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Petasophora

Definition of the noun Petasophora

What does Petasophora mean as a name of something?

Petasophora is a genus of Trochilidae, described by Gray in 1840.

Petasophora is a kind of Trochilidae, described by Cabanidis Heine in 1863.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

A humming-bird of the genus Petasophora. Six species are described, ranging from Mexico to Brazil and Bolivia, ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

A popular name for the genus Petasophora (q.v.). violet land-crab, a Zool: Gtoarcinus ruricola, formerly very abundant in Jamaica, and still numerous in the other sugar-producing islands of the West Indies. violet- powder, a Starch reduced to a ...

Google previewUniversal dictionary of the English language (1898)

a new and original work presenting ... every word in the English language ... and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

A popular name for the genus Petasophora (q.v.). violet land crab, >. Zool : Gecarcinus ruricola, formerly very abundant in Jamaica, and still numerous in the other sugar-producing islands of the West Indies. violet-powder, s. Starch reduced to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædic Dictionary (1888)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

A popular name for the genus Petasophora (q.v.). violet land crab, a. Zool : Gemreinus ruricofa, formerly very abundant in Jamaica, nnd still numerous in the other sugar-producing islands of the West Indies. Violet-powder, s. Starch reduced to ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

A pular name for the genus Petasophora (q. #" Violet land-crab, s. Zool.: Gecarcinus ruricola, formerly very abundant in Jamaica, and still numerous in the other sugar-producing islands of the West Indies. fate, fat, färe, amidst, whât, fall, father, ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

A humming-bird of the genus Petasophora. Six species are described, ranging from Mexico to Brazil ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

A popular name for the genus Petasophora (q.v.). Violet land-crab, s. Zool.: Gecarcinus ruricola, formerly very abundant in Jamaica, and still numerous in the other sugar-producing islands of the West Indies. violet-powder, s, Starch reduced to ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language, Containing Accurate Information Regarding the Origin, Spelling, Definition, Pronunciation, and Use of Words; Also a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of All Branches of Knowledge with Numerous Illustrations. The Entire Work Prepared and Arranged by an Editorial Staff of Distinguished American Scholars, Assisted by a Corps of Specialists Eminent in Art, Science, and Literature

A popular name for the genus Petasophora (q.v.). Violet land-crab, s. Zool.: Gecarcinus ruricola, formerly very abundant in Jamaica, and still numerous in the other sugar-producing islands of the West Indies. violet-powder, s, Starch reduced to ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

by Charles Morris

' A opular name for the genus Petasophora (q. ml). violet land-crab, s.

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Scrabble value of P3E1T1A1S1O1P3H4O1R1A1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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