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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 giganteaDrummer 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.
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 giganteaMudar 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 giganteaEucalyptus 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. GiganteanGigantean Gi`gan*te"an, a. [L. giganteus, fr. gigas, antis.
Like a giant; mighty; gigantic. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More. S giganteaSequoia 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 giganteaWellingtonia 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 giganteaSequoiene 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 giganteaThuja 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
Meaning of Gigantea from wikipedia
(disambiguation) D. gigantea
(disambiguation) E. gigantea
(disambiguation) G. gigantea
(disambiguation) M. gigantea
- The saguaro
pronunciation: [saˈɣwaɾo]) (Carnegiea gigantea
) is an arborescent
(tree-like) cactus species
in the monotypic genus
- Eulagisca gigantea
, a giant polynoid
worm also known
as an Antarctic scale
worm, is a species
of marine polychaete
to the family
- Scolopendra gigantea
, also known
as the Peruvian giant
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, Thailand...
atrica, it was also do****ented as Tegenaria
duellica, Tegenaria gigantea
others, all thought
to be different
was by John Lindley
1853, who named
it Wellingtonia gigantea
, without realizing
this was an invalid
- Calvatia gigantea
, commonly known
as the giant
puffball, is a puffball mushroom commonly found
in meadows, fields, and deciduous forests usually
- Play media
The Aldabra giant tortoise
), from the islands
of the Aldabra Atoll
in the Seyc****es, is one of the largest
- Stapelia gigantea
is a species
of flowering plant
in the genus Stapelia
of the family
Apocynaceae. The plant
to as Zulu giant, carrion
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