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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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- Calotropis gigantea, the crown flower, is a species of Calotropis native to Cambodia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India...
- Calvatia gigantea, commonly known in English as the giant puffball, is a puffball mushroom commonly found in meadows, fields, and deciduous forests in...
- Scolopendra gigantea, also known as the Peruvian giant yellow-leg centipede or Amazonian giant centipede, is a centipede in the genus Scolopendra. It is...
- Aristolochia gigantea, the Brazilian Dutchman's pipe or giant pelican flower (syn. Aristolochia sylvicola Standl.), is an ornamental plant native to Brazil...
- Stygiomedusa gigantea, commonly known as the giant phantom jelly, is the only species in the monotypic genus of deep sea jellyfish, Stygiomedusa. It is...
- gigantea) is a species of tortoise in the family Testudinidae. The species is endemic to the Seyc****es, with the nominate subspecies, A. g. gigantea...
- saguaro (/səˈ(ɡ)wɑːroʊ/ sə-(G)WAH-roh, Spanish: [saˈɣwaɾo]; Carnegiea gigantea) is a tree-like cactus species in the monotypic genus Carnegiea that can...
- Trichanthera gigantea is a species of flowering plant in the acanthus family, Acanthaceae. The species is known by many common names, including madre de...
- Alicella gigantea is the largest species of amphipod ever observed, with some individuals reaching up to 34 centimetres (13 in) long. The average length...