Myxa
Myxa \Myx"a\, n. [L., a lamp nozzle, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) The distal end of the mandibles of a bird. [1913 Webster]

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  • MYXA — apud Martialem l. 14. Epigramm. 41. cuius lemma Lucerna polymyacos: Illustrem cum tota meis convivia flammis, Totque geram myxas, una lucerna vocor. idem, quod ἐλλύχνιον est, seu fomes lychni et lucernae, EErant autem Myxae lychnorum, formae… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • myxa — pel·o·myxa; pro·teo·myxa; …   English syllables

  • -myxa — ˈmiksə noun combining form (plural myxa) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek myxa lampwick, nasal slime : one or ones consisting of or resembling slime in taxonomic names especially in protozoology Chlamydo …   Useful english dictionary

  • myxa — (mi ksa) s. f. Terme de zoologie. Partie du sommet de la mandibule des oiseaux, qui est produite par la réunion des branches ou gnathidies. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Terme grec signifiant narine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • myxa — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cordia myxa — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Cordia myxa — slyvinis širdamedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agurklinių šeimos maistinis, vaisinis, vaistinis augalas (Cordia myxa), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Cordia myxa angl. Assyrian plum; sapistan; sebesten plum; Sudan teak… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • CORDIA MYXA L. - СЕБЕСТЕН — см. 800. Кустарник. C. myxa L. Себестен Sp. pl. (1753) 273. Dalziel (1937) 427. Irvine (1948) 232, f.; (1949) 437. S y n. C. sebestena Forsk.; C. domestica Roth. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. Assirian plum, sapistan; Египет sebesten. P а с п р. Афр …   Справочник растений

  • Cordia Myxa — Sebesten Se*bes ten (s[ e]*b[e^]s t[e^]n), n. [Ar. sebest[=a]n the tree: cf. Sp. sebesten.] (Bot.) The mucilaginous drupaceous fruit of two East Indian trees ({Cordia Myxa}, and {Cordia latifolia}), sometimes used medicinally in pectoral diseases …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cordia myxa — ID 21272 Symbol Key COMY Common Name Assyrian plum Family Boraginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL Growth Habit Shrub, Tree Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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