Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Spotted with white: as, the white-spotted pinion, Calymnia diffinis, a British noctuid; the white-spotted pug, Enpithecia albopunctata, a British geometrid moth.
“The undulations of a wolf eel are mirrored in a wave, and a white-spotted boxfish is emphasized by painterly slashes of yellow.”
“The cover did it for me of course, I've always had a thing about girls in white-spotted red dresses, but then I gulped in pleasure when I saw the photograph of The Village Sweet Shop.”
“Millions of orange butterflies, with black and white-spotted wings, whether flying overhead or, as on cooler days, clinging apparently lifeless to the grey-green fir trees in such numbers that the trees appear to be in blossom, are an absolutely unforgettable sight.”
“A Piranha Plant, known as Packun Flower in Japan, is a Venus fly trap-like enemy, almost always portrayed as a leafy, green stalk topped with a white-spotted red globe, almost bisected by a white lip mouth with razor-sharp teeth.”
“I made poor Misterpie look down my throat, and though he always says he can never see anything, he spotted the swollen, red, white-spotted tonsils that declare a nice infection. yay.”
“A few days earlier the Essex Moth Group had set traps in the not-so-distant Chalkeney Wood and caught no fewer than eight white-spotted pinions, now scarce because of the effects of Dutch elm disease.”
“The moth we most desired that night was the white-spotted pinion, Cosmia diffinis.”
“Seasonal Passage by Susan Peterson one of these days horses will come out of the dark woods opening, black brown white-spotted tossing long manes like rivers of clouds, trailing across my icy autumn field crunch of corn stubble warm steamy snorts in frigid air avoiding twisted wire entering the gate, the old bleached wood lean-to and it will be winter”
“There are 10 salmonid fish such as chum, pink and masu salmon Onchorhyncus keta, O. gorbuscha and O. masu, Dolly Varden char Salvelinus malma, white-spotted char Salvelinus leucomaenis, and Japanese hucho Hucho perryi.”
“Poisonous snakes include the banded-coral snake Maticora intestinalis, the red headed krait, Bungarus flaviceps and the white-spotted cat snake Boigo drapiezii.”
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