Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of African, Indian, and Oriental picarian birds, of the family Coraciidæ, having the bill dilated and the coloration lilac or blue; the broad-billed rollers.

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Examples

  • Its Latin name is Satan eurystomus, again for the skeptical, but spelunkers know these fish as blindcats.

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  • The aquatic vertebrates endemic to the Plateau include the widemouth blindcat (Satan eurystomus), San Marcos salamander (Eurycea nana), Comal blind salamander (Eurycea tridentifera), Texas blind salamander (Typhlomolge rathbuni), Blanco blind salamander (Typhlomolge robusta), and the Texas salamander (Eurycea neotenes).

    Edwards Plateau savanna

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