary Islands. It was brought to Europe in the 16th century, and made a household pet. It generally has a yellowish body with the wings and tail greenish, but in its wild state it is more frequently of gray or brown color. It is sometimes called canary finch.
Serinus hortulanus
Serin Ser"in, n. [F. serin.] (Zo["o]l.) A European finch (Serinus hortulanus) closely related to the canary.

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- "RHS Plantfinder - Lobelia erinus 'Cambridge Blue'". www.rhs.org. Retrieved 25 March 2018. "RHS Plantfinder - Lobelia erinus Cascade Series". www.rhs.org...
- "Encyclopaedia of life entry for Erinus alpinus". Retrieved Apr 26, 2012. "Ukwildflowers link". Retrieved April 26, 2012. "Erinus alpinus". Retrieved 7 June...
- ornamental plants, particularly Erinus alpinus, for which a number of different cultivars are available. Erinus alpinus Erinus thiabaudii RHS A-Z Encyclopedia...
- flower or Indian pink), Lobelia siphilitica (blue lobelia), and Lobelia erinus, which is used for edging and window boxes. Numerous hybrids have been produced...
- (Aeneid 12.845-12, 848ff.). Chadwick, p. 98: "Then comes a surprising figure: Erinus, the later name, usually in the plural, for the Furies or avenging spirits...
- V. peruviana Binomial name Verbena peruviana (L.) Britton Synonyms List Erinus peruvi**** L. Glandularia peruviana (L.) Small Verbena chamaedryfolia Juss...
- name they called an exotic blue-flowered plant known as "Edging Lobelia" (Lobelia erinus); also for the Zulia River. ISO 3166-2:VE CityMayors feature...
- Candalides erinus, the small dusky-blue, is a species of butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Australia and Indonesia. The wingspan is about...
- E. americ**** may refer to: Erinus americ****, an ornamental plant species in the genus Erinus Esox americ****, a fish species Euchirograpsus americ****...
- Dopatrium: Dopatrium junceum (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex Benth. indigenous Genus Erinus: Erinus viscosus (Aiton) Salisb. accepted as Chaenostoma caeruleum (L.f.) Kornhall...
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