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Acoetes

Definition of the noun Acoetes

What does Acoetes mean as a name of something?

Acoetes is a genus of Acoetidae, described by Audouin & Milne Edwards in 1832.

Acoetes is a genus of Sergestidae, described by Agassiz in 1846.

Explanation

Acoetes was the name of two men in Greek and Roman mythology. The first Acoetes is known for helping the god Bacchus. Another, lesser-known Acoetes was father to Laocoon, who warned about the Trojan Horse.

Phrases with Acoetes

Phrases starting with the word Acoetes:

  1. Acoetes Pleei
  2. Acoetes Grubei
  3. Acoetes lupina
  4. Acoetes Pacifica
  5. Acoetes Bataensis
  6. Acoetes Jogasimae
  7. Acoetes Magnifica
  8. Acoetes Mohammadi
  9. Acoetes Congoensis
  10. Acoetes Melanonota
  11. Acoetes Mortenseni
  12. Acoetes Flagelliformis

Phrases ending with the word Acoetes:

  1. genus Acoetes
  2. Myina Acoetes
  3. Rhopus Acoetes
  4. Zelima Acoetes
  5. Chalcosyrphus Acoetes
  6. Species Myina Acoetes

Other phrases containing the word Acoetes:

  1. Species Acoetes Pleei
  2. Species Acoetes Grubei

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acoetes

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Google previewThe Journal of Hellenic Studies (1898)

In the version followed by Ovid and Hyginus the steersman is called Acoetes.

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology and Geography (1891)

Based on the Larger Dictionaries by William Smith

but Acoetes, who recognised in the boy the god Bacchus, dissuaded them from it, but in vain. When the ship had reached the open sea, the boy awoke, and desired to be carried back to Naxos. The sailors promised to do so, but did not keep ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary (1823)

Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors ... by John Lemprière

Acoetes, the pilot of the ship whose crew found Bacchus asleep, and carried him away. As they ridiculed the god, they were changed into sea monsters, but Acoetes was preserved. Ovid. Met. 5, fab. 8, &c. Vid. Acetes. A contes, one of Lycaon's ...

Google previewA New Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language ... (1813)

To which Will be Prefixed, Mr. Walker's Principles of English Pronunciation ... Compiled from Authors of the Most Approved Reputation: with Considerable Additions by Richard Smith Coxe, John Walker

The crew were changed into sco, monsters, but Acoetes was preserved.

Google previewThe Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference: pt. I. A compendious English grammar by Goold Brown. English dictionary ed. by Lyman Cobb, 6th ed. pt. II. The new universal gazetteer by Edwin Williams, 7th ed. pt. III. An epitome of chronology and history, with an appendix; a compendious classical dictionary; and a dictionary of law terms...by a gentleman of the New York bar...6th ed (1836)

They were changed into sea monsters, but Acoetes was preserved. Aconteus, a famous hunter, changed into a stone by the head of Medusa. Acontius, a very handsome man, married at Delos to Cydippe, by stratagem. Acra, a mountain in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ancient Classical and Scriptural Proper Names (1812)

In which Will be Found a Correct Epitome of the History, Biography, and Religion of the Jews, the Greeks, and the Romans; Together with the Fables and Mythology of the Classical Writers by Thomas Browne (LL.D.)

The crew were changed into sea monsters, but Acoetes was preserved. Ovid. ACONTEUS, a famous hunter, changed into a stone, by the head of Medusa, at the nuptials of Perseus and Andromeda. - total. ACONTHUS, a youth of Cea, who , ...

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

by sir William Smith

but Acoetes, who recognized in the boy the god Bacchus, dissuaded them from it, but in vain. When the ship had reached the open sea, the boy awoke, and desired to be carried back to Naxos. The sailors promised to do so, but did not keep ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3O1E1T1E1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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