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Definition of the noun Aethiops

What does Aethiops mean as a name of something?

Aethiops is a genus of Cercopithecidae, described by Martin in 1841.

Alternative definition of the noun Aethiops


  1. [obsolete, mineralogy] Any of various dark oxides or sulfides of metals

Phrases with Aethiops

  1. Gaja Aethiops
  2. Adela Aethiops
  3. Apion Aethiops
  4. Bibio Aethiops
  5. genus Aethiops
  6. Lixus Aethiops
  7. Musca Aethiops
  8. Opius Aethiops
  9. Perla Aethiops
  10. Turbo Aethiops
  11. Acraea Aethiops
  12. Anarta Aethiops
  13. Apamea Aethiops
  14. Asilus Aethiops
  15. Cereus aethiops
  16. Conops aethiops
  17. Diloma Aethiops
  18. Dysnos Aethiops
  19. Elater Aethiops
  20. Erebia Aethiops

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aethiops

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Google previewMammals of Africa (2013)

by Jonathan Kingdon, David Happold, Thomas Butynski, Michael Hoffmann, Meredith Happold, Jan Kalina

aethiops is the most widespread and most commonly encountered monkey in Ethiopia (Dunbar & Dunbar 1974b, Yalden et al. 1977). Overall, densities of C. aethiops seem to resemble those of many C. pygerythrus populations in East ...

Google previewGeodephaga Britannica (1854)

A Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground-beetles Indigenous to the British Isles by John Frederic Dawson

AEthiops is a broader and darker ...

Google previewPre-Historic Nations (2013)

by John D. Baldwin

says: "Aethiops is a title of Zeus;'' Lycophron describes Prometheus as Prometheus Aethiops, the daemon or tutelary deity. The appellation had a religious significance, but no reference whatever to complexion.

Google previewRhetorica Movet (1999)

Studies in Historical and Modern Rhetoric in Honour of Heinrich F. Plett by Heinrich Franz Plett, Peter Lothar Oesterreich, Thomas O. Sloane

This transfer of the property albus from dentes to Aethiops is a trick of grammar, achieved through synecdoche, ...

Google previewRace-ing Art History (2013)

Critical Readings in Race and Art History by Kymberly N. Pinder

The Aethiops is a logical sign to warn the ...

Google previewThe Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region (2005)

by J. D. Skinner, Christian T. Chimimba

Cercopitheais aethiops is a superspecics that includes C. a. pygerythrus, which occurs in the subregjon. Cercopitheais mitis is also a superspecics, which includes C. m. albogularis from the subregion. This edition therefore follows the ...

Google previewRomulus' Asylum (2005)

Roman Identities from the Age of Alexander to the Age of Hadrian by Emma Dench

Being an Aethiops is a matter primarily of appearance that can alternatively reveal 'real' descent, or be argued to have nothing to do with descent, the primary criterion of being 'black' in modern Anglo-American thought. Thus, the child of an ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

There are four subtypes of SIVagm, one for each of the four subspecies of African green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops: C. a. aethiops (grivet), C. a. pygerythrus ( vervet), C. a. tantalus (tantalus), and C. a. sabaeus (sabaeus). integrated, the ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

karlkoopmani Chiropotes israelita Chiropotes utahickae Chiruromys forbesi Chiruromys forbesi shawmayeri Chlorocebus aethiops cloetei Chlorocebus aethiops matschiei Chlorocebus aethiops zavattarii Chlorocebus pygerythrus arenarius ...

Google previewDictionary of Symbols (2006)

by J. C. Cirlot

aethiops«. Amongstprimitive peoples, black is the colour associatedwith inner or subterranean zones(9, 21).Black also sometimes comesto symbolizetime (60),in contrast to white whichrepresents timelessness and ecstasy.The function ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1874)

AETHIOPS. An old pharmaceutical term applied to various mineral ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy (1807)

with an account of the processes employed in many of the most important chemical manufactures to which are added a description of chemical apparatus, and various useful tables of weights and measures, chemical instruments, &c. &c by Arthur Aikin, Charles Rochemont Aikin

AETHIOPS, Antimanial. A pharmaceutical preparation, made by uniting the crude or black sulphuret of antimony with running mercury, till the latter is totally extinguished. It is therefore a mixture of the sulphurets of antimony and mercury.

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

aethiops and related spe— cies in Africa. See Simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIVs). Also see Appendix A, Animalia, Mammalia, Eutheria, Primates.

Google previewThe American Medical Lexicon (1811)

On the Plan of Quincy's Lexicon Physico-medicum, with Many Retrenchments, Additions, and Improvements; Comprising an Explanation of the Etymology and Signification of the Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and the Practice of Physic. Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities

AEthiof's Mineralis, aethiops mineral, so called from its colour, which is like xibiol, a blackmoor, from a 92, to burn, and wal, the countenance. It is a preparation made with equal parts of sulphur and quicksilver, and is called, in the new ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Aethusa cynapium Aesoulus glabra ` Aesculus hippooastanum Aethiops mineralis Aethusa cynapium 15 16 17 21.

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The Friar (Amauris niavius aethiops)

Murchison's Falls NP, UGANDA

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Small photo of REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI - CIRCA 1971: A stamp printed in Burundi shows a butterfly Salamis aethiops, circa 1971Small photo of An alarmed vervet (green) monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Mountain Zebra National Park, South Africa.Small photo of Vervet monkey : Cercopithecus Aethiops : South AfricaSmall photo of Immature Vervet monkey; Cercopithecus Aethiops; South AfricaSmall photo of Black faced female vervet (or grivet, savanna, green) monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. This small monkey with silvery grey body is common in East AfricaSmall photo of A vervet monkey, cercopithecus aethiops, sitting on a tree branchSmall photo of Portrait of a vervet (green) monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) in Mountain Zebra National Park, South Africa. More...

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Mating longhorn beetles (Dorcadion aethiops)

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