- Podophthalmus vigil
- Sentinel Sen"ti*nel, n. [F. sentinelle (cf. It. sentinella);
probably originally, a litle path, the sentinel's beat,, and
a dim. of a word meaning, path; cf. F. sente path. L. semita;
and OF. sentine, sentele, senteret, diminutive words. Cf.
1. One who watches or guards; specifically (Mil.), a soldier
set to guard an army, camp, or other place, from surprise,
to observe the approach of danger, and give notice of it;
The sentinels who paced the ramparts. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]
2. Watch; guard. [Obs.] ``That princes do keep due sentinel.'' --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.