from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of rutaceous plants allied to the orange, of a single species, F. elephantum, a native of tropical India and Java.
- n. In entomology:
- n. A genus of adephagous beetles, of the family Carabidæ or giving name to the Feroniidæ. It is synonymous in part with Pæcilus of Bonelli, in part with Molops of the same author.
- n. A genus of dipterous insects.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I was much surprised at the habits of Papilio feronia.