from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek antiquity, an altar; particularly, the small altar of Dionysus which occupied the central point of the orchestra of the Greek theater, and was a visible token of the religious character of the dramatic representations.
- n. [capitalized] [NL. (Fabricius, 1808).] In entomology, a genus of hesperian butterflies, or skippers. T. alveolus is the grizzled skipper, a British species.
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