from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of cetonian scarabæoid beetles, having an extremely variable structure and armature of the clypeus (whence the name), comprising many Asiatic and African forms. Also written Heterorrhina.
  • n. A genus of American wrens, of the family Troglodytidœ, having the bill notched at the end, oval nostrils with incomplete septum, and tail two thirds as long as the wings. There are several species, of Mexico and the regions southward.


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