Chelura
Chelura Che*lu"ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. chhlh` claw + o'yra` tail.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine amphipod crustacea, which bore into and sometimes destroy timber. [1913 Webster]

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  • chelura — che·lu·ra …   English syllables

  • chelura — kəˈlu̇rə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from chel + ura : a genus of marine amphipod Crustacea that bore into and sometimes destroy timber …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Сверлящие животные — животные, проделывающие ходы и отверстия в твердых частях других животных, например в раковинах (табл. рис. 3), полипняках, а также в дереве, горных породах, глине и т. п. Сверление обуславливается или движениями тела, или выделением разъедающих… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Aix sponsa — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alauda arborea — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anemone nemorosa — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • book lice — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bridal duck — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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