Definition of Canthari

1. Noun. (plural of cantharus) ¹



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Definition of Canthari

1. cantharus [n] - See also: cantharus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canthari

canteen
canteen cup
canteen cups
canteens
cantellation
canter
canterburies
canterburys
cantered
cantering
cantering rhythm
canters
cantest
canthal
canthal hypertelorism
canthari (current term)
cantharidal
cantharidal collodion
cantharidate
cantharides
cantharidic acid
cantharidin
cantharidins
cantharidism
cantharis
cantharis camphor
cantharus
canthaxanthin
canthaxanthins
canthectomy

Literary usage of Canthari

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1. The Medical student's vade mecum by George Mendenhall (1863)
"What are the officinal preparations of the canthari» vesicatoria, or Spanish Fly, ... What are the properties of the indigenous insect, the canthari» ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1834)
"The canthari compose a tribe of the ... In the latter point he agrees with Rondelet; but as to the former, Rondelet states that the canthari go in shoals, ..."

3. Christian Iconography: Or, The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages by Adolphe Napoléon Didron (1851)
"... and the Spirit, by the image of a dove, Christ is often figured by the Cross alone ;f while He, in his own peculiar person, is * " ' canthari,' ..."

4. A Manual of Greek Archæology by Maxime Collignon (1886)
"... and canthari are decorated with Dionysiac subjects : Dionysus, crowned with parsley, bearing the thyrsus, and surrounded by Bacchantes and satyrs, ..."

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