from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of humming-birds, containing about 18 species, which have downy puffs or muffs about the legs, whence the name. Reichenbach, 1849 Also Eriopus.
  • n. In entomology, a genus of large beetles, of the family Lucanid√¶, of which more than 12 species, from Australia, the East Indies, the Moluccas, and Java, have been described.


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