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V Niloticus
Monitor Mon"i*tor, n. [L., fr. monere. See Monition, and cf. Mentor.] 1. One who admonishes; one who warns of faults, informs of duty, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution. You need not be a monitor to the king. --Bacon. 2. Hence, specifically, a pupil selected to look to the school in the absence of the instructor, to notice the absence or faults of the scholars, or to instruct a division or class. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any large Old World lizard of the genus Varanus; esp., the Egyptian species (V. Niloticus), which is useful because it devours the eggs and young of the crocodile. It is sometimes five or six feet long. 4. [So called from the name given by Captain Ericson, its designer, to the first ship of the kind.] An ironclad war vessel, very low in the water, and having one or more heavily-armored revolving turrets, carrying heavy guns. 5. (Mach.) A tool holder, as for a lathe, shaped like a low turret, and capable of being revolved on a vertical pivot so as to bring successively the several tools in holds into proper position for cutting. Monitor top, the raised central portion, or clearstory, of a car roof, having low windows along its sides.

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- (Polydaedalus) niloticus Species Group. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.10.004 "Synonyms of Nile Monitor (Ver**** niloticus)". Encyclopedia...
- the V. niloticus races. Physical characteristics that distinguish Var**** stellatus from Var**** niloticus are not known. Dowell S.A, D.M. Portik, V. de...
- species; Var**** stellatus and Var**** niloticus. Consequently Var**** ornatus is considered a synonym of Var**** niloticus and "ornate monitor" is an informal...
- Crocodylus niloticus is derived from the Gr**** κρόκη, kroke ("pebble"), δρῖλος, drilos ("worm"), referring to its rough skin; and niloticus, meaning "from...
- monitor V. exanthematicus, savanna monitor, Bosc's monitor V. niloticus, Nile monitor V. ornatus, ornate monitor V. stellatus, West African Nile monitor V. yemenensis...
- The Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) is a species of tilapia, a cichlid fish native to Africa from Egypt south to east and central Africa, and as...
- Gymnarchus niloticuscommonly known as the aba, aba aba, frankfish, freshwater rat-tail, poisson-cheval, or African knifefish – is an electric fish...
- Tectus niloticus, common name the commercial top s****, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Tegulidae. This marine species...
- Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Oreochromis niloticus" in FishBase. September 2012 version. "Oreochromis niloticus Linnaeus, 1758)". Species Fact Sheet. Food...
- often confused with – the larger and more aggressive Nile crocodile (C. niloticus). The species was named by Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire in 1807, who...
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