from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of sand - snakes of the family Erycidæ. E. jaculus is a European and Asiatic representative; E. johni is an Indian species. Daudin, about 1800.
- n. In entomology, a genus of beetles, of the family Tenebrionidæ: synonymous with Cistella.
- n. A genus of bivalve mollusks.
- n. A genus of crustaceans. Also Erix.
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