Glaucus
Glaucus Glau"cus, n. [L., sea green.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks, found in the warmer latitudes, swimming in the open sea. These mollusks are beautifully colored with blue and silvery white. [1913 Webster]

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  • Glaucus — In Greek mythology, Glaucus ( shiny, bright or bluish green ) (Γλαῦκος) was the name of several different figures, including one god. These figures are sometimes referred to as Glaukos or Glacus .ea godGlaucus was a Greek sea god. His parentage… …   Wikipedia

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  • Glaucus — Name of several figures in Greek mythology. One Glaucus was the young son of King Minos; he fell into a jar of honey and died, and the court seer restored him to life with a magic herb. Glaucus Pontius was a sea god; originally a fisherman and… …   Universalium

  • Glaucus — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Glaucus est la forme latinisée du nom grec Glaucos : Glaucos est le nom de plusieurs personnages de l histoire et de la mythologie grecques, et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • glaucus — (glô kus ) s. m. Genre de mollusques.    Se dit aussi de quelques poissons …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • glaucus —   See glauca …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • glaucus — glau·cus …   English syllables

  • glaucus — ˈglȯkəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, gleaming, gray : a genus of slender elongate pelagic nudibranchs with three pairs of lateral lobes see sea lizard …   Useful english dictionary

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