Silpha

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Silpha sil′fa a genus of clavicorn beetles, the carrion-beetles.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. silphē, a beetle.

Usage

In literature:

Cetonia philipsii (Schizorhina Kirby) Silpha lachrymosa (Ptomaphila Hope).
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Silpha americana (Family Silphidae).
"Studies in Spermatogenesis" by Nettie Maria Stevens
And Silpha Leas mayde bare Iacob a sonne.
"The First Boke of Moses called Genesis" by William Tyndale
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