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Osmia bicornisHorned Horned, a.
Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike
process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part
shaped like a horn.
The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether
Horned bee (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee (Osmia
bicornis), having two little horns on the head.
Horned dace (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish
(Semotilus corporialis) common in brooks and ponds; the
common chub. See Illust. of Chub.
Horned frog (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog
(Ceratophrys cornuta), having a pair of triangular horns
arising from the eyelids.
Horned grebe (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe (Colymbus
auritus), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense
tufts of feathers on the head.
Horned horse (Zo["o]l.), the gnu.
Horned lark (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.
Horned lizard (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.
Horned owl (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl (Bubo
Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of
feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are
known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned
owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different
regions; -- called also great horned owl, horn owl,
eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the
long-eared owl. See Eared owl, under Eared.
Horned poppy. (Bot.) See Horn poppy, under Horn.
Horned pout (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid
fish; the bullpout.
Horned rattler (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake
(Crotalus cerastes), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains,
from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular
horns between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder.
Horned ray (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.
Horned screamer (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.
Horned snake (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.
Horned toad (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus
Phrynosoma, of which nine or ten species are known.
These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head,
and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They
inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico
and Texas. Called also horned lizard.
Horned viper. (Zo["o]l.) See Cerastes.
Osmiamate Os`mi*am"ate, n. (Chem.)
A salt of osmiamic acid.
OsmiamicOsmiamic Os`mi*am"ic, a. [Osmium + amido.] (Chem.)
Of, pertaining to, or designating, a nitrogenous acid of
osmium, H2N2Os2O5, forming a well-known series of yellow
salts. osmiateOsmate Os"mate, n. (Chem.)
A salt of osmic acid. [Formerly written also osmiate.]
Meaning of Osmia from wikipedia
bee is a name now commonly
used for species
of bees in the genus Osmia
, of the family
bees are named
for their habit
calaminthae, commonly known
as the blue calamintha
bee, is a rare species
only to Highlands
County, Florida, United
lignaria, commonly known
as the orchard mason
bee or blue orchard
bee, is a megachilid
bee that makes nests
bicornis, synonym Osmia
rufa, is a species
bee, and is known
as the red mason
bee due to its covering
of dense gingery
hair. It is a solitary...
cornifrons, also known
as the horned-face bee, are solitary
Asia. Physically, this species
of bee is recognized
- in the genus Osmia
adae Bingham, 1897 Osmia aeruginosa
Warncke, 1988 Osmia agilis
Morawitz, 1875 Osmia aglaia Osmia alaiensis
- Walp. Osmia atriplicifolia
(Vahl) Sch.Bip. Osmia clematitis
(DC.) Sch.Bip. Osmia divergens
(Less.) Sch.Bip. Osmia floribunda
(****h) Sch.Bip. Osmia
ribifloris, one of several species referred
to as a blueberry
bee, is a megachilid
to western North
- Osmia californica
is a megachilid
bee, or mason
America, the mason
bees are important
pollinators. O. californica generally
caerulescens, the blue mason
bee, is a species
bee from the family
Megachilidae. It has a Holarctic distribution extending
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