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Definition of the noun Cyphocrana

What does Cyphocrana mean as a name of something?

Cyphocrana is a genus of Phasmatidae, described by Peletier de Saint Fargeau & Serville in 1828.

Phrases with Cyphocrana

Phrases starting with the word Cyphocrana:

  1. Cyphocrana Gigas
  2. Cyphocrana Empusa
  3. Cyphocrana Bauvoisi
  4. Cyphocrana Beauvoisi
  5. Cyphocrana Microptera

Phrase ending with the word Cyphocrana:

  1. Genus Cyphocrana

Other phrases containing the word Cyphocrana:

  1. Species Cyphocrana Gigas
  2. Species Cyphocrana Empusa
  3. Species Cyphocrana Bauvoisi
  4. Species Cyphocrana Beauvoisi
  5. Species Cyphocrana Microptera

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cyphocrana

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Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Cyphocrana gigas (fig. 92), from the Moluccas, is ten inches long. The foliaceous expansions upon the feet of the genus Phyllium (P. siccifolium,fig. 89), and the shape and color of the wings, give it the appearance of a leaf, whence its scientific name, that of walking leaf, sometimes given to it in English. Bacteria femorata, figured in Say's American Entomology, is found from Pennsylvania to Carolina, upon chestnut trees, the leaves of which it eats. The eggs resemble certain seeds ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

walking-stick A kind of walking-stick, the large "::" Diura or Cyphocrana titan, 6 or 8 inches long, a native of New South Wales. walking- sword (wā'king-sörd), n. Same as city sword (which see, under city). wall walking- ticket (wā'king-tik'et), n. An order to leave; dismissal. [Colloq.] walking-twig (wā' king-twig), n.

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Scrabble value of C3Y4P3H4O1C3R1A1N1A1

The value of this 10-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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