Definition of Amoebaean

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amoebaean

amniotic raphe
amniotic sac
amniotic sacs
amniotome
amniotomies
amniotomy
amobarbital
amobarbital sodium
amobarbitals
amock
amodiaquine
amodiaquine hydrochloride
amoeba
amoebacide
amoebae
amoebaean (current term)
amoebaism
amoebalike
amoeban
amoebas
amoebea
amoebean
amoebian
amoebians
amoebiases
amoebiasis
amoebiasis cutis
amoebic
amoebic abscess
amoebic colitis

Literary usage of Amoebaean

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1. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"first, especially by their amoebaean composition. In the beginning of Nero's reign we have the seven Eclogues of Cal- ..."

2. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society by Cambridge Philological Society (1902)
"It is now used by scholars to designate passages which are amoebaean, ... Threnos, but that amoebaean composition was extended to the expression of other ..."

3. The Poems of Virgil: Vol. I. Containing the Pastoral Poems and Six Books of by Virgil (1874)
"Though the amoebaean verse is Greek, and the poem itself copied from Theocritus, yet the alternate abuse is thoroughly Italian. The Romans were very fond of ..."

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