from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Caligula Originally Gaius Claudius Caesar Germanicus. A.D. 12-41. Emperor of Rome (37-41) who succeeded his adoptive father, Tiberius. After a severe illness, he displayed the ruthlessness, extravagance, and megalomania that led to his assassination.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ornithology, a boot; an ocreate or fused tarsal envelop.
- n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of lepidopterous insects.
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- n. Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated (12-41)
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