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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, a genus of orthopterous insects, of the family Locustid√¶, synonymous in part with Orchelimum.
  • n. In ichthyology, a genus of blennioid fishes: so called by Girard in 1859. Being preoccupied in entomology, the name has been changed to Xiphister (which see).


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