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Agdestis

Definition of the noun agdestis

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noun

  1. a genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates

Phrases with Agdestis

  1. Agdestis clematidea
  2. species Agdestis clematidea
  3. genus agdestis
  4. Nymphidium Agdestis

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Google previewRethinking Religion (1989)

Studies in the Hellenistic Process by Jørgen Podemann Sørensen

Likewise Agdestis is a wild hermaphrodite, engendered by a rock and a male, Attis a civilized male, son of a woman and a pomegranate ...

Google previewFlowering Plants · Dicotyledons (1993)

Magnoliid, Hamamelid and Caryophyllid Families by Klaus Kubitzki, Jens G. Rohwer, Volker Bittrich

Agdestis is a relatively advanced genus. Entirely dichasial inflorescences are found in Gisekia, FLOWER STRUCTURE. (Fig. 108). The tepals are mostly inconspicuous: the whole inflorescence may nevertheless be showy. Clearly petaloid ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary, Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Antient Authors... (1839)

by John Lemprière

AGDESTIS or AGDISTUS, a mountain ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Genus Agdestis. Agrimoniaceae Gray = Rosaceae Juss. Agrostidaceae Burnett = Poaceae Bar- nhart. Ailanthaceae J. Agardh = Simaroubaceae DC. Aitoniaceae Harv. = Meliaceae Juss. AIZOACEAE F. Rudolphi. 1830. Dicots. Caryophyllales.

Google previewBibliotheca classica, sive Lexicon manuale ... Editio altera auctior et emendatior. [The compiler's preface signed: Herm. Bosscha.] (1816)

Agdestis. \ Mons'Phrygiae, ubi Artis fepultus .

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

AGDESTIS and AGDISTIS, an androgynous monster, the offspring of Jupiter and the stone Agdus. It was the terror both of men and gods, and was worshipped by the Greeks as a powerful genius. AGDUS, an immense stone from which Deuca- ...

Google previewA classical dictionary (1809)

containing a copious account of all the proper names mentioned in ancient authors, with the value of coins, weights, and measures among the Greeks and Romans, and a chronological table by John Lemprière

tragedies are preserved, such as Telephus, j Agdestis, a mountain of Phrygia, where Thyestes, &c. — A comic poet who lived in the j Atys was buried. Paus. l,c. 4. A surname same age. Plut. in Parall. — A son of Priam, j of Cybele. Homer.

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity (1790)

Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ... by John Bell

AGDESTIS and AGDISTIS, an androgynous monster, the offspring of Jupiter and the stone Agdus. It was the terror both of men and gods, and was worshipped by the Greeks as a powerful genius. AGDUS, an immense stone from which ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 1

AGDESTIS. A Mexican twining plant originally described by De Candolle, from a drawing of Mocino and Sesse's collection, and which has till lately been very little understood. Specimens recently examined have, however, shown that it ...

Google previewBibliotheca classica; or, A classical dictionary (1792)

containing a full account of all the proper names mentioned in ancient authors. With tables of coins, weights, and measures, in use among the Greeks and Romans. To which is now prefixed a chronological table by John Lemprière

Agdestis, a mountain of Phrygia, where Atys was buried.

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games, &c. As Well as Descriptions of Their Figures, Representations, and Symbols, Collected from Statues, Pictures, Coins, and Other Remains of the Ancients. The Whole Designed to Facilitate the Study of Mythology, History, Poetry, Painting, Statuary, Medals, &c. &c. And Compiled from the Best Authorities. Richly Embellished with Characteristic Prints. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [- 2.] (1790)

AGDESTIS AND AGDISTIS, an androgynous monster, the offspring of Jupiter and the stone Agdus .

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Scrabble value of A1G2D2E1S1T1I1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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