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Definition of the noun Achaemenes

What does Achaemenes mean as a name of something?

Achaemenes is a genus of Cixiidae, described by Stål in 1866.

Achaemenes is a genus of Tenebrionidae, described by Bogatchev in 1947.

Achaemenes is a genus of Gesneriaceae.

Achaemenes is a genus of Gesneriaceae.


  1. Achaemenes was the eponymous apical ancestor of the Achaemenid dynasty of rulers from Persis.
    • born in 0704 B.C. (2720 years ago)
    • parent of Teispes
  2. Achaemenes was the satrap of Egypt from 484 BC until his death in 460 BC, and a member of the Achaemenid dynasty.

Phrases with Achaemenes

Phrases starting with the word Achaemenes:

  1. Achaemenes Major
  2. Achaemenes Niger
  3. Achaemenes Lobata
  4. Achaemenes Wittei
  5. Achaemenes Marleyi
  6. Achaemenes Synavei
  7. Achaemenes Tristis
  8. Achaemenes Costalis
  9. Achaemenes Pauliani
  10. Achaemenes Pingatus
  11. Achaemenes Australis
  12. Achaemenes Maculatus
  13. Achaemenes Monticola
  14. Achaemenes Punctatus
  15. Achaemenes Robinsoni
  16. Achaemenes Brixioides
  17. Achaemenes Lokobensis
  18. Achaemenes Macabeanus

Phrases ending with the word Achaemenes:

  1. Genus Achaemenes
  2. Charaxes Achaemenes

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Achaemenes

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (2009)

by Margaret Bunson

Achaemenes (d. c. 460 B.C.E.) Prince ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

The term Achaemenid comes from a Greek phrase meaning “of the family of Achaemenes.” Achaemenes is thought to have been a minor seventh-century ruler of Ansham in southwestern Iran and the supposed ancestor of Cyrus the Great.

Google previewA classical dictionary of biography [&c.]. (1858)

by sir William Smith

ACHAEMENES. ni followed by Corinth and many other towns in Greece, and the League «oon became the chief political power in Greece. At length the Achaei declared war against the Romans, who destroyed the League, and thus put an ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1910)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

ACHAEMENES (HAKiiAiiANl), the eponymous ancestor of the royal house of Persia, the Achacmcnidae, " a clan <t>pfirpri of the Pasargadae ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4A1E1M3E1N1E1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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