from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, an old book-name of various birds, among them the roller, Coracias garrula.
  • n. [capitalized] In entomology, the typical genus of bugs of the family Galgulidæ, of heavy build, with large prominent eyes, hollowed beneath to receive the short stout antennæ. The genus is exclusively American. G. oculatus is an example.


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