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Definition of the noun Amphoterus

What does Amphoterus mean as a name of something?

Amphoterus is a genus of Syrphidae, described by Bezzi in 1915.


Who is Amphoterus?

Amphoterus the brother of Craterus, was appointed by Alexander the Great commander of the fleet in the Hellespont in 333 BC. Amphoterus subdued the islands between Greece and Asia which did not acknowledge Alexander, cleared Crete of the Persians and pirates, and sailed to Peloponnesus in 331 BC, to put down a rising against the Macedonian power.

Phrases with Amphoterus

Phrases starting with the word Amphoterus:

  1. Amphoterus Braunsi
  2. Amphoterus Cribratus

Phrases ending with the word Amphoterus:

  1. Genus Amphoterus
  2. Echiniscus amphoterus
  3. Bryodelphax amphoterus
  4. species Echiniscus amphoterus
  5. species Bryodelphax amphoterus

Other phrases containing the word Amphoterus:

  1. Species Amphoterus Braunsi
  2. Species Amphoterus Cribratus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amphoterus

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Google previewUniversal Historical Dictionary (1825)

Or, Explanation of the Names of Persons and Places in the Departments of Biblical, Political, and Ecclesiastical History, Mythology, Heraldry, Biography, Bibliography, Geography, and Numismatics. Illustrated by Portraits and Medallic Cuts by George Crabb

AMPHoTERUs (Hist.) a commander of Alexander's fleet on the coast of the Hellespont. Q. Curt. l. 4, c. 5. AMPHRYSUS (Myth.) a river of Thessaly, on the banks of which Apollo, when banished from heaven, fed the flocks of king Admetus.

Google previewDictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols (1961)

by Gertrude Jobes

Acarnan & Amphoterus Gk. Achaemenes Pers. Achaeus Gk. Ahayuta Achi Zuni Ailill Cel. Airya (braj) Pers. Amaethon Bryth. Amarud Baby. Ammon Hebr. Amphictyon Gk. Arcas Gk. Argus Gk. Armenak Arm. Ascanius Rom.

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games, &c. As Well as Descriptions of Their Figures, Representations, and Symbols, Collected from Statues, Pictures, Coins, and Other Remains of the Ancients. The Whole Designed to Facilitate the Study of Mythology, History, Poetry, Painting, Statuary, Medals, &c. &c. And Compiled from the Best Authorities. Richly Embellished with Characteristic Prints. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [- 2.] (1790)

- AMPHOTERUS, son of Callirhoe and Alcmeon. See Callirhoe. Also one of the Trojan party, slain by Patroclus. AMPHRISA, a river of ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

AMPHOTERUS, son of Callirhoe and Alcmeon. See Callirboe. -Also one of the Trojan party, slain by Patroclus. AMPHRISA, a river of Thessaly, on whose banks Apollo kept the flock of Admetus, flayed the satyr Marsy as, loved Evadne, Lycoris , ...

Google previewBibliotheca Classica; or, a Classical Dictionary, containing a full account of all the proper names mentioned in antient authors, etc (1804)

Acarnas & Amphoterus, fons of ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3P3H4O1T1E1R1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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