Eumolpus
Eumolpus Eu*mol"pus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? sweetly singing.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small beetles, one species of which ({E. viti}) is very injurious to the vines in the wine countries of Europe. [1913 Webster]

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  • EUMOLPUS —    the founder of the Eleusinian Mysteries, alleged to have been a priest of Demeter or Ceres …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • E viti — Eumolpus Eu*mol pus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? sweetly singing.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small beetles, one species of which ({E. viti}) is very injurious to the vines in the wine countries of Europe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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