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Definition of the noun Aesopia
What does Aesopia mean as a name of something?
Aesopia is a genus of Soleidae, described by Kaup in 1858.
- synonyms: genus Aesopia / Coryphaesopia / genus Coryphaesopia
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Actinopterygii
- order: Pleuronectiformes
- family: Soleidae
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
Count per one degree cell 1 - 9 10 - 99 100 - 999 1000 - 9999 10000 - 99999 100000+
Phrases with Aesopia
Phrases starting with the word Aesopia:
- Aesopia quagga
- Aesopia cornuta
- Aesopia japonica
- Aesopia Borbonica
- Aesopia Heterohinos
- Aesopia Heterorhina
- Aesopia heterorhinos
- Aesopia microcephala
- Aesopia Microcephalus
- Aesopia Multifasciata
Phrases ending with the word Aesopia:
Other phrases containing the word Aesopia:
- species Aesopia quagga
- species Aesopia cornuta
- species Aesopia japonica
- Species Aesopia Borbonica
- Species Aesopia Heterohinos
- Species Aesopia Heterorhina
- Species Aesopia Heterorhinos
- species Aesopia microcephala
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aesopia
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by Peter Hunt
The earliest collection of Aesopic fables that we know of, from late in the fourth century BC, the Aesopia of Demetrius of Phalerum, has not survived, but it was a principal source for fable in antiquity (Perry 1965: xiii); some of the Aesopica that has come down to us have Mesopotamian analogues. About the actual Aesop, an early sixthcentury contemporary of Sappho, little is known, but the fictional first -century AD Life of Aesop is an interesting story and should have been popular with ...
by Friedrich Adolf Ebert
— comoediae, Phaedri fabulae AEsopia, Publ. Syri et alior. veterum sententiac, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature
Synaptura, AEsopia, Gymnachirus, Cynoglossus, Soleotalpa, Apionichthys, Ammopleurops, Aphoristia, and Plagusia from ORDER IV.–Physostomi.
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1887)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings
and called Fabula AEsopia, have been usually ascribed to him. The faults of the style have led, however, to the suspicion, not merely of alterations at a later date, but of later, and even much later, composition. The dry 'morals' have been supposed to indicate the Middle Ages as the period to which the work should probably be referred; but its authenticity is generally admitted. The first edition was published at Troyes in 1596. The text has subsequently occupied the attention of some ...
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Scrabble value of A1E1S1O1P3I1A1
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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