Definition of Crotalum

1. n. A kind of castanet used by the Corybantes.



Definition of Crotalum

1. a type of castanet [n CROTALA] - See also: castanet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crotalum

crostini
crostinis
crostino
crotal
crotala
crotalaria
crotalaria poisoning
crotalase
crotalid
crotalid venom
crotalin
crotaline
crotalism
crotaloid
crotals
crotalum (current term)
crotalus
crotamiton
crotanaldehyde
crotaphion
crotaphite
crotaphites
crotch-dropping
crotch-droppings
crotch critters
crotch dropping
crotch droppings
crotch dumpling

Literary usage of Crotalum

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1. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"1-5 Orthoceras crotalum Hall, 1861, Descriptions of New Species of Fossils, etc., p. 50. Orthoceras crotalum Hall. 1862, Fifteenth Rep. NY State Cab. Nat. ..."

2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1913)
"1-5 Orthoceras crotalum Hall, 1861, Descriptions of New Species of Fossils, etc., p. ... crotalum Grabau and Shimer, 1910, N. Am. Index Fossils, vol. ii, p. ..."

3. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"... of some philological interest to collate the Latin word crotalum with the ... are the only wordi at all like crotalum except erotal the husks of fruit. ..."

4. Gleanings of Antiquities: Containing, I. An Essay for Explaining the by John Beaumont (1724)
"And Seneca, in his Agamemnon, fays, that Hercules alfo, with the Sound of his crotalum, drove away the Dragon which guard-*; ed the golden Fruits in the ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"[< crotalum.] A jingling ornament formerly used in clerical vestments. ... crotalum (kro'ta-lum), ..."

6. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... defined by Kili.ui, crotalum, ... Lit. crotalum ¡я thus explained:—"An instrument of musick made of two ..."

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