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Alcyonium digitatum

Definition of the noun Alcyonium digitatum

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Alcyonium digitatum is a species of Alcyonium, described by Linnaeus in 1758.

Alcyonium digitatum is a species of Alcyonium.

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Alcyonium digitatum. 1. Reduced general 2. A portion showin the pol figure. protruded, and w th exten ed tentacula. Actinozoa (see ZOOLOGY), and consisting of a polype-mass with starlike pores and protrusive polypes. A. digitatum is ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

Alcyonium digitatum : b, the polype fully protruded, magnified ; c, the polype partially protruded, magnified. This delicate membrane, however, is composed of two very thin membranes, intimately united, the outer of which increases in thickness ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

Alcyonium digitatum, the dead man's hand or toes ; found in the European seas. 11. Alcyonium Schlosseri, found on the coast of Cornwall. 12. Alcyonium lyncurium,. found at the Cape of Good Hope. 13. Alcyonium bursa, the sea- orange, ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

The alcyonium digitatum is found attached to stones, mussel shells, as “dead men's fingers," “dead men's toes," and “cow's paps." These names are applied to the alcyonium from its resemblance to finger-shaped masses, each of which ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

One resembling the Alcyonium digitatum occurs in some limestones, and ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

(Alcyonium digitatum Lin. ; Lobularia digitata Lam.) Alcyons (Gr. fatevtiv, a kingfisher). The name given by Temminck to an order of birds of which the kingfisher (Alcedo) is the type. Aldebaran. In Astronomy, the Arabic name of a large and ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

The princifins ecles are the -—Alcyonium digitatum, Dead-man's (ll—Algonium bursa, Sea-purse.— Ale oniumficus, Sea-fig, &c. ALDA A'RAN (Astron.) or the Bull's Eye, a star of the first magnitude in the southern eye of the constellation Taurus ...

Google previewChambers' Encyclopaedia (1874)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

is irritated, not only the particular polypes immediately subjected to irritation retract themselves as to withdraw from danger, but the gradual collapse Alcyonium digitatum : wing internal .trocture. and contraction of the whole ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Confusable Phrases (2010)

More Than 10,000 Idioms and Collocations by Yuri Dolgopolov

dead man's hand —a zoophyte (Alcyonium digitatum) forming fleshy masses: Dead Man's Hand is indebted ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

(Alcyonium digitatum Lin.; Lobularia digitata Lam.) - Alcyons (Gr. &Axvów, a kingfisher). The of which the kingfisher (Alcedo) is the type. Aldebaran. In Astronomy, the Arabic name of a large and bright star of the first magnitude, called the 'Bull's ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

The name given by the fishermen to Alcyonium digitatum, an Asteroid Polype. [ ALCYoNIUM.] cow-parsley, s. (1) Anthriscus sylvestris (Chaerophyllum sylvestre), (2) Heracleum Panaces. The profession of a ców (2), s. ców (3), s. cow-parsnip, s.

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