Definitions

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  • adj. Scott (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms having English names of the form "Scott's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Scott.

Examples

  • I confess that I have wondered whether Attacotti isn't just a made-up name meaning 'opposite the Scotti', though, like `ad scotti', not that that would be grammatical but you see where I'm going with it.

    Attacotti

  • Weka Gallirallus australis scotti were introduced from New Zealand in the mid 1800s as a source of food for the sealers.

    MacQuarie Island, Australia

  • Extant endemics on Rakiura and its offshore islets include subspecies of southern robin (Petroica australis rakiura), weka (Gallirallus australis scotti), and fernbird (Bowdleria punctata stewartiana), as well as a leaf-veined slug, a Paryphanta spp., and the harlequin gecko (Hoplodactylus nebulosis).

    Rakiura Island temperate forests

  • _Philodryas scotti_ of naturalists, a not uncommon Argentine snake, and recognized it as the same species as the one found coiled up on my little sister's rug and presumably as my mysterious black serpent.

    Far Away and Long Ago

  • Mrs. Candy Corn (message) 414 posts, Helper bee ahahahahah. my face! too funny. we are still savoring our bee-scotti!

    Weddingbee

  • On today's show An investigation of Taser use by Police in Allegheny County, The America's Army video game recruits children while generating profits for private software companies, A special segment of 2.3 Million and Rising, A local activist describes the police repression faced by protesters at the Republican National Convention, A flotilla of kayaks challenge the world's largest pipeline laying ship off the west coast of Ireland, and more in our local and global headlines pittsburgh: more on Nagasaki day at CMU's Software Engineering Institute blast furnace radio / vincent scotti eirene 2008-08-18 8: 54 PM

    Pittsburgh Indymedia

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