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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 genus of Actinophryidae, described by Gistl in 1848.


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)

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 Lardizabulea appended to it, not here taken into view), of which only Berberis 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 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 common garden soil, and may be increased by offsets from the root, or by 514 HARDY.

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 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 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 animals, several ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N. 4 by William Nicholson

Lassitndo Astheuia Torpor Adynamia Paralysis Paraplegia Hgmipiegia Apoplexia Catalepsis Carua Coma Somnoientia Hypophasis Ptosis Amblyopia Mydriasis Amaurosil Cataracla Synizezis Glaucoma Achlys' Nyctalopia Hermeralopia ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1988)

by Geoffrey W. Bromiley

achlys (Acts 13:11), amis (Jas .

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2009)

by Andrew M. Colman

from abluere to wash achlys mist] away] acousticophobia Noise. [From Greek acarophobia Bugs, mites, and other small akoustikos relating to sound, from akouein to creatures. Compare MICROPHOBIA, PARASI- hear + -itikos resembling or ...

Google previewDictionarium medicum universale: or, a New medical dictionary. Containing an explanation of all the terms used in physic, anatomy ... chymistry, etc (1749)

by John Barrow (teacher of mathematics.)

ACHLYS (clxb;, a' primitive in 'the Greeh tongue signifying darkness) r a dimness of the eyes. z Condensed air in the uterw. 3 A small mark or scar over the pupil os the eye, lest upon the cornea by a superficial exulceration, as Galen interprets ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession, and in Such Parts of Natural Philosophy, as are Introductory Thereto. With an Account of the Things Signified by Such Terms. Collected from the Most Eminent Authors by John Quincy

Achlys, žxxv., darkness, cloudiness, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3H4L1Y4S1

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