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Definition of the noun Amatidae

What does Amatidae mean as a name of something?

Amatidae is a family of Lepidoptera.

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Google previewScience (1917)

The family name Amatidae is a change from Syntomidae, formerly used, on the ground that the generic name Amata Fab. has priority over Syntomis Ochs. There are many synonymic references and corrections of generic locations all of which ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

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

The Amatidae ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Amatidae (Syntomidae): A family of tropical moths (Lepidoptera). These are small , dayflying and brightly coloured. Some species resemble wasp. Larvae of some moths are agricultural pests, e.g. Syntomis fortune! . Ambulatory leg (Running): ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

AMATIDAE Plural Noun. See Arctiidae. AMAUROBIIDAE Plural Noun. White- eyed spiders. Widely distributed. A Family of Araneae in Suborder Labidognatha. Form irregular webs in concealed places on ground (rocks, debris). Eyes appear ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

A distinctive character is the lamellate or toothed bill, invested with a tough coriaceous integument hardened at the end into a more or less distinct nail, whence the Amatidae are sometimes called Unguirostres. The technical characters are: ...

Google previewNational Encyclopedia (1896)

An Abridged Library and Universal Reference Book, with Maps, Illustrations, and Pronunciation by Leo de Colange

Amatidae, (a-ndt'e-de.) (Zool.) The Duck fam, comprising swimming birds whose jaws have transverse lamellae, the upper mandible ending in an obtuse rounded nail, and a groove running along both jaws to the nail. They are numerous, and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

Wider still the family Amatidae. This comprises (1) the geese, (2) the swans, (3) the true ducks, and (4) the mergansers or smews .

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

have conclusively proved that it is not passerine, and is nearly allied to the M amatidae (cf. Mormor) and Aleedinidae (cf. KINGFISHER), it being regarded as forming a distinct sub-family Todinae of the Momotidae peculiar to the Greater ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1T1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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