from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants of tropical India, allied to and resembling the orange-tree, but with trifoliate leaves.
  • noun A genus of brachyurous decapodous crustaceans, or crabs, of which a species, Ægle rufopunctata, is found in Mauritius and the Philippine islands.
  • noun A genus of mollusks. Oken, 1815. See Pneumodermon.
  • noun A genus of lepidopterous insects.


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