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Definition of the noun Acacallis

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Acacallis is a genus of Curculionidae.

Acacallis is a genus of Lepidoptera, described by Hübner in 1823.

Acacallis is a genus of Orchidaceae.

Acacallis is a genus of Curculionidae, described by Pascoe in 1883.

Acacallis is a genus of Curculionidae, described by Pascoe in 1883.


Acacallis in Greek mythology is the daughter of Minos, king of Crete, and Pasiphae. The Bibliotheca calls her Acalle. According to a Cretan mythological tradition, she bore a son to Hermes, Cydon, the founder of Cydonia. Other traditions give Cydon as the offspring of Acacallis and Apollo. Yet others wrote that Acacallis mothered Cydon with Hermes, and Naxos with Apollo.


  1. Acacallis est un genre de la famille des Orchidaceae, sous-famille des Epidendroideae regroupant plusieurs espèces d'orchidées épiphytes d'Amérique du Sud. Certaines de ces espèces ont été replacées dans le genre Aganisia.
  2. Acacallis is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Acacallis Acalle ( Greek) Also known as:Chione, Deione. Acacallis, adeified mortal,isthe daughterofMinos and Pasiphae. Herfamous siblings are Androgeus, thefamous athlete, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

(Acacallis Lindl.). Orchidaceae (11. 13). 1 Amazonas. Koeberlinla Zucc. Capparidaceae (n) (Simarub. BH.). 1 Texas, Mexico. A leafless xerophyte with thorny twigs. Cf. next article. Koebertiniaceae. Dicot. (Archichl. Parietales). A fam. made for ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1C3A1L1L1I1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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