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Definition of Pelta

Pelta
Pelta Pel"ta, n.; pl. Pelt[ae]. [L., a shield, fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Antiq.) A small shield, especially one of an approximately elliptic form, or crescent-shaped. 2. (Bot.) A flat apothecium having no rim.

Meaning of Pelta from wikipedia

- carried a crescent-shaped wicker shield called a pelte (πέλτη, peltē; Latin: pelta) as their main protection, hence their name. According to Aristotle, the...
- Lottia pelta, common name the shield limpet, is a species of sea snail, a true limpet, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Lottiidae. It is still...
- now ruled. Modern (republican) French heraldry tends to be based on the pelta, a wide form of shield (or gorget) with a small animal head pointing inward...
- Dichomeris pelta is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Ronald W. Hodges in 1986. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded...
- to a government subsidy scandal and the arrest of FAČR chairman Miroslav Pelta, ePojisteni.cz terminated the contract prematurely in May 2017. In October...
- with a short Gr**** bow and a short sword. They carried a little pelte (or pelta) (πέλτη) shield. Cretan archers used nearly the same type of equipment except...
- either side (one of which has been lost), to the cornucopia entangled with a pelta. Believed to be for the purpose of celebration, this idea is furthered by...
- Longsnout butterflyfish or longnose butterflyfish may refer to: Chelmon rostratus (Banded longsnout butterflyfish) Forcipiger flavissimus (Yellow longnose...
- accompanied by Golgi stacks. The pelta is a sheet of microtubules that curve around the flagellar bases. Posterior to the pelta is the axostyle, is a bundle...
- it with both hands, allowing them to carry only a 60 cm (24 in) shield (pelta) suspended from the neck to cover the left shoulder. Its great length was...
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