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Definition of the noun Duessa

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Duessa is a genus of Tortricidae, described by Clarke in 1976.


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.

Phrases with Duessa

Phrases starting with the word Duessa:

  1. Duessa Atriplaga
  2. Duessa Marquesana
  3. Duessa Phaeostropha
  4. Duessa Pleurogramma

Phrases ending with the word Duessa:

  1. Genus Duessa
  2. Arhopala Duessa
  3. Napeogenes Duessa
  4. Species Napeogenes Duessa

Other phrases containing the word Duessa:

  1. Species Duessa Atriplaga
  2. Species Duessa Marquesana
  3. Species Duessa Pleurogramma

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Google previewEssay 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.

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

dueSSA—see. DEMON ...

Google previewEncyclopædia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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.] ...

Google previewA New General Biographical Dictionary (1857)

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, ...

Google previewLondon 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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