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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, a genus of humming-birds, so called from the beauty of the head. E. grayi is a fine Ecuadorian species, with blue head and golden-green body.
  • In entomology, a group of tipularian or nemocerous dipterous insects, the larvæ of which have usually a well-differentiated head.

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