Hippa
Hippa Hip"pa, Hippe Hip"pe, n. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine decapod crustaceans, which burrow rapidly in the sand by pushing themselves backward; -- called also {bait bug}. See Illust. under {Anomura}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hippa — Hippa, Krebsgattung, Gattung der Weichschwanzkrebse, das erste Gelenk des Vorderfußes ist nur ein Plättchen, ohne Scheere, die vier Fühlhörner sind ungleich, die Schale länglich eirund, vorn abgestutzt, ausgeschweift, gezähnt; Art: H. s. Cancer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hippa — HIPPA, æ, Gr. Ἵππα, ης, eine Nymphe, die den Bacchus soll auferzogen haben, welcher dafür bey ihrer Verehrung mit Styrax geräuchert wurde. Orph. Hymn. in Hippam …   Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • HIPPA — Minerva Arcadibus, quod usum quadrigarum invenisse crederetur. Item urbs Perrhaebiae, quae et Phalanna. Steph …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • HIPPA — Health Insurance Privacy And Portability Act (Community » Law) Health Insurance Privacy And Portability Act (Governmental » US Government) **** Health Insurance Portability And Privacy Act (Governmental » US Government) * Health Information… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • hippa — hip·pa …   English syllables

  • hippa — s ( n, hippor) VARD fest …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • hippa — ˈhipə Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin hippus, a sea fish, from Greek hippos, literally, horse synonym of emerita …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hippa talpoidea — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bait bug — Hippa Hip pa, Hippe Hip pe, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine decapod crustaceans, which burrow rapidly in the sand by pushing themselves backward; called also {bait bug}. See Illust. under {Anomura}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hippe — Hippa Hip pa, Hippe Hip pe, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine decapod crustaceans, which burrow rapidly in the sand by pushing themselves backward; called also {bait bug}. See Illust. under {Anomura}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”