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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 and Mergidae ...

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 previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica: Mun to Pay (1911)

astormithidae, Anseriformes • * * } Anseres or Lamellirostres Amatidae. Enaliornithes--------. Enaliornithidae. Podicipitiformes . . . . . . Hesperornithes House --- olvindiciae. Colymbo-Podicipites. ; - -" alaeo idae. Phoenicopteri .

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1888)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

The Teal is the Anas crecca of Linnaeus, and the smallest of the European Amatidae, as well as one of the most abundant and highly esteemed for the table. It breeds in many parts of the British Islands, making its nest in places very like those ...

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 previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)

Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (Lexicographer)

A name given by Fleming to a genus of the Fuligulinae, or River-ducks: Family, Amatidae. CLANK, klangk, s. A shrill, sharp noise made by the collision of sonorous bodies. CLANNIsh, klan'ish, a. Closely united; like a clan. a disposition to unite ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

The family corresponds to the Linnean Anseres, and included the modern families Amatidae and Phoenicopteridae. Divested of the flamingos, it corresponds to the £ of Huxley, now commonly rated as an order or suborder of carinate birds.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

A genus of Amatidae: same as Dafila. us (fā-si-ā'nus), n. [NL., & L. phasianus, (Gr. paatavóg, ...

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 .

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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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