Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gymnosomatous pteropods, typical of the family Clionidæ. C. borealis swarms in northern seas, constituting a great part of the food of whales, and hence known as whale's-food or brit. There are other species, as C. papilionacea, which occasionally occurs on the eastern coast of the United States. Originally called
Clio. See Clio, 2 .
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A genus of naked pteropods. One species (Clione papilonacea), abundant in the Arctic Ocean, constitutes a part of the food of the Greenland whale. It is sometimes incorrectly called
“Don't let the innocent, angelic look fool you, though - the clione is a vicious demon come feeding time.”
“Anyway, received some amazing presents from clione.”
“Deathfalcon and clione, it was great talking about comics, getting ripped off on returns, eBay and warranties.”
“Posts: 2677 clione Today is my Birthday; I am 24 years of age this day.”
“Bitchacho Hey, I unsuspended your accounts after about 25 mins for Ravenous and 15 mins for clione.”
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“Posts: 26 clione Happy 22nd Birthday Clione. this is a copy / paste from the latest purchases thread, i got lazy and posted my latest purchase with the left overs from my birthday i forgot to post in the previous pics ... no wonder it looked like i got such little stuff for my bday. i'd put all this stuff away in my cabinets and whatever so it kind of blended in and i forgot about it when i took pics before. and happy birthday to thatgamerswifey and Clione for today / yesterday / tomorrow depending on how you look at it just realised i forgot to mention a lot of things i got for my birthday in my previous pic the above alcohol (to those of you who are unaware, bombora is a $15 alternative to malibu that a lot of my friends all buy) i also have about half a slabs worth of beer left over and a few other random drinks people left behind.”
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