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Definition of the noun Dellia

What does Dellia mean as a name of something?

Dellia is a genus of Acrididae, described by Stål in 1878.


Dellia: The gens Dellia was a plebeian family of equestrian rank at Rome. It is known chiefly from a single individual, Quintus Dellius, an eques, who served successively with Dolabella, Cassius, and Marcus Antonius. Shortly before the Battle of Actium, having been sent to collect auxiliaries, he deserted to Octavian, perhaps motivated by his fear of Cleopatra, whom he had offended. He wrote a history of the war against the Parthians, with whom he had fought under Antonius. Although the history is entirely lost, it is believed to be the source for Plutarchus' account of that war. Dellius is probably the same person to whom Horatius dedicated the third ode of his second book.

Phrases with Dellia

Phrases starting with the word Dellia:

  1. Dellia Maroona
  2. Dellia Bayahibe
  3. Dellia Insulana
  4. Dellia Karstica
  5. Dellia Gemmicula
  6. Dellia Monticola
  7. Dellia Multicolor
  8. Dellia Dominicensis
  9. Dellia Roseomaculata

Phrase ending with the word Dellia:

  1. Genus Dellia

Other phrases containing the word Dellia:

  1. Species Dellia Maroona
  2. Species Dellia Bayahibe
  3. Species Dellia Karstica
  4. Species Dellia Gemmicula
  5. Species Dellia Monticola
  6. Species Dellia Multicolor
  7. Species Dellia Dominicensis
  8. Species Dellia Roseomaculata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dellia

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

VAN DELLIA, a genus of plants belonging to the class didynamia. See BoTANY Index. VAN-DIEMEN's LAND. See DıEMEN. VAN DYCK, SIR ANTHONY, a celebrated painter, was born at Antwerp in the year 1599. After giving early proofs of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice (1899)

Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases

— Where the indictment charged the assault to have teen made on " Dellia Weaver" and the proof showed that it was made on " Delia Weaver" there was held to be a fatal variance. Vance v. State, 65 Ind. 460. Detective Affidavit.

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

WAN DELLIA. of inhabitants is 3,350. Vallery is 4% leagues from Abbeville, West- North-West. VALLESIA, in Botany, a genus dedicated by Ruiz and Pavon to T. Vallesio, physician to Philip II of Spain. It belongs to the class Pentandria, order ...

Google previewLoudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants (1880)

Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous To, Cultivated In, Or Introduced Into Britain. New Impression, Ed. by Mrs. Loudon, Assisted by George Don and David Wooster by John Claudius Loudon


Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

Dellia, or Lelia, a place of Africa, near C. Cornelia and the river Bagradas, according to Mela.–C. Dan, a place of Paleitine, between Zerah and Eshtaol, in the tribe of Dan, where the fpirit of the Lord began to move Samfom. Judges xiii. 25.

Google previewA Large Dictionary (1677)

In Three Parts by Thomas Holyoke

Pedes tegere: Hebrza mo dellia eli ventris onus deponere. 1 Pedes pul verilati Curia. The Соте] Pipoua'ert. Ea eli, qua: in Nundìnis confiituitur, ad Nundinalìum rixas, litéfque celerrlmè componendas. A Gall. Pied; галит ‚ quod tranfeuutes ...

Google previewThe American encyclopædic dictionary (1897)

by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter

roxburghiana, and Kan- dellia rheedii. They are valuable for tanning. (Prof. Watt.) mangrove-hen, *. Omith. : Rallus longirostris, a South ...

Google previewAmerican encyclopedic dictionary (1897)

by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage

roxburghiana, and Kan- dellia rheedii. They are valuable for tanning. (Prof. Watt.) mangrove-hen, s. Omith.: Rallus longirostri*, a South ...

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Scrabble value of D2E1L1L1I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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