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Aenigma is a genus of Lepidoptera, described by Omelko in 1988.

Aenigma is a genus of Hyblaeidae, described by Strecker in 1876.

Aenigma is a genus of Carabidae, described by Newman in 1836.

Aenigma is a genus of Miturgidae, described by Karsch in 1878.

Aenigma is a genus of Anomiidae, described by Koch in 1846.

Aenigma is a genus of Zoridae, described by Karsch in 1878.

Aenigma is a genus of Lepidoptera (awaiting allocation), described by Amsel in 1956.

Aenigma is a genus of Salticidae, described by Kuznetsova in 1957.


"Aenigma" is a 1987 Italian horror film. It was directed by Lucio Fulci.


  1. "Aenigma" a.k.a. "Ænigma" is the third album by Norwegian progressive death metal band In Vain. It was released on March 11, 2013 by Indie Recordings. The album was recorded at the Strand Studio, in Kristiansand, between September and December 2012. The album was mixed and mastered in Fascination Street Studios in Sweden.
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  2. "Aenigma" is a composition.


aEnigma is a record label.

Phrases with Aenigma

Phrases starting with the word Aenigma:

  1. Aenigma Iris
  2. Aenigma Newmanni

Phrases ending with the word Aenigma:

  1. Cycas aenigma
  2. Dalea Aenigma
  3. Genus Aenigma
  4. Carlia Aenigma
  5. Cupido Aenigma
  6. Mimela Aenigma
  7. Acrapex Aenigma
  8. Aculops Aenigma
  9. Dugesia Aenigma
  10. Ephesia Aenigma
  11. Mallota Aenigma
  12. Onirion Aenigma
  13. Papilio Aenigma
  14. Pyrgula Aenigma
  15. Sapayoa aenigma
  16. Arhopala Aenigma
  17. Cheritra Aenigma
  18. Cicurina aenigma

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1830)

A Verbal AENIGMA is a witty, artful, and abstruse description of anything.

Google previewMedieval Mythography (1994)

From Roman North Africa to the School of Chartres, A.D. 433-1177 by Jane Chance

Inter allegoriam autem et aenigma hoc interest, quod allegoriae vis gemina est et sub res alias aliud figuraliter indicat; aenigma vero sensus tantum obscurus est, et per quasdam imagines adumbratus. [Aenigma is an obscure question which ...

Google previewGrammatical Figures, and a System of Rhetoric (1796)

Illustrated by Examples of Classical Authority, for the Use of Senior Forms in Grammar Schools

AEnigma is an ingenious riddle : as Dic quibus in terris, et eris mihi magnus Apollo, Tres pateatcaeli /patium non amplius ulnas. Vir. FIGuREs LYING IN THE LANGUAGE. 4NTANACLÀSIS ufes the fame word. * The onomatoparia is notcommon ...

Google previewJosé Emilio Pacheco and the Poets of the Shadows (2001)

by Ronald J. Friis

As we saw in the introduction, the aenigma is the most ancient type of allegory. Like the labyrinth, a Borges trigger, ...

Google previewCyclopaedia: Or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (etc.) 5. Ed (1741)

by Ephraim Chambers

A Perbal AEnigma is a witty, artful and abstruse description of any thing. Bouhours. Fa. Menestrier, has given us a learned treatise of Ænigma's and aenigmatical figures. The use of Ænigma's was very great among the Egyptians. That people ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

AENIGMA denotes any dark saying, wherein some well known thing is concealed under obscure language. The word is Greek, Anyos, formed of auxilroat, obscure innuere, to hint a thing darkly, and of aires, an obscure speech or discourse.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

AENIGMA, alviyua, a riddle. An obscure and difficult question. - The dark enigma will allow A meaning; which ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

AENIGMA, a proposition put in obscure, ambiguous, and generally contradictory terms to puzzle, or exercise the wit, in finding out its . or, an obscure discourse covering some common and well-known ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Thus the battle of Constantine against Maxentius may be taken for the subject of an aenigma, to represent the game of chess : the sign which appeared in the heavens with the words, in lioc signo vince-r, may properly enough represent the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

AENIGMA, s. denotes any dark saying, wherein some well-known thing is concealed under obscure language. The word is Greek, a royuz, formed of a worsebal, obscure innuere, to hint a thing darkly, and of awes, an obscure speech or ...

Google previewKritisch-etymologisches Wörterbuch der magyarischen Sprache, etc. (Magyaricae linguae lexicon critico-etymologicum, etc.). (1833)


aenigma, (las Räthsel. Inde: mesélni, mesézni, fabulam narrare, Fabel erzählen, 9) aenigmata proponere Bäthsel aufgeben. Meses; fabulosas, fabelhaft. д . 'Mesgye (Mezsgya, sl.) limes, die ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1751)

Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey

a Response or, Reply to a Question; the Solution of a Mathematical Question, an AEnigma, «-c. f - AN'SW ERABLE, obliged to answer to a Thing, accountable; proportionable, that has the same Relation to. ANT [..t met, Six 3 mtepsi, Tcut.] ...

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