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Definition of the noun Castrica

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Castrica is a genus of Arctiidae, described by Schaus in 1896.

Castrica is a kind, described by Schaus in 1896.


    Castrica is a genus of moth in the family Arctiidae.

    Phrases with Castrica

    1. Castrica Oweni
    2. Castrica Sordidior
    3. Castrica Phalaenoides
    4. Genus Castrica

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    Google previewThe Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs (1844)

    Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry by Cuthbert William Johnson

    Castrica.) The famous Kentucky blue-grass, Dr. Darlington says, is the Poa pratensis, smoothstalked meadow-grass; green grass; (Plate 5, h) decidedly the most valuable of all the American pasture grasses. It comes in spontaneously, in all rich, calcareous soils. The best time for sowing, says a writer in the Western Farmer and Gardener, is as soon as you can get ready after October; or any time before the middle of March. Old fields, on which the sun can exert full power, produce blue ...

    Google previewDictionary of American Family Names (2003)

    by Patrick Hanks

    Italian: possibly from Old Italian castrica ' shrike', presumably a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird in some way.

    Google previewThe American Farmer's Encyclopedia ... By Gouverneur Emerson, of Pennsylvania, Upon the Basis of Johnson's Farmer's Encyclopedia (1857)

    by Gouverneur Emerson

    (Flora Castrica.) INDURATED (Lat. induro). A term implying that a substance naturally soft is hardened. It is a term frequently used in botanical works to signify the above-mentioned change. INERT VEGETABLE MATTER. The inert vegetable matters of the soil are those which decompose very slowly, and consequently afford ...

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    Scrabble value of C3A1S1T1R1I1C3A1

    The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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