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Blabera gigantea
2. A species of large cockroach, esp. Blabera gigantea, of semitropical America, which as able to produce a loud knocking sound.
Blatta gigantea
Drummer Drum"mer, n. 1. One whose office is to best the drum, as in military exercises and marching. 2. One who solicits custom; a commercial traveler. [Colloq. U.S.] --Bartlett. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A fish that makes a sound when caught; as: (a) The squeteague. (b) A California sculpin. 4. (Zo["o]l.) A large West Indian cockroach (Blatta gigantea) which drums on woodwork, as a sexual call.
Calotropis gigantea
Mudar Mu"dar, n. [Hind. mad[=a]r.] (Bot.) Either one of two asclepiadaceous shrubs (Calotropis gigantea, and C. procera), which furnish a strong and valuable fiber. The acrid milky juice is used medicinally.
E gigantea
Eucalyptus Eu`ca*lyp"tus, n. [NL., from GR. ? well, good + ? covered. The buds of Eucalyptus have a hemispherical or conical covering, which falls off at anthesis.] (Bot.) A myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or two species exceeding the height even of the California Sequoia. Note: They have rigid, entire leaves with one edge turned toward the zenith. Most of them secrete resinous gums, whence they called gum trees, and their timber is of great value. Eucalyptus Globulus is the blue gum; E. gigantea, the stringy bark: E. amygdalina, the peppermint tree. E. Gunnii, the Tasmanian cider tree, yields a refreshing drink from wounds made in the bark in the spring. Other species yield oils, tars, acids, dyes and tans. It is said that miasmatic valleys in Algeria and Portugal, and a part of the unhealthy Roman Campagna, have been made more salubrious by planting groves of these trees.
Gigantean
Gigantean Gi`gan*te"an, a. [L. giganteus, fr. gigas, antis. See Giant.] Like a giant; mighty; gigantic. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More.
Ossifraga gigantea
Fulmar Ful"mar (f[u^]lm[aum]r), n. [Icel. f[=u]lm[=a]r. See foul, and Man a gull.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds, of the family procellariid[ae], allied to the albatrosses and petrels. Among the well-known species are the arctic fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) (called also fulmar petrel, malduck, and mollemock), and the giant fulmar (Ossifraga gigantea).
S gigantea
Sequoia Se*quoi"a, n. [NL. So called by Dr. Endlicher in honor of Sequoyah, who invented the Cherokee alphabet.] (Bot.) A genus of coniferous trees, consisting of two species, Sequoia Washingtoniana, syn. S. gigantea, the ``big tree' of California, and S. sempervirens, the redwood, both of which attain an immense height.
Sequoia gigantea
Wellingtonia Wel`ling*to"ni*a, n. [NL. So named after the Duke of Wellington.] (Bot.) A name given to the ``big trees' (Sequoia gigantea) of California, and still used in England. See Sequoia.
Sequoia gigantea
Sequoiene Se*quoi"["e]ne, n. (Chem.) A hydrocarbon (C13H10) obtained in white fluorescent crystals, in the distillation products of the needles of the California ``big tree' (Sequoia gigantea).
T gigantea
Thuja Thu"ja, n. [NL., from Gr. ? an African tree with sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.) A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves. [Written also thuya.] See Thyine wood. Note: Thuja occidentalis is the Arbor vit[ae] of the Eastern and Northern United States. T. gigantea of North-waetern America is a very large tree, there called red cedar, and canoe cedar, and furnishes a useful timber.

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- The saguaro (/səˈwɑːroʊ/, Spanish pronunciation: [saˈɣwaɾo]) (Carnegiea gigantea) is an arborescent (tree-like) cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea...
- Eulagisca gigantea, a giant polynoid worm also known as an Antarctic scale worm, is a species of marine polychaete worm belonging to the family Polynoidae...
- Scolopendra gigantea, also known as the Peruvian giant yellow-leg centipede or Amazonian giant centipede, is one of the largest centipedes of the genus...
- Play media Calotropis gigantea (crown flower) is a species of Calotropis native to Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines,[citation needed] Thailand...
- Tegenaria atrica, it was also do****ented as Tegenaria duellica, Tegenaria gigantea and Tegenaria saeva, among others, all thought to be different species...
- species was by John Lindley in December 1853, who named it Wellingtonia gigantea, without realizing this was an invalid name under the botanical code as...
- Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as the giant puffball, is a puffball mushroom commonly found in meadows, fields, and deciduous forests usually in late...
- Play media The Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea), from the islands of the Aldabra Atoll in the Seyc****es, is one of the largest tortoises...
- Stapelia gigantea is a species of flowering plant in the genus Stapelia of the family Apocynaceae. The plant is referred to as Zulu giant, carrion plant...
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