from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology: A genus of bombycid moths, of the family Limacodidæ, peculiar to North and South America. The species are often merged in Limacodes.
  • n. A genus of longicorn beetles, of the family Cerambycidæ, confined to the Malay archipelago.
  • n. A genus of dragon-flies, of the family Libellulidæ, containing only North American species.
  • n. In botany, a genus of plants of the family Diospyraceæ.


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