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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 Reptilia, described by Troost in 1836.

Acontias is a genus of Acontinae.

Phrases with Acontias

Phrases starting with the word Acontias:

  1. Acontias Niger
  2. Acontias Smithi
  3. Acontias Layardi
  4. Acontias Burtonii
  5. Acontias Layardii
  6. Acontias Plumbeus
  7. Acontias Plumieri
  8. Acontias Poecilus
  9. Acontias Breviceps
  10. Acontias Meleagris
  11. Acontias Percivali
  12. Acontias Punctatus
  13. Acontias leucostoma
  14. Acontias Variegatus
  15. Acontias Hastifolius
  16. Acontias Sarasinorum

Phrases ending with the word Acontias:

  1. Alaus Acontias
  2. Genus Acontias
  3. Acraea Acontias
  4. 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 (2012)

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 Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

Acontias. The teeth are conical. There is the rudiment of a second lobe of the lungs. Sfi. 1. Acontias meleagris — the Anguis meleagris of naeus. It is a native of India. In the distribution of olours on the body, it resembles the Guinea-fowl, the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1859)

Reid - Scy

On ne peut nier, par exemple, qu'il y a un passage graduel des Scinques a l' Anguis et aux Acontias, par l'intermede des Scinques brachypus, decreensis, serpens, seps, du Pygodactyle et du Bipes, — 6tres moins diff6rens entre cux par leur ...

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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