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Definition of the noun Scyllaea

What does Scyllaea mean as a name of something?

Scyllaea is a genus of Scyllaeidae, described by Linnaeus in 1758.

Phrases with Scyllaea

Phrases starting with the word Scyllaea:

  1. Scyllaea Fulva
  2. Scyllaea Lamyi
  3. Scyllaea Quoyi
  4. Scyllaea Grayae
  5. Scyllaea Dracaena
  6. Scyllaea pelagica
  7. Scyllaea Edwardsii
  8. Scyllaea Ghomfodensis
  9. Scyllaea Pelagica Marginata

Phrase ending with the word Scyllaea:

  1. genus Scyllaea

Other phrases containing the word Scyllaea:

  1. Species Scyllaea Lamyi
  2. Species Scyllaea Quoyi
  3. Species Scyllaea Grayae
  4. Species Scyllaea Dracaena
  5. species Scyllaea pelagica
  6. Species Scyllaea Edwardsii

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Scyllaea

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Google previewThe Student, and Intellectual Observer (1871)

The Scyllaea is an active little animal, of a light brown colour, and opalescent, very much compressed, provided with two club-shaped tentacles near the head ; and on each side of the back there are two pairs of erect, flattened, irregular lobes, ...

Google previewEclectic Magazine (1870)

Foreign Literature by John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell

The Scyllaea is an active little animal, of a light brown color, and opalescent, very much compressed, provided with ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1820)

by John Wilkes

like those of the Scyllaea, constantly varying its form and size, and at times entirelydrawn in.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Scyllaea (si-le'&), n. [NL., < L. Scyllseus, pertaining to Scylla, < L. Scylla,< Gr. S/ tiA/la, Scylla : see Scylla.] A genus of nudibranchiate gastropods, typical of the family Scyllteidse. The animal is elongate, compressed, with long narrow channeled ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Thethys leporina Scyllaea pelagica Glaucus Atlanticus Laniogerus Elfortii ORDER. Monodonta (animal of) Trochus Henslovii — Emma Imperator Paludina fasciata costata Littorina littoralis Phasianella bulimoides Ampullaria solida Melania ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

mouth before : body furnished with arms : of these there are seven genera, Clio Scyllaea Lernaea Sepia Lobaria Triton. Onchidium F. mouth before : body furnished with peduncles or feet : of these there are five genera, viz. Amphitrite Nereis ...

Google previewZoological Articles Contributed to the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" (1891)

by Sir Edwin Ray Lankester

Genera: Tritonia, Cuvier; Scyllaea, L.; Tethys, L. (fig. 62, B); Dendronotus, A. and H.; Doto, Oken. Family 8.—Eolidae. Genera: Eolis, Cuvier (fig. 62, A); Glaucus, Forster; Fiona, A. and H. (fig. 67); Embletonia, A. and H.; Proctonotus, A. and H.; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Scyllaea. pelagic.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers, and Illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts &c by George Crabb

Sea-Hare; Sepia, Cuttle-Fish; Doris; Aphrodita; Spio; Terebella; Amphitrite; Nereis; Nais; Ascidia ; Salpa; Dagysa; Actinia; Mammaria; Tethys; Plerotrachea ; Derris; Holuthuria; Lobaria ; Triton ; Lernaea; Scyllaea ; Clio ; Medusa ; Lucernaria.

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

SCYLLAEA, in Natural History, a genus of the Vermes Mollusca class and order, whose generic charaćter is, body compressed, and grooved along the back; the mouth consists of a terminal toothless aperture; the tentacula or arms three on ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

Scyllaea (si-léâ), n. [NL., K. L. Scyllaeus, pertaining to Scylla, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

A&tinia, Clava, Mammaria, Pedicellaria, Ascidia, Salpa, Dagysa, Pterotrachea, Limax, Aplysia, Doris, Tethis, Holothuria, Terebella, Triton, Sepia, Clio, Lobaria, Lernaea, Scyllaea, Glau. cus, Aphrodita, ...

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Scrabble value of S1C3Y4L1L1A1E1A1

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