from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, an old book-name of various birds, among them the roller, Coracias garrula.
  • n. [capitalized] In entomology, the typical genus of bugs of the family Galgulid√¶, of heavy build, with large prominent eyes, hollowed beneath to receive the short stout antenn√¶. The genus is exclusively American. G. oculatus is an example.


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