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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of mollusks of the family Chitonidæ, or chitons.
  • n. A genus of saw-flies of the hymenopterous family Tenthredinidæ and subfamily Lydinæ, having one marginal cell on the fore wings, the male antennæ pectinate, the female serrate, and the lanceolate cell with a cross-vein.
  • n. A genus of plant-bugs of the heteropterous family Capsidæ.
  • n. A genus of iguanoid lizards.
  • n. A genus of terrestrial columbine birds of the subfamily Gourinæ: a synonym of Goura.


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