Iulus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Iulus (Zoöl) A genus of chilognathous myriapods. The body is long and round, consisting of numerous smooth, equal segments, each of which bears two pairs of short legs. It includes the galleyworms. See Chilognatha.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n iulus See Julus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., down, Gr. down, centipede

Usage

In literature:

Ascanius then, Now call'd Iulus, shall begin his reign.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
He was accompanied by his son IULUS and a number of brave followers.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
The Julia (Iulia) Gens, to which Caesar belonged, traced their deecent from Venus through Iulus, the son of AEneas.
"Plutarch's Lives Volume III." by Plutarch
But in the meanwhile Mnestheus and Achates and Iulus led AEneas to the camp, leaning on his spear.
"The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Various
Uprose Creusa, desolate and drear, Iulus' peril, and a plundered home.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
Iulus, or Ascanius, 8.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Ascanius left a son whose name was Iulus, while AEneas Silvius was Lavinia's heir.
"Romulus, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
Unto whom giv'st thou Iulus' life, Thy father's, yea and mine withal, that once was called thy wife?
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Ascanius was also called Ilus and Iulus, and the Julian gens claimed to be descended from him.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
In some species of Iulus the tarsi of the male are furnished with membranous suckers for the same purpose.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition)" by Charles Darwin
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