from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cut under Cepolidæ.


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  • It is from this watery serpent-fish that the Maize God was reborn, and its appearance atop this shrine situates the queen standing below at the very place of Creation and rebirth, from which she will bestow upon her kingdom her powers of fertility.

    Bearers of War and Creation

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