Amoebea Am`[oe]*be"a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) That division of the Rhizopoda which includes the amoeba and similar forms. [1913 Webster]

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  • AMOEBAEUS — Citharoedus Atheniensis magni nominis fuit, iussus canere in nuptiis Demetrii et Nicaeae. Polyaen. l. 4. c. 6. in Antigono, com. 1. Eius ex Aristeae de Citharoedis libro meminit Athenaeus, l. 14. Zenoni coaetaveum facit Plut. πρὸ τῆς ἠθικῆς… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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