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Definition of the noun Aethia

What does Aethia mean as a name of something?

Aethia is a genus of Alcidae, described by Merrem in 1788.

Aethia is a genus of Lepidoptera, described by Hübner in 1825.

Aethia is a genus of Lonchocephalidae, described by Qian & Zhou in 1984.

Aethia is a genus of Alcidae.

Phrases with Aethia

Phrases starting with the word Aethia:

  1. Aethia pusilla
  2. Aethia pygmaea
  3. Aethia psittacula
  4. Aethia cristatella

Phrase ending with the word Aethia:

  1. genus Aethia

Other phrases containing the word Aethia:

  1. species Aethia pusilla
  2. species Aethia pygmaea
  3. species Aethia psittacula
  4. species Aethia cristatella

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aethia

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Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Aethia) Dim. from genus Alca Linnaeus, 1758, auk. Alcemerops (syn. Nyctyornis) L. alcedo kingfisher; Gr. merops bee-eater. alchata Arabic onomatopoeia al Kattar the sandgrouse (“The Arabian name is Kata”, Latham 1783) (Pterocles).

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

iqsralik crested auklet (Aethia cristatella) irigi (Nu) or iraiyayuuq northern ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

crested auklet (Aethia cristatella; 2 million), parakeet auklet (Cyclorrhynchus psittacula; 6 million), horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata; 1.5 ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

auklets (Aethia pusilla and A. cristatella). BreedingAlcids come ashore only during breeding season. Most species are colonial and breed at a few coastal sites (often islands) which are free of predators and near an adequate food supply.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

o Aethia and three other genera, family Alcidae: several species. auld /o:Id, ozld/ > adjective Scottish form of OLD.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

genera Aethia and Ptychorhamphus) of the alcid family that occur along No. Pacific coasts auld Y6l(d), 'al(d>\ adj ( 14c) chiefly ...

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Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella)

If the feathers weren't enough for breeding adornment, then maybe the trumpet-like call or the citrus scent would attract the sexes. Pretty wild looking bird with that white eye...

Photo credit: Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith

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Scrabble value of A1E1T1H4I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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