from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gulf ofParia An inlet of the Caribbean Sea between Trinidad and the northeast coast of Venezuela.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small genus of leaf-beetles of the family Chrysomelidæ of North American and eastern Asiatic distribution. The larva of P. aterrima is the strawberry root-borer of the United States.
  • n. [lowercase] A beetle of this genus.
  • n. A genus of mollusks.


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