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Alectoria

Definition of the noun alectoria

What does alectoria mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. lichens having dark brown erect or pendulous much-branched cylindrical thallus

Alternative definition of the noun alectoria

noun

  1. a precious stone said to be found in the gizzard of cocks

Explanation

Alectoria is a genus of lichen belonging to the suborder Lecanorineae.

Phrases with Alectoria

  1. Alectoria Cana
  2. Alectoria Peii
  3. Alectoria Lanea
  4. Alectoria Arabum
  5. Alectoria Crispa
  6. Alectoria Lanata
  7. Alectoria Tenuis
  8. Alectoria Altaica
  9. Alectoria Bicolor
  10. Alectoria Osteola
  11. Alectoria Smithii
  12. Alectoria Subcana
  13. Alectoria Tristis
  14. Alectoria Positiva
  15. Alectoria Thrausta
  16. Alectoria Tortuosa
  17. Alectoria Cana Cana
  18. Alectoria Haynaldii
  19. Alectoria Intricans
  20. genus alectoria

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alectoria

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Google previewA Lexicon of Alchemy (2014)

by Martin Rulandus

ALECTORIA is a gem mentioned by Pliny ( 1.37, c.

Google previewEncyclopfdia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (2003)

by Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans

The alectoria is a stone extracted ...

Google previewThe Poetical Works of Robert Southey (1853)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a chrystalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water ; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Gallinaceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewThe poetical works, collected by himself (1838)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a chrystalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Gallinaceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewThalaba the Destroyer. (A metrical romance.) (1853)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a crystalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Gallinaccus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of copons, which were ...

Google previewCommon-place Book (1876)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a christalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water ; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Galli- naceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewDelphi Complete Works of Pliny the Elder (Illustrated) (2015)

by Pliny the Elder

Alectoria is the name given to a stone that is found in the crop of poultry, like crystal in appearance, and about as large as a bean in size; Milo of Crotona, some will have it, was thought to be in the habit of carrying this stone about him, a thing ...

Google previewLichens of California (1988)

by Mason E. Hale, Mariette Cole

Alectoria is a typical conifer lichen confined to the northern part of the state, but only 134 / Fruticose Lichens.

Google previewSouthey's Common-place Book (1850)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a christalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water ; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Galli- naceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewThe Poetical Works of Robert Southey, Esq. ...: Thalaba (1821)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a chrystalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water ; and someT times it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Gallinaceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewSouthey's common-place book. Ed. by J.W. Warter (1851)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a christalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water ; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Galli- naceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewThe British Poets (1865)

" Alectoria is a stone of a crystalline color, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water; and sometimes ...

Google previewEnglish Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (2002)

Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535 by John Fisher, Cecilia A. Hatt

Alectoria is a stone that is found in the mawes of capons . . . Kiena ...

Google previewOriginal memoranda,etc (1876)

by Robert Southey

Alectoria is a stone of a christalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh. Some call it Galli- naceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewThe poetical works (1844)

Complete in one Volume

Alectoria is a stone of a crystalline colour, a little darkish, somewhat resembling limpid water; and sometimes it has veins of the colour of flesh, Some call it Gallinaceus, from the place of its generation, the intestines of capons, which were ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Alectoria Ach. Alectoriaceae (Usneaceae) Alectoria sarmentosa (Ach.) Ach. North America. (For wounds. Ceremonial.) in English: black tree moss, maidenhair moss, witch's hair lichen Alectra Thunb. Scrophulariaceae (Orobanchaceae) Greek ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Alectoria. (order *Lecanorales) A genus of *lichens in which the *thallus is * fruticose, greenishgrey or darkcoloured, and lacks the central, whitish strand of * Usnea species. *Spores (2–4 per *ascus) are brown when mature. Species are found ...

Google previewNez Perce Dictionary (1994)

by Haruo Aoki

Philadelphia lewisii, sise-qiy N moss, pine tree; Alectoria jubata, ho-pop N moss on rocks, lichen, 5ala-xos N mountain ash, Sorbus, spp., qeqc-yux N mountain Labrador tea, Ledum glandulosum, pisqu N mountain mahogany, hardwood, ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

ALEctoRIA. Ahothecia circular, thickish, sessile, with a border; afterwards becoming convex, and the border nearly disappearing; wholly formed of the thallus. Thallus branched, with filiform branchlets (lorula), pendulous or prostrate; within, ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopedia, Or, A Dictionary of Facts and Useful Knowledge, Chiefly Applicable to Rural & Domestic Economy (1821)

With an Appendix, Containing Additions in Domestic Medicine, and the Veterinary and Culinary Arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

Alectoria, Artonia, Basomyces, Borrera, Calicium, Cenomyce, Ceiraria, Collema, Conferva,Cornicularia, Endocarpon, Evernia, Filcus, Gloniiim, Graphis, Gyrophora, Lecidea, Lecanora, Liepraria, 0]')t“g'l'IPhC, Peltideu. Parmelia ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

ALECTORIA, a stone said to be formed ...

Google previewDr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible (1877)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography and Natural History

In the " Mirror of stones " the strangest properties are attributed to the amethyst, Kinocetus, Alectoria, Ceraunium, <fcc. ; and Pliny, talking of succina, says " Infantibus alligari amuleti ratione prodest " (xxxvii. 12, s. 37). They were generally ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2008)

by John G. R. Forlong

It was also connected with the " Lapillus Alectorius, " or "Gemma Alectoria" — an amber charm for women (A. di Gubernatis, Zool. Mythol.

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

Sec Alectoria. ALECTOROMANTIA. See Pendicularis.

Google previewDictionary of the Bible (1872)

Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History by Sir William Smith

In the " Mirror of stones " the strangest properties are attributed to the amethyst, Kinocetus, Alectoria, Ceramiium, ifec. ; and Pliny, talking of suecina, says " Infantibus alligari amuleti ratione prodest " (xxxvii. 12, s. 37). They were generally ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

CRESTED KATYDID Alectoria superba Brunner von Wattenwyl [Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae]. Endemic to Australia (WA, NT, Qld, ...

Google previewDictionary of Antibiotics & Related Substances (1987)

by Barrie W. Bycroft

of Alectoria nigricans and ¡sol. from Aspergillus duricaulis. Needles (AcOH aq.).

Google previewDictionary of Natural Products (1993)

by John Buckingham

of Usnea barbata, Bryonia nadvornikiana, Alectoria implexa and Himantormia lugubris. Needles ( AcOH) ...

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