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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A burrowing crustacean of the family Hippidæ. See cut under Hippa.
  • n. Some hymenopterous insect that digs in the sand, as a digger-wasp; a sand-wasp: a loose popular use.
  • n. Any member of the Galgulidæ.


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