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Definition of the noun Meleagrina

What does Meleagrina mean as a name of something?

Meleagrina is a genus of Pteriidae, described by Lamarck in 1819.

Meleagrina is a subgenus of Pteriidae, described by Lamarck in 1819.

Phrases with Meleagrina

Phrases starting with the word Meleagrina:

  1. Meleagrina Occa
  2. Meleagrina Savignyi
  3. Meleagrina Vulgaris
  4. Meleagrina Imbricata

Phrases ending with the word Meleagrina:

  1. Genus Meleagrina
  2. Venus Meleagrina
  3. Cyrina Meleagrina
  4. Pamphila Meleagrina
  5. Caloplaca Meleagrina
  6. Philobrya Meleagrina
  7. Hamanumida Meleagrina
  8. Nomocharis Meleagrina
  9. Cyclochlamys Meleagrina
  10. Species Venus Meleagrina
  11. Stylochoplana Meleagrina
  12. Species Cyrina Meleagrina

Other phrases containing the word Meleagrina:

  1. Species Meleagrina Occa
  2. Species Meleagrina Albina
  3. Species Meleagrina Savignyi
  4. Species Meleagrina Vulgaris

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Meleagrina

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1892)

by Sir George Watt

Margarita sinensis, Leach, Avicula meleagrina, Blain, and Avicula radiata, Leach. Mr. E. Smith has recently separated the Ceylon pearl oyster from Avicula (Meleagrina) raargaritifera, on the ground that it is more convex than that ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

the Meleagrina margaritifera, which is found in the water of Australia, and (b) the Meleagrina maxima of the northwest coast of Australia, which yields most of ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

A morbid product formed from the pearly nacre of the interior of the pearl mussel { Meleagrina margaritifera) and other bivalves. It is often due to the irritation caused by the presence of a grain of sand or some other foreign body lodged between ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1892)

by Sir George Watt

This name is, strictly speaking, a misnomer, since the so-called "Oyster" is in reality a mussel— Meleagrina margaritifera, Lam. It is a matter of contention whether it should remain Meleagrina as Lamarck separated it, or whether it should be ...

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

Meleagrina Cadomensis, Defr. . ..} Plagiostoma Hermanni. giganteum .... rusticum ...... semilunare. . . . . punctatum...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Meleagrina Cadomensis, Defr. . : - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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The Aviculce with shells less oblique in form, and with flatter and more equal valves, showing the posterior pedal impression blended with that of the great adductor, constitute the subgenus Meleagrina, of which the proper " pearl-oyster" (Mel.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

this goddess was identified with the large pearl oyster (Meleagrina margaritifera), which, in ancient times, was already known well and fished. A folkloric belief associates the creation of ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

The principal genera are Aviciila, Meleagrina (the pearl oyster), Malleus (the hammer-headed oyster), Perna, In which the ligament is crumpled into numerous folds, occupying uansverso grooves in the thick hinge, and the common Pinna.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Only some pearls are lustrous; the best are from the species Meleagrina vulgaris of the Persian Gulf. Cultivated pearls result from an artificially introduced irritant. The oyster is then grown in a protected environment for several years before the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1859)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

Precious pearls have been ranked as gems from a very early period ; and then, as well as now, the finest both in size and colour were obtained from the Indian Ocean, and are produced by the bivalve Meleagrina margaritzfera, Lam.

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Small photo of SOMALIA - CIRCA 1962: A stamp printed in French Somaliland shows Sea Pearl Shell Meleagrina Margaritifera, circa 1962 More...

Scrabble value of M3E1L1E1A1G2R1I1N1A1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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