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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology: A large genus of common, harmless colubriform serpents; the garter-snakes, so called from their characteristic striped coloration.
  • n. A genus of cerambycid beetles: synonymous with Rhaphidopsis.
  • n. A genus of arctiid moths, having as type E. scapulosa from the Transvaal.


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