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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Estrildidae.
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Alciati had compiled the first emblem book (Emblema - tum liber, Augsburg, 1531).
The Greekes call it Emblema, the Italiens Impresa, and we, a Deuice, such as a man may put into letters of gold and sende to his mistresse for a token, or cause to be embrodered in scutchions of armes, or in any bordure of a rich garment to giue by his noueltie maruell to the beholder.
They are joined on the stand by the prestigious Thesis Emblema equipped with the powerful 3.2