Definition of Peltas
1. pelta [n] - See also: pelta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peltas
pelt of the dog
peltas (current term)
Literary usage of Peltas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sculpture: The Reliefs from the Theater by Mary C. Sturgeon (1977)
"The peltas carried by the Amazons are large and crescent-shaped with a central knob and rounded points curving inward at the ends ..."
2. Epitome of Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern History by Karl Julius Ploetz, William Hopkins Tillinghast (1883)
"... incited by his uncle peltas, sailed in the ship Argo to Colchis at the head of a band of heroes consisting, according to the original myth, ..."
3. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1908)
"The commonest Echinoderm is the peltas/es, of which several species have been recorded, but after examining some hundreds of specimens the Director is of ..."