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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Pelliaceae — a group of liverworts.

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Examples

  • "Take your plots to Hell with you!" he roared, and like a sack of salt, he hurled the prince of Pellia far out, to fall through empty space for a hundred and fifty feet.

    Wings in the Night

  • Over all, like a phantasmal picture, he saw the dark, triumphant face of Prince Arpello of Pellia.

    Wings in the Night

  • The prince of Pellia was a broad-built man of medium height, with a dark stern face.

    Wings in the Night

  • Your responsibility is at an end when you sign this parchment, which is an abdication in favor of Prince Arpello of Pellia.

    Wings in the Night

  • He saw looting and rioting, and men-at-arms whose shields bore the insignia of Pellia, manning the towers and swaggering through the markets.

    Wings in the Night

  • Over all, like a fantasmal mirage, he saw the dark, triumphant face of Prince Arpello of Pellia.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Over all, like a fantasmal picture, he saw the dark, triumphant face of Prince Arpello of Pellia.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • ` Take your plots to hell with you! 'he roared, and like a sack of salt, he hurled the prince of Pellia far out, to fall through empty space for a hundred and fifty feet.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • While the general course of the life-history of all liverworts resembles that of _Pellia_, the three great groups into which they are divided differ from one another in the characters of both generations.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • In fig. 4, C, which represents a longitudinal section of a young embryo of _Pellia_, these archesporial cells are shaded.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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