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H SyriacusHyrax Hy"rax, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? shrew mouse.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any animal of the genus Hyrax, of which about four species
are known. They constitute the order Hyracoidea. The best
known species are the daman (H. Syriacus) of Palestine, and
the klipdas (H. capensis) of South Africa. Other species
are H. arboreus and H. Sylvestris, the former from
Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa. See Daman. Hibiscus Syriacus Rose de Pompadour, Rose du Barry, names succesively given
to a delicate rose color used on S[`e]vres porcelain.
Rose diamond, a diamond, one side of which is flat, and the
other cut into twenty-four triangular facets in two ranges
which form a convex face pointed at the top. Cf.
Rose ear. See under Ear.
Rose elder (Bot.), the Guelder-rose.
Rose engine, a machine, or an appendage to a turning lathe,
by which a surface or wood, metal, etc., is engraved with
a variety of curved lines. --Craig.
Rose family (Bot.) the Rosece[ae]. See Rosaceous.
Rose fever (Med.), rose cold.
Rose fly (Zo["o]l.), a rose betle, or rose chafer.
Rose gall (Zo["o]l.), any gall found on rosebushes. See
Rose knot, a ribbon, or other pliade band plaited so as to
resemble a rose; a rosette.
Rose lake, Rose madder, a rich tint prepared from lac and
madder precipitated on an earthy basis. --Fairholt.
Rose mallow. (Bot.)
(a) A name of several malvaceous plants of the genus
Hibiscus, with large rose-colored flowers.
(b) the hollyhock.
Rose nail, a nail with a convex, faceted head.
Rose noble, an ancient English gold coin, stamped with the
figure of a rose, first struck in the reign of Edward
III., and current at 6s. 8d. --Sir W. Scott.
Rose of China. (Bot.) See China rose
(b), under China.
Rose of Jericho (Bot.), a Syrian cruciferous plant
(Anastatica Hierochuntica) which rolls up when dry, and
expands again when moistened; -- called also resurrection
Rose of Sharon (Bot.), an ornamental malvaceous shrub
(Hibiscus Syriacus). In the Bible the name is used for
some flower not yet identified, perhaps a Narcissus, or
possibly the great lotus flower.
Rose oil (Chem.), the yellow essential oil extracted from
various species of rose blossoms, and forming the chief
part of attar of roses.
Rose pink, a pigment of a rose color, made by dyeing chalk
or whiting with a decoction of Brazil wood and alum; also,
the color of the pigment.
Rose quartz (Min.), a variety of quartz which is rose-red.
Rose rash. (Med.) Same as Roseola.
Rose slug (Zo["o]l.), the small green larva of a black
sawfly (Selandria ros[ae]). These larv[ae] feed in
groups on the parenchyma of the leaves of rosebushes, and
are often abundant and very destructive.
Rose window (Arch.), a circular window filled with
ornamental tracery. Called also Catherine wheel, and
marigold window. Cf. wheel window, under Wheel.
Summer rose (Med.), a variety of roseola. See Roseola.
Under the rose [a translation of L. sub rosa], in secret;
privately; in a manner that forbids disclosure; -- the
rose being among the ancients the symbol of secrecy, and
hung up at entertainments as a token that nothing there
said was to be divulged.
Wars of the Roses (Eng. Hist.), feuds between the Houses of
York and Lancaster, the white rose being the badge of the
House of York, and the red rose of the House of Lancaster. Hibiscus SyriacusAlthaea Al*th[ae]"a, Althea Al*the"a, n. [althaea, Gr. ?.]
(a) A genus of plants of the Mallow family. It includes the
officinal marsh mallow, and the garden hollyhocks.
(b) An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) of the Mallow
Meaning of Syriacus from wikipedia
- Hibiscus syriacus
; it is generally considered
by South Koreans
to be a traditional symbol
of the Korean people
and culture. Hibiscus syriacus
- helmet-orchid, Nematoceras sulcatum sulcatus
– sulcatum syriacus
L Syrian common
milkweed, Asclepias syriacus syriacus
- The Syrian brown
bear (Ursus arctos syriacus
or Ursus arctos
arctos) is a relatively small subspecies
to the Middle
East. The Syrian...
- Pelobates syriacus
, the eastern spadefoot
spadefoot, is a species
of toad in the family
to an area extending
- P. syriacus
to: Pelobates syriacus
, the eastern spadefoot
spadefoot, a toad species native
to Eastern Europe
- Leiopus syriacus
is a species
of longhorn beetles
of the subfamily
Lamiinae. It was described
by Ludwig Ganglbauer
in 1884, and is known
from Syria, Turkey...
- "Calathus (Calathus) syriacus
Chaudoir, 1863". 2.6.2. Fauna
29, 2013. Retrieved October
19, 2013. "Calathus (Calathus) syriacus
- distinguish camelus
was the smaller
size of the latter, with only marginal
overlap: the tarsus
was 390–465 mm long in syriacus versus
- Dyschirius syriacus
is a species
of ground beetle
in the subfamily
Scaritinae. It was described
in 1866. "Dyschirius Bonelli, 1810". Carabidae...
- 136-137, ISBN 978-0-691-17685-7 Hemprich, W.; Ehrenberg, C. (1833). "Canis syriacus
". Symbolae Physicae
Mammalia. 2 (z): 16. Smith, C.; Jardine, W. (1839)...
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