from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In entomology, a large and wide-spread genus of ladybirds of the family Coccinellidæ, comprising species of small size, inconspicuous coloration, and short antennæ.
- noun In ichthyology, a genus of sharks, typical of the family Scymnidæ.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
(εὐσχήμως), ‘dulice’ (δουλικῶς), [so ‘scymnus’ by Lucretius], none of which, I believe, are employed except by him; ‘mastigias’ and