Clypei
Clypeus Clyp"e*us, n.; pl. {Clypei}. [L., a shield.] (Zo["o]l.) The frontal plate of the head of an insect. [1913 Webster]

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  • CLYPEUS — Casaubono ad Trebellium, in Divo Claudio, c. 3. duo significat, scutum sive ἀπίδα et imaginem: Prima, inquit, inventio fuit ad necessitatem, ut corpus defenderet; dein accessit decoris et elegantiae studium, coeperuntque pingiscuta: inde nominis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • ASPIS — I. ASPIS Cataoniac Satrapa, ab Artaxerxe deficiens, a Datame autem in ordinem coactus. Corn Nepos, l. 14. c. 4. II. ASPIS inter Aegyptiorum Numina; Athenagoras Orat. pro. Christianis, sub init. Aegyptii, inquit, feles etiam Crocodilos et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • BUCCULA — apud Livium, galeas bucculasque tegens, Hadriano Turnebo Adversar. l. 9. c. 16. cassidis pars est, quae demissa buccam regit: Carolo vero du Fresne umbo clypei, seu scuti pars eminentior et media. Glossar. Graeco Lat. Παράγναθος, ὀμφαλὸς. Item… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CLUPEA sive CLYPEA — CLUPEA, sive CLYPEA civitas Africae propriae, a figuta Clypei dicta. Lucan. l. 4. v. 586. Inter semirutas magnae Carthagims arces Dt Clupeam, tenuit stationis litora notae. Hanc Solinus Graecô nomine. Aspidem vocatam tradit, c. 30. Quod et ipsum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • HABSANIAS — pater Ieremiae. Ier. c. 35. v. 3, Lat. Debitum clypei Domini, sive dilectio, vel absconsio clypei Domini …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • PARMA — I. PARMA nomen fluvii in Italia, in Longobardia Cispadana. Oritur ex Apennino. in confinio ditionis Genuensis, versus Apuam. dein in Boream tendens, per Ducatum Parmensem, Parmam rigat, et 10. milliar, infra in Padum se exonerat. Ab hoc urbs… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Clypeus — Clyp e*us, n.; pl. {Clypei}. [L., a shield.] (Zo[ o]l.) The frontal plate of the head of an insect. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clypeus — noun (plural clypei) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, round shield Date: 1834 a plate on the anterior median aspect of an insect s head …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Schild [1] — Schild, Vertheidigungswaffe gegen Hieb, Stich u. Geschoßwurf, war im Alterthum bei der großen Unvollkommenheit der Bewaffnung von wesentlichem Nutzen. Der S. soll von den Argivern Prötos u. Akrisios erfunden worden sein. Bei den Hebräern schon… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • clypeus — clypeal, adj. /klip ee euhs/, n., pl. clypei /klip ee uy , ee ee /. the area of the facial wall of an insect s head between the labrum and the frons, usually separated from the latter by a groove. [1825 35; < NL, special use of L clypeus, clipeus …   Universalium

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