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Definition of the noun Achlys

What does Achlys mean as a name of something?

Achlys is a genus of Berberidaceae.

Achlys is a genus of Cervidae, described by Agassiz in 1846.

Achlys is a genus of Rotifera, described by Gistl in 1847.

Achlys is a kind of Berberidoideae, described by DC. in 1821.


Achlys: In Greek mythology, Achlys was, according to some ancient cosmogonies, the eternal Night, and the first created being which existed even before Chaos.

  • also known as 艾柯吕斯

Phrases with Achlys

Phrases starting with the word Achlys:

  1. Achlys Japonica
  2. Achlys triphylla
  3. Achlys Californica
  4. Achlys Triphylla Japonica
  5. Achlys Triphylla Triphylla
  6. Achlys Triphylla Californica
  7. Achlys triphylla ssp. triphylla

Phrases ending with the word Achlys:

  1. genus Achlys
  2. Euryphura Achlys
  3. Gynoplistia Achlys
  4. Haematopota Achlys
  5. Euryphura Achlys Achlys
  6. Species Euryphura Achlys
  7. Species Gynoplistia Achlys
  8. Species Haematopota Achlys

Other phrases containing the word Achlys:

  1. Species Achlys Japonica
  2. species Achlys triphylla
  3. Species Achlys Californica
  4. Variety Achlys Triphylla Japonica
  5. Subspecies Achlys Triphylla Japonica

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Achlys

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Google previewPolypetalae, by W.H. Brewer and Sereno Watson. Gamopetalae, by Asa Gray. 2d (rev.) ed (1880)

by Geological Survey of California

Achlys is a most exceptional genus, having no calyx nor corolla, and 9 or more stamens. A small order of a dozen genera (and half as many more of the Lardizabulm: appended to it, not here taken into view), of which only Berberia is numerous ...

Google preview21st Century Homestead: Biological Pest Control

by Zane Polosky

Achlys. (genus). Achlys is a small genus of flowering plants in the barberry family (Berberidaceae), which it shares with genera such as Berberis and Vancouveria.[1]. 2.2.1. Species. There are either two or three species, depending on the ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ACHLYS is a genus belonging ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

ACHLYS is a genus belonging to Berberideae ; it succeeds well in the ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Achlyphila Maguire & Wurdack Xyridaceae Origins: From the Greek achlys " obscurity, a mist, darkness, trouble" and philos "loving." Achlys DC. Berberidaceae (Podophyllaceae) Origins: The goddess of obscurity, the goddess of hidden places, ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1913)

by Casey Albert Wood

Achlys. Achne. (G.) Green-blindness. (Obs.) Cloudiness of the cornea. ( Obs.) Mucus upon the eye. Achorion Schoenleinii. The fungus of favus. a dermal infection found in both man and domestic ...

Google previewLexicon Nosologicum Polyglotton Omnium Morborum Symptomatum Vitiorumque Naturae Et Affectionum Propria Nomina Decem Diversis Linguis Explicata Continens (1801)

by Philipp Andreas Nemnich

Nephelium, Achlys. obs curcissement de la vue. Caligo. O e il era ille.

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

ACHLYS, De Candolle (from the Greek, 'axXai, the goddess of Obscurity). Polyandria Monogynia, Linnaeus ; Berberidea, De Candolle. 1. Three-leaved Achlys (A. triphylla, De Candolle). A tuberous-rooted, hardy, ornamental perennial, ...

Google previewNuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)

by P Austin Nuttall

Achlys, ak' -lis — dimness of sight. Achromatic, ak-ro-maf-ik — destitute of colour. ':{ ' Achromaticity, ak-ro-ma-tti-e-te — a destruction of the primary io THE SPELLING BEE ...

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

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Achlys DC.

Google previewLexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1725)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris

ACHLYS, according to fome, isa kind of Darknefs in the Eyes, accounted one of the Species of Amblyopia, or Dimnefs of Sight. AČHRONICAL, is used in Astronomy for the Rifing of a Star when the Sun fets, or the Setting of a Star when the Sun ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4L1Y4S1

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