Anomala

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Anomala genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anomala A genus of lamellicorn beetles, of the family Scarabœidœ, having 9-jointed antennæ and margined elytra. There are several species, such as the European A. vitis and the American A. lucicola, injurious to the grape.
    • n anomala A genus of bivalve mollusks, of the family Corbiculidœ: synonymous with Egeta.
    • n anomala [Used as a plural.] A group of decapod crustaceans, including the Hippidœ and Paguridæ: an inexact synonym of Anomura.
    • n anomala plural A tribe of brachyurous crustaceans containing the families Dromidæ, Homolidæ, and Raninidæ.
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Usage

In literature:

Febris anomala in febriculam continuam mutata.
"Travels Through France and Italy" by Tobias Smollett
Therefore, to us, resistance to this disease (Cryptosporella anomala) seems of paramount importance.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Containing Syphilis, Yaws, Sivvens, Elephantiasis, and the Anomala confounded with them.
"Observations on Madness and Melancholy" by John Haslam
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In science:

Debido a esto, la aceleraci´on an´omala del Pioneer ha motivado el inter´es de los investigadores por encontrar explicaciones que puedan echar luz sobre las fuerzas que act´uan en el Sistema Solar exterior o una pista para descubrir nuevas leyes naturales.
The Anomalous Acceleration of the Pioneer Spacecrafts
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