from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or made by means of a helioscope: as, helioscopic observations.
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Reddish grey, sometimes almost olive green in colour, with white blotches and sparse, coarse bristles, the animal has no comeliness, and yet when a herd frolics in the water, rising in unison with graceful undulatory movements for air, and the sunlight flashes in helioscopic rays from wet backs, the spectacle is rare and fine.
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