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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.

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

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

    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 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. — PHRASES auld ...

    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 ...

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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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