Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In entomology, a genus of adephagous beetles, of the family Carabidæ.
  • noun In ornithology, a genus of American hawks of small size, related to the kites.

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  • The true-bred eagle is the largest of all eagles; it is larger than the phene; is half as large again as the ordinary eagle, and has yellow plumage; it is seldom seen, as is the case with the so-called cymindis.

    The History of Animals

  • The cymindis is seldom seen, as it lives on mountains; it is black in colour, and about the size of the hawk called the

    The History of Animals

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