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Definition of the noun Aethiops

What does Aethiops mean as a name of something?

Aethiops is a genus of Cercopithecidae, described by Martin in 1841.

Alternative definition of the noun Aethiops


  1. [obsolete, mineralogy] Any of various dark oxides or sulfides of metals

Phrases with Aethiops

  1. Gaja Aethiops
  2. Adela Aethiops
  3. Apion Aethiops
  4. Bibio Aethiops
  5. genus Aethiops
  6. Lixus Aethiops
  7. Musca Aethiops
  8. Opius Aethiops
  9. Perla Aethiops
  10. Turbo Aethiops
  11. Acraea Aethiops
  12. Anarta Aethiops
  13. Apamea Aethiops
  14. Asilus Aethiops
  15. Cereus aethiops
  16. Conops aethiops
  17. Diloma Aethiops
  18. Dysnos Aethiops
  19. Elater Aethiops
  20. Erebia Aethiops

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aethiops

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Google previewMammals of Africa (2013)

by Jonathan Kingdon, David Happold, Thomas Butynski, Michael Hoffmann, Meredith Happold, Jan Kalina

aethiops is the most widespread and most commonly encountered monkey in Ethiopia (Dunbar & Dunbar 1974b, Yalden et al. 1977). Overall, densities of C. aethiops seem to resemble those of many C. pygerythrus populations in East ...

Google previewPre-Historic Nations (2013)

by John D. Baldwin

says: "Aethiops is a title of Zeus;'' Lycophron describes Prometheus as Prometheus Aethiops, the daemon or tutelary deity. The appellation had a religious significance, but no reference whatever to complexion.

Google previewRhetorica Movet (1999)

Studies in Historical and Modern Rhetoric in Honour of Heinrich F. Plett by Heinrich Franz Plett, Peter Lothar Oesterreich, Thomas O. Sloane

This transfer of the property albus from dentes to Aethiops is a trick of grammar, achieved through synecdoche, ...

Google previewRomulus' Asylum (2005)

Roman Identities from the Age of Alexander to the Age of Hadrian by Emma Dench

Being an Aethiops is a matter primarily of appearance that can alternatively reveal 'real' descent, or be argued to have nothing to do with descent, the primary criterion of being 'black' in modern Anglo-American thought. Thus, the child of an ...

Google previewRace-ing Art History (2013)

Critical Readings in Race and Art History by Kymberly N. Pinder

The Aethiops is a logical sign to warn the ...

Google previewThe Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region (2005)

by J. D. Skinner, Christian T. Chimimba

Cercopitheais aethiops is a superspecics that includes C. a. pygerythrus, which occurs in the subregjon. Cercopitheais mitis is also a superspecics, which includes C. m. albogularis from the subregion. This edition therefore follows the ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

There are four subtypes of SIVagm, one for each of the four subspecies of African green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops: C. a. aethiops (grivet), C. a. pygerythrus ( vervet), C. a. tantalus (tantalus), and C. a. sabaeus (sabaeus). integrated, the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1879)

by Henry Watts

AETHIOPS. An old pharmaceutical term applied to various mineral ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Ferri oxidum nigrum, the black oxide, magnetic oxide, or martial aethiops. It occurs in the mineral kingdom under the name of magnetic iron ore, the massive form of which is called native loadstone, 8. Ferroso-ferric sulphate. The name given ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

karlkoopmani Chiropotes israelita Chiropotes utahickae Chiruromys forbesi Chiruromys forbesi shawmayeri Chlorocebus aethiops cloetei Chlorocebus aethiops matschiei Chlorocebus aethiops zavattarii Chlorocebus pygerythrus arenarius ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Lexicon: a dictionary of pharmaceutical science, etc (1873)


AETHIOPS MINERAL. Mercury triturated with sulphur till it assumes a black color. AETHIOPS VEGETABILIS. (Vegetable Ethiops.) A name applied to the charcoal ...

Google previewDictionary of Symbols (2006)

by J. C. Cirlot

aethiops«. Amongstprimitive peoples, black is the colour associatedwith inner or subterranean zones(9, 21).Black also sometimes comesto symbolizetime (60),in contrast to white whichrepresents timelessness and ecstasy.The function ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry and mineralogy (1807)

with an account of the processes employed in many of the most important chemical manufactures to which are added a description of chemical apparatus, and various useful tables of weights and measures, chemical instruments, &c. &c by Arthur Aikin, Charles Rochemont Aikin

AETHIOPS, Antimonial.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

AETHIOPIFICATIO, AEthiopopoë'sis, AEthiopis' mus, AEthiopio'sis, (AEthiops, and facere, 'to make.”) The mummy-like colouring of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

aethiops and related spe— cies in Africa. See Simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIVs). Also see Appendix A, Animalia, Mammalia, Eutheria, Primates.

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The Friar (Amauris niavius aethiops)

Murchison's Falls NP, UGANDA

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Small photo of Anteater Chat, Myrmecocichla aethiops, in the Lake Nakuru National Park, KenyaSmall photo of Vervet (Green) monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops) socializing in the Kruger National Park.Small photo of baby velvet monkey(Cercopithecus aethiops), location Southern Africa, BotswanaSmall photo of Baby Vervet monkey hanging from branch; Cercopithecus Aethiops; South AfricaSmall photo of Skull of a Black-Faced Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus pygerythrus (formerly Cercopithecus aethiops)Small photo of Cercopithecus Aethiops also known as Vervet monkey in southern KenyaSmall photo of Portrait of an African Vervet Monkey - Chlorocebus aethiops - The grivet (Chlorocebus aethiops), also known as African green monkey and savanah monkey More...

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Mating longhorn beetles (Dorcadion aethiops)

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Scrabble value of A1E1T1H4I1O1P3S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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