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Definition of the noun alopius
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noun - plural: -
- type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Alopius: genus Alopius
- more generic term: fish genus = any of various genus of fish
- member of: Alopiidae / family Alopiidae = thresher sharks
- member: Alopius vulpinus / thresher shark / fox shark / thrasher / thresher = large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
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by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT
(Alopius vulpes.) The popular name for the Thresher Shark, from the use it makes of its long, flexible tail, " with which," says Dr. De Kay, " it literally threshes its enemies." — Nat. Hist, of New York. Switch. The movable rails and appendages for ...
Dictionary of Americanisms (1877)
A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett
(Alopius vulpes.) The popular name for the Thresher Shark, from the use it makes of its long, flexible tail, "with which," says Dr. De Kay, "it literally threshes its enemies." — Nat. Hist, of New York.
by John Lempriere
Alopius, a son of Hercules and Antiopc. Apc-l/ad. 2, c. 35. A Lot, a town of Achaia. Strati. 9. — Plin. 4, c. 7. Alotia, festivals m Arcadia, in commemoration of a victory gained over Lacedæmon by the Arcadians. Alpekus, the capital of Locris, at the ...
A Classical Dictionary ; 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 ... (1844)
Alopius, a son of Hercules and Antiope. Apollod. Alos, a town of Achaia. Strab. 9.- Plin. 4, c. 7. - Alot IA, festivals in Arcadia, in commemora tion of a victory gained over Laccdaemon by the Arcadians. Alpenus, the capital of Locris, at the north of ...
A Classical Dictionary ... A new edition, revised and considerably enlarged, by the Rev. T. Smith (1839)
ANTIope, a daughter of Thespius or Thestius, mother of Alopius, by Hercules. Apollod. 2. c. 7. ANTiope, a queen of the Amazons. LYTE.
A classical dictionary (1812)
by John Lempriere
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