Definition of Rutilus
1. Noun. Roaches.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Cyprinidae, Family Cyprinidae
Member holonyms: Roach, Rutilus Rutilus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rutilus
Literary usage of Rutilus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1899)
"On being set their distinctness from that insect was obvious, and Mr. Champion, on seeing them, pronounced them to be L. rutilus, 111., hitherto very rare ..."
2. History of Liberty by Samuel Eliot (1853)
"In the next year after his consulship, Rutilus, first of his order, ... The dictatorship of Rutilus was followed by the choice of both Consuls from the ..."
3. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1881)
"I/»*. /SVf/ri« «ml (¡oilman.) Sclater's Wren ranges from Northern Peru into the US of Colombia. 20. Thryothorus rutilus. Thryothorus rutilus ..."
4. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"... to redden, make reddish • comas, L. — To redden, have a reddish gioia : Arma, V. rutilus, adj. [ RVB- ], red, golden red, reddish yellow: capilli, ..."
5. The Liberty of Rome: A History by Samuel Eliot (1849)
"After three years of depression, the popular cause was resuscitated by the election of Marcius Rutilus to the consulship, from which the Patricians had been ..."
6. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William George Smith (1849)
"The people, however, eagerly supplied Rutilus with every thing that was needed, ... In the latter year, which was the second of the Samnite war, Rutilus was ..."