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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 previewA Classical Dictionary (1872)

by Charles Anthon

ACOETES ('Axomzf), according to Ovid (Met., 3, 582, &c.), the son of a poor fisherman In Maeonia, who served as pilot in a ship. After landing at the island of Naxos, some of the sailors brought with them on board a beautiful sleeping boy, ...

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 sea 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 New Classical Lexicon of Biography, Mythology, and Geography, including the pronunciation of proper names supported by authorities, etc (1858)

by Thomas Swinburne CARR

Acoetes, and priest of the Thymbraean Apollo; 222 who, while sacrificing a bullock, saw two ...

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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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