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Ancaeus

Definition of the noun Ancaeus

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Ancaeus is a genus of Mollusca, described by Adams in 1869.

Ancaeus is a genus of Gnathiidae, described by Agassiz in 1846.

Ancaeus is a genus of Staphylinidae, described by Fauvel in 1865.

Ancaeus is a genus.

    Explanation

    Ancaeus: The name Ancaeus or Ankaios is attributed to two heroes in Greek mythology. Both were among the Argonauts, and each met his death at the tusks of a boar. They are often confused with one another.

    Phrases with Ancaeus

    1. Genus Ancaeus
    2. Nessaea Ancaeus

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ancaeus

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    Google previewJason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece (2016)

    An Interactive Mythological Adventure by Blake Hoena

    Ancaeus is a son of the sea god Poseidon. Other heroes are the sons of kings, such as Acastus, King Pelias' own son.

    Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

    by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

    Ancaeus Great (Greek) see Argonauts. Ancaeus Little (Greek) see Argonauts. Anchancho (Collao People, South America)...

    Google previewDictionary of Mithology (2015)

    by Edward S. Ellis

    Ancaeus (Ancaeā€²us). A son of Neptune, who left a cup of wine ...

    Google previewDictionary of the Artists of Antiquity (1836)

    Architects, Carvers, Engravers, Modellers, Painters, Sculptors, Statuaries, and Workers in Bronze, Gold, Ivory, and Silver, with Three Chronological Tables, by Julius Sillig, Tr. from TheLatin Original by the Rev. H. W. Williams; to which are Added C. Plinii Secundi Naturalis Historiae Libri XXXIV-XXXVI. C. 8 [i.e.1]-5. With Four Indexes and a Preface, by E. H. Barker by Julius Sillig, Pliny (the Elder.)

    Ancaeus, 21. 28. Andocides, 2. 3.

    Google previewEntick's New Spelling Dictionary ... Carefully revised, corrected, and improved, by John Robinson (1834)

    by John ENTICK, John ROBINSON (Schoolmaster, of London.)

    * Ancaeus, a king of Arcadia, ...

    Google previewShort Dictionary of Mythology (2009)

    by Percival George Woodcock

    Ancaeus, son of Neptune, who left a cup of wine to hunt a boar which killed him, and the wine was left untasted. Thus the proverb, "There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip." Anchises, son of Capys and Themis, who was so beautiful that Venus ...

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    Scrabble value of A1N1C3A1E1U1S1

    The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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