from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, a genus of dipterous insects.
- n. In conchology, a genus of pulmonate gastropods, of the family Helicidæ.
- n. In ornithology: A genus of American warblers, proposed by Swainson in 1827, for many years in use, and giving name to the family Sylvicolidæ.
- n. A genus of Old World warblers, based by Eyton upon Sylvia sylvicola, the wood-warbler, now known as Phylloscopus sibilatrix.
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