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Definition of the noun Argema

What does Argema mean as a name of something?

Argema is a genus of Saturniidae, described by Wallengren in 1858.


Argema is a musical group.


Argema is a genus of moths from the Saturniidae family, commonly known as Moon moths.

Phrases with Argema

Phrases starting with the word Argema:

  1. Argema Idea
  2. Argema Isis
  3. Argema Leto
  4. Argema Saja
  5. Argema Cotei
  6. Argema Diana
  7. Argema Recta
  8. Argema Rieli
  9. Argema Kuhnei
  10. Argema Latona
  11. Argema Maenas
  12. Argema Besanti
  13. Argema Cometes
  14. Argema Mimosae
  15. Argema Mittrei
  16. Argema Bouvieri
  17. Argema Laotiana
  18. Argema Sinensis

Phrases ending with the word Argema:

  1. Genus Argema
  2. Rhipidia Argema

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Argema

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Google previewCalifornia Desert Flowers (2004)

An Introduction to Families, Genera, and Species by Sia Morhardt, Emil Morhardt

The Greek word argema is a disease of the eye, and the scientific name Argemone refers to an herb supposedly used as a cure tor ocular cataracts. There is no claim that this genus has any such properties. In fact, the sap of these plants is ...

Google previewThe Chemistry and Biology of Isoquinoline Alkaloids (2012)

by J.D. Phillipson, M.F. Roberts, M.H. Zenk

Argema is a white corneal ulcer and nubecula is cloudiness of the cornea. Many attempts have been made to identify the plant concerned and among the suggestions put forward have been species of Thalictrum, Papaver, Adonis, and ...

Google previewKey Environments: Madagascar (2016)

by A. Jolly, P. Oberle, R. Albignac

Argema is a clear yellow, with a few russet marks, distinguished by hindwings prolonged as two long “tails” which are especially long and narrow in the male. This nocturnal species is not rare, far from it. However it is sold commercially to such ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

argema=Gr. argema=a small ulcer in the eye, for which the argemone was believed to be a proper application.] [ARGEMA.] *A. Ordinary Language: The wild tansy.

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

argema =Gr ...

Google previewThe imperial encyclopaedic dictionary (1901)

a new and exhaustive work of reference to the English language, defining over 250,000 words, with a full account of their origin, pronunciation and use. Comprising a general encyclopaedia of art, science, invention and discovery; a gazetteer and atlas of the world; a compendious dictionary of universal biography, etc by Robert Hunter

argema; Gr. arge- mos, ...

Google previewLexicon Technicum: Or, An Universal English Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences (1725)

Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris

ARGEMA, a ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

& Lat: argema; Gr. argemos, ar. , and argema; ...

Google previewStudent's pocket medical lexicon (1881)

by Elias Longley

Argema, flr'jb-ma; a small white ulcer in the eye. Argenti Nitras, flr-jen-tj Ni -tras ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia-dictionary and Reference Handbook of the Ophthalmic Sciences (1903)

Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, and in the Readiest Form for Popular Use, the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Etymology of All the Words and Terms Used in the Ophthalmic Sciences by Robert H. Knowles, Rollin Henry Knowles

Argema (ar'-jem-ah). [Greek, argema = ulcer.] A small ulcer upon the cornea near the sclero-corneal margin, peculiar to under-fed children or those suffering from some form of dyscrasia. Argyll -jRobe ...

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession ... by John Quincy

Argema, or Argemon apoysuo, from apyos, white. A disorder of the ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Fossula, Argema, Fossette. Fotus, Fomentation—f Communis, Decoc. tum papaveris. Fougère femelle, Pteris aquilina—f. Grande, Pteris aquilina. Foulure, Sprain. Fourmi, Formica. Fourmillant, Formicant. Fourmillement, Formication. Fovea ...

Google previewDictionarium medicum universale: or, a New medical dictionary. Containing an explanation of all the terms used in physic, anatomy ... chymistry, etc (1749)

by John Barrow (teacher of mathematics.)


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Argema Mitraei. Malagasy Silk Moth

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Scrabble value of A1R1G2E1M3A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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