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Definition of the noun Duessa
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Duessa is a genus of Tortricidae, described by Clarke in 1976.
- synonym: genus Duessa
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Lepidoptera
- family: Tortricidae
Duessa a.k.a. Noduliferola is a genus of tortrix moths belonging to the tribe Eucosmini of subfamily Olethreutinae. The known species range from East Asia to Polynesia.
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Essay on the life and writings of Edmund Spenser [by Philip Masterman] Introductory observations on The faerie queene [by George Hillard] Faerie queene. book I-II (1849)
by Edmund Spenser
– Duessa.] Duessa means double-minded, and is the true name of the woman attending the knight under the assumed name of Fidessa. * Origane, wild marjoram. * Decay, destruction. * Then, than. C. II. THE FAERIE QUEENE.
by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
dueSSA—see. DEMON ...
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
Duessa. addresses. Night,. O thou most ancient grandmother of all ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
— Under finple shew, and semblant plain, Durks false Duessa, secretly unseen. F. Queen. Full lively is the semålant. Spenser. * SEMBLATIVE. adj. [from semblant.] ...
by Hugh James Rose
That the red-cross knight designates the militant Christian, whom Una, the true church, loves, whom Duessa, the type of popery, seduces, who is reduced almost to despair, but rescued by the intervention of Una, and the assistance of Faith, Hope, and Charity, is what no one feels any difficulty in acknowledging, but what every one may easily read the poem without perceiving or remembering. In an allegory conducted with such propriety, and concealed or revealed with so much art, ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Fair Una to the red cross knight Betrothed is with joy; Though False Duessa, ...
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Scrabble value of D2U1E1S1S1A1
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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