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Definition of the noun Acontias

What does Acontias mean as a name of something?

Acontias is a genus of Scincidae, described by Cuvier in 1817.

Acontias is a genus of Araceae.

Acontias is a genus of Scincidae, described by Troost in 1836.

Acontias is a genus of Araceae.

Phrases with Acontias

Phrases starting with the word Acontias:

  1. Acontias Niger
  2. Acontias Smithi
  3. Acontias Layardi
  4. Acontias Tristis
  5. Acontias Burtonii
  6. Acontias Lineatus
  7. Acontias Plumbeus
  8. Acontias Plumieri
  9. Acontias Poecilus
  10. Acontias Breviceps
  11. Acontias Litoralis
  12. Acontias Meleagris
  13. Acontias Percivali
  14. Acontias Punctatus
  15. Acontias leucostoma
  16. Acontias Orientalis
  17. Acontias Variegatus

Phrases ending with the word Acontias:

  1. Alaus Acontias
  2. Genus Acontias
  3. Ethmia Acontias

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acontias

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Google previewProceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)

by American Association for the Advancement of Science

Acontias is the name of "a quick- darting serpent,"; ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Squamata - Gekkonidae e Elegant Legless Lizard 95 Acontias Squamata - Scincidae e Lance Skinks; Greater Legless Skinks (CSA); Dart Skinks d Lanzenskinke f Acontias Acontias breviceps Squamata - Scincidae e Shorthead Lance Skink ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Acontias hastifolius Schott; Caladium brasiliense Desf.; Philodendronfontanesii Kunth; Xanthosoma hastatum Eggers; Xanthosoma hastifolium sensu Duss) Caribbean to Brazil. See Description des Plantes Nouvelles...

Google previewPeter Parley's Bible Dictionary, containing illustrations of arts, manners, customs ... and other things mentioned in the Bible (1844)

the acontias or dart snake, the cerastes or horned ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Latest Edition. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

The former directed hit attention particularly to those forms which seemed to occupy an intermediate position between Lacertilians and Ophidians, and definitely relegated Anguis, Pseudopus, Acontias to the former, and Typhlops, Rhinophis, ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

ACONTIAS (Zo.) a very poisonous serpent. AcontiAs (Ast.) a blazing star shooting like an arrow. Plin. l. 2, c.

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1862)

Or, Conversations Lexicon

ACONTIAS ; a genus of serpents , formerly confounded with the common snake or anguit, but distinguished from it by the absence of all the bones which represent the extremities, of the anguis, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

* Acontias (a-kon'ti-as), n.

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1763)

ACONTIAS, in zoology, a ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3O1N1T1I1A1S1

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