beroe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beroe delicately iridescent thimble-shaped ctenophores
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Beroe (Zoöl) A small, oval, transparent jellyfish, belonging to the Ctenophora.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n beroe The typical genus of ctenophorans of the family Beroidæ. B. forskali is an example. The species are of the size and shape of a small lemon. The genus was formerly of much greater extent than now, including species now referred to other families, as Cydippe, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Beroe, one of the Oceanidæ Gr. ,: cf. F. beroé,

Usage

In literature:

And yet close behind her, a little to the left, was Bero on his knees too, at his pater nosters.
"Mae Madden" by Mary Murdoch Mason
Beroe, nurse of Semele.
"Legends of Charlemagne" by Thomas Bulfinch
There are countless millions of Beroes in the Arctic regions, where the sea is in some parts colored by them for miles and miles.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 4, February 1878" by Various
The beroe is a most active being, its habits conforming to the organisation with which it is endowed.
"Chambers' Edinburgh Journal" by Various
In the year 1434, on the Feast of the Conception of the Glorious Virgin Mary, was invested Brother Bero, a Clerk, of Amsterdam.
"The Chronicle of the Canons Regular of Mount St. Agnes" by Thomas a Kempis
And Philemouth and Beros with the Eruli who were under them came into the territory of Chorzianene, not far from the camp of Martinus.
"History of the Wars, Books I and II (of 8)" by Procopius
E'en venerable Beroe, once blest With rank, and children and a noble name.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
Juno, incensed against Semele for her intrigue with Jupiter, takes the form of Beroe, the more easily to ensure her revenge.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
ALLMAN, G. I.: 1862, Note on the Phosphorescence of Beroe.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
Suddenly all was silent, and Beroes rose slowly in the air, higher than the heads of the priests there attending.
"The Pharaoh and the Priest" by Alexander Glovatski
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In news:

Family and friends may call today, Thursday (Oct 11) from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the McGuigan & Bero Funeral Home, 45 High St, Geneva.
Sarah Benedict(cq) and her 3-month-old son Andrew Bero(cq), outside their home in Hinsdale, Tuesday May 22, 2012.
Bekyarov had been accused of by Litex players of favoring their Beroe foes in a 1-1 tie.
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