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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology: A genus of zygænid moths.
  • n. A genus of polyps.
  • n. A genus of worms
  • n. A genus of North American bees, of the family Andrenidæ, having the apical joint of the antennæ spoon-shaped. There are two species, E. apacha and E. heteropoda.
  • n. In astronomy, the fifteenth planetoid, discovered at Naples by De Gasparis in 1851.

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