from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, a genus of orthopterous insects, of the family Locustidæ, synonymous in part with Orchelimum.
- n. In ichthyology, a genus of blennioid fishes: so called by Girard in 1859. Being preoccupied in entomology, the name has been changed to Xiphister (which see).
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