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- n. A metrical foot of three long syllables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A foot of three long syllables.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. [lowercase; pl. molossi (-ī).] In classical pros., a foot of three long syllables.
- n. In mammalogy, the typical and leading genus of Molossinæ.
- n. In conchology, a genus of mollusks.
There are only two species of native bats on San Andrés Island, Artibeus jamaicensis and Molossus molossus.
Bufoides and Glyphoglossus comprise single species: the Khasi Hills toad (B. meghalayanus, EN) is known from only a few sites in northeastern India, while the last-mentioned (G. molossus) is localized but widespread in the hotspot.
The first three words are an example of three-syllable foot with three stresses, known as a molossus.
For your _molossus_, of all three long, ye haue a member of wordes also and specially most of your participles actiue, as
Mr. Fabian kneeled like a dactyle: Mr. Jeremiah kneeled like a spondee, or rather like a molossus.
M. molossus should profit from group hunting particularly strongly as their constant-frequency echolocation calls can travel over a long distance, increasing the area that can be covered but are not well suited for accurate prey localization.
M. molossus direct detection distance of a single 3. 5-7 mm insect is estimated to be
Molossus molossus during their entire nocturnal foraging periods and assessed the percentage of time spent foraging in groups.
Molossus molossus, benefits from group foraging may have been an important driving force for the evolution of stable social groups.
M. molossus does not forage for single prey items as assumed in the detection distance estimate, but for swarms which should be detectable from a farther distance even if this would still be much less than the hearing distance.