Avarous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Avarous ăv"ȧ*rŭs Avaricious.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • avarous Covetous; avaricious: as, “the erle avarous,” Piers Plowman.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. avarus,

Usage

In literature:

The conquerors of the Avars solicit our alliance; shall we dread their fugitives and exiles?
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
V. He retaliated on the Avars, or Huns of Pannonia, the same calamities which they had inflicted on the nations.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
Moliere had not written his scene in "L'Avare" then.
"The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
The Avars took it in 640 by stratagem, disguising themselves as Romans.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
The Avars, Siamese, and Cingalese fix it B.C.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
He ordered them delivered at the request of Kron Avar and Tovan Harl.
"To Choke an Ocean" by Jesse F. (Jesse Franklin) Bone
The Ostrogoths overran it in 489; in 535 it was annexed by Justinian; in 568 it was conquered by the Avars.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
The Avar consented; and having become master of the important stronghold, he married Romilda.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
The Huns, for instance, and the Avars appeared in the 6th century, and the Mongols in the 13th.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
We find the moral among French, Italians, Avars, Russians; among people of Mahommedan, Greek, and Catholic religion.
"Popular Tales" by Charles Perrault
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In news:

Kptm.com ESET Shines at AVAR Conference: CRO Juraj Malcho Selected as WildList Reporter of the Year.
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In science:

The stochastic limits multiplied with the convergence rate will be denoted AVAR and ACOV for asymptotic variance and covariance, respectively.
Inference for Multi-Dimensional High-Frequency Data: Equivalence of Methods, Central Limit Theorems, and an Application to Conditional Independence Testing
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