Ensis
Ensis Ensis n. a genus of bivalve mollusks consisting of razor clams.

Syn: genus {Ensis}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Ensis — Taxobox name = Ensis image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia ordo = Veneroida familia = Solenidae genus = Ensis subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text. Ensis is a genus of medium sized edible… …   Wikipedia

  • ENSIS — I. ENSIS Ordo eq. in Cypro, a Guidone Lusiniano, qui a Richardo I. Angliae Rege insulam emerat, A. C. 192. institutus. Cuius insigne, Ensis argenteus, cum lemmate, Securitas regni. Primum equitem creavit Almericum fratrem, et 300 regni Barones, A …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • -ensis — a Latin adjectival suffix meaning pertaining to, originating in, used in modern Latin scientific coinages, esp. derivatives of placenames: canadensis; carolinensis. [ < L ensis; cf. ESE] * * * …   Universalium

  • -ensis — cvb aff. a Latin adjectival suffix meaning “pertaining to,”“originating in,” used in modern Latin scientific coinages, esp. derivatives of place names: canadensis; carolinensis[/ex] • Etymology: < L ēnsis; cf. ese …   From formal English to slang

  • Ensis — noun razor clams • Syn: ↑genus Ensis • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Solenidae, ↑family Solenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑r …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ensis — a Latin adjectival suffix meaning pertaining to, originating in, used in modern Latin scientific coinages, esp. derivatives of placenames: canadensis; carolinensis. [ < L ensis; cf. ESE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • -ensis —   Latin termination meaning ‘place of origin’; in cycads, the ending of a specific epithet that refers to the region of occurrence or endemicity of the so named species, e.g. Ceratozamia hondurensis is endemic to Honduras …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • ensis — en·sis …   English syllables

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