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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 ...
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 ...
Containing a Full Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Antient 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
ALoPius. a son of Hercules and Aiitiopc. Apal/axl. z, c. 35. ALOS, a town of Achaia. Szrab. 9.Plin. 4, c. 7 ' ALoTiA, scstivals in Arcadia, in commemoration of a victory gained over Lacedamon by the Arcadians. ALrENus, the capiial os Locris, ...
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 (1812)
by John Lempriere
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