from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of the snipe family, Scolopacidæ; the curlews.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A genus of birds comprising certain of the curlews.

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Scolopacidae.

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  • noun curlews


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  • The third century Platonist, Longinus, to a degree describes Plotinus himself as a Neopythagorean, saying that Plotinus developed the exegesis of Pythagorean and Platonic first principles more clearly than his predecessors, who are identified as Numenius, his follower Cronius, Moderatus and Thrasyllus, all Neopythagoreans (Porphyry, Life of Plotinus 20).


  • Its historical significance lies mainly in that it shows how much of Plotinus 'philosophy was inspired by earlier Platonists such as Numenius, who was one of the authors read in Plotinus' seminar (Porphyry, Life of Plotinus 14.12).


  • Numenius discusses Plato's use of the character Euthyphro in the


  • However, there is no doubt that mangroves of this ecoregion are crucial to several long-distance bird migrants including ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres), spotted sandpiper (Actitis macularia), and whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) that utilize them as feeding and resting places from August through April during their extraordinary intercontinental journey.

    Rio São Francisco mangroves

  • Numenius 'system of three principles of reality, similar to Plotinus' hypostases of One,


  • This, however, does not mean that Numenius considers the demiurge to be ignorant and a less than good creator, and in this sense like the demiurge of the Gnostics, as Dillon (1977, 369) has argued.


  • The avifauna includes black stork Ciconia nigra, white stork Ciconia ciconia, golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos, greater spotted eagle A. clanga (VU), white-tailed eagle Haliaetus albicilla, great snipe Gallinaga media, corncrake Crex crex, eagle owl Bubo bubo. great grey owl Strix nebulosa and Eurasian curlew Numenius arquata.

    Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Belarus

  • Numenius 'reaction against a skeptical interpretation of Plato may have been triggered by attempts chronologically close to him, such as those by Anonymus in


  • Slender-billed curlew Numenius tenuirostris (K) has occurred on passage (28 in 1971 and one or two in 1989).

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • For Numenius the soul is immortal strictly speaking only in its essence, that is as intellect, being free from body, even the astral body or matter accumulated during its descent.



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