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Dipsas

Definition of the noun Dipsas

What does Dipsas mean as a name of something?

Dipsas is a genus of Colubridae, described by Laurenti in 1768.

Dipsas is a genus of Mollusca, described by Leach in 1814.

Dipsas is a genus of Lycaenidae, described by Westwood in 1851.

Dipsas is a genus of Lepidoptera, described by Doubleday in 1847.

Dipsas is a genus of Mollusca, described by Rafinesque in 1820.

Dipsas is a genus of Dipsadidae.

Dipsas is a genus of Mollusca (awaiting allocation), described by Rafinesque in 1820.

Phrases with Dipsas

Phrases starting with the word Dipsas:

  1. Dipsas Boops
  2. Dipsas copei
  3. Dipsas oreas
  4. Dipsas Boydii
  5. Dipsas Cyanea
  6. Dipsas Gokool
  7. Dipsas indica
  8. Dipsas Medici
  9. Dipsas neivai
  10. Dipsas Ornata
  11. Dipsas pratti
  12. Dipsas Andiana
  13. Dipsas bicolor
  14. Dipsas Cenchoa
  15. Dipsas Cynodon
  16. Dipsas elegans
  17. Dipsas gaigeae
  18. Dipsas incerta

Phrases ending with the word Dipsas:

  1. genus Dipsas
  2. Erocha Dipsas

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dipsas

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Google previewOvid, Amores (Book 1) (2016)

by William Turpin

Dipsas is an old woman and a lena, a stock character of the comic stage variously translated as “bawd,” “procuress,” “brothel-keeper,” or “madam.” A better translation might be “panderess” (if the word were used these days) or perhaps ...

Google previewWord and Self Estranged in English Texts, 1550–1660 (2016)

by L.E. Semler

even as a partly ridiculous character, Dipsas is an ambiguous and unsettling figure of warning about the ravages of...

Google previewEarly Christians and Animals (2002)

by Robert M. Grant

13 Dipsas is a kind of asp, in Latin situla because the one bitten dies of thirst. 153 ...

Google previewIsidore of Seville's Etymologies: Complete English Translation (2005)

The dipsas is a kind of asp which is called situla in Latin because the person bitten dies of thirst, sitis.84 Hypnalis is a kind of asp, so-called because it kills by sleep. Cleopatra 85 pressed this kind to herself, and died by a death which was like ...

Google previewThe Serpent's Tale (2000)

Snakes in Folklore and Literature by Gregory McNamee

The Dipsas is a species of asp which is called a " water bucket" in Latin, because anybody whom it bites dies of thirst. The Hypnale ...

Google previewThe Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago (2001)

by Hans E. A. Boos

Dipsas is a good species or will remain a subspecies; the questionable occurrence in Trinidad of Chironius scurrulus, which is based on a single specimen, must be settled; are the color forms of Mastigodryas found on the off- shore islands ...

Google previewA Select Collection of Old Plays (1825)

In 12 Volumes

It giveth both inwards and outwards a clearer light “ then glasse, and for this respect is better than either glasse or * Dipsas! The Dipsas is the fire drake, a serpent 36 : Tri E M A LCO N TENT, ...

Google previewA Select Collection of Old Plays: The malcontent; All fools; Eastward hoe; The revenger's tragedy; The dumb knight (1825)

by Robert Dodsley

It giveth both inwards and outwards a clearer light “ then glasse, and for this respect is better than either glasse or * Dipsas! The Dipsas is the fire drake, a serpent 36 THE MALCONTENT , [Act 1.

Google previewEuphues (1916)

by John Lyly

Dipsas is the name of an old enchantress in Lyly's Endymion.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

DIPROTODON—DIPSAS. DIPROTODON, n. dip-rJt'E-dén [Gr. dis, twice; protoe, first; and odous or odonta, a tooth]: a gigantic fossil animal, nearly related to the kangaroo, found in the Upper Tertiary beds of Australia. DIPRo'rooon'rm, -shi-a, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Dipsas irregularis. they ascend trees for prey. They have usually posterior grooved teeth, and a slender, attenuated, ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1897)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

Dipsas irregularis. they ascend trees for prey. They have usually posterior grooved teeth, and a slender, attenuated, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: A work of Universal Reference in all Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World (1906)

Dipsas irregularis. they ascend trees for prey. They have usually posterior grooved teeth, and a slender, attenuated, and strongly compressed form, with a distinct short tail, ...

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

DIPSAS. TERDt DIPUS. DIRECT. DIRGE. DIRT. DISABUSE. DISADORN. bis- ADORN. DISADVANTAGE. DIPLOMACY. D1PROSIA. DIPLOPOGON, in Botany, a family of the class Triandria, order Digynia, natural order GraminetE. Generic ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Dipsas,dip′sas,n. asnakewhosebite was believed tocause intense thirst:a genusof nonvenomous snakes.

Google previewA General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1804)

For the Use of Schools, Foreigners, &c. on the Plan of Mr. Sheridan by Stephen Jones

DIPSAS,. (dip-sis). s. a. serpent. whose. bits. produces. unquenchable. tuirii,. DIP TOTE, (dip'-tóte) f. a noun confosting of two cases only. D: P FYCK, (dip'-tik) s. a register of bishops and martyrs. D!RE, (dire) a. dreadful, dismal, horrible.

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Scrabble value of D2I1P3S1A1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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