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Definition of the noun Aesacus

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Aesacus is a genus of Burhinidae, described by Agassiz in 1846.


Aesacus: In Greek mythology, Aesacus or Aisakos was a son of King Priam of Troy. Aesacus sorrowed for the death of his wife or would-be lover, a daughter of the river Cebren, and was transformed into a bird.

Phrases with Aesacus

  1. Genus Aesacus
  2. Eryphanis Aesacus
  3. Helophilus Aesacus
  4. Ornithoptera Aesacus
  5. Species Eryphanis Aesacus
  6. Species Helophilus Aesacus
  7. Species Ornithoptera Aesacus

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Google previewThreatened Swallowtail Butterflies of the World (1985)

The IUCN Red Data Book by N. Mark Collins, Michael G. Morris

Ornithoptera aesacus (Ney, 1903) INDETERMINATE Subfamily PAPILIONINAE Tribe TROIDINI Summary Ornithoptera aesacus is a beautiful but little-known birdwing butterfly restricted to one small island. Obi, in the Moluccas (Maluku ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

AESACUS, son of Priam and Alexothoe, daughter of the river Cebrenus, or according to ...

Google previewA Smaller Classical Dictionary (1910)

by William Smith

Aesacus, son of Priam and Alexirrhoe, ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Aesacus. eschatosa / eschatosus Gr. eskhatos utmost, extreme, lowest, best. esculenta L. esculentus edible (esca food; edere to eat). “Hirundo nidis edulibus” of Bontius (1658), and “Apus marina” of Rumpf (1750); although the prepared nests ...

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Scrabble value of A1E1S1A1C3U1S1

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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