Definition of Pteria

1. pterion [n] - See also: pterion



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pteria

psyop
psyops
psytrance
psywar
psywars
pt.
ptaquiloside
ptaquilosides
ptarmic
ptarmics
ptarmigan
ptarmigans
ptenoglossate
pteranodon
pteranodons
pteria (current term)
pterid-
pteridine
pteridines
pterido-
pteridological
pteridologies
pteridologist
pteridologists
pteridology
pteridomania
pteridophyte
pteridophytes
pteridophytic

Literary usage of Pteria

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1. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"Genera— pteria and Pinctada: The Family Pteriidae is composed of nine or ten genera.6 By far the most important of these, as sources of pearls, are pteria ..."

2. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"The only other hypothesis that is open, is that pteria was not the ... In that case pteria loses all interest for us, and we must be content to be ignorant ..."

3. History of Art in Sardinia, Judæa, Syria, and Asia Minor by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1890)
"The pteria of Herodotus. Before we proceed to describe the monuments of this region— in style and some of their details precisely similar to those we have ..."

4. History of Art in Sardinia, Judæa, Syria, and Asia Minor by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1890)
"The pteria of Herodotus. Before we proceed to describe the monuments of this region— in style and some of their details precisely similar to those we have ..."

5. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1875)
"Germination of pteria longifolia. Magn. 100 diams. passage) leading to a cell (embryo-cell) at the bottom, contained in a cavity (embryo- toe) in the ..."

6. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"Assiniboia and Saskatchewan Expl. Exped., p. 183, pi. i, fig. 7. pteria ... pteria petrosa Meek, 1864, Check List Inv. Fossils NA, Cret. and Jur., p._9. ..."

7. The Geography of Herodotus ...: Illustrated from Modern Researches and by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"... in the army of Xerxes as their western neighbours CHAP. ii. the Paphlagonians.1 Croesus took the Cappadocian town of pteria, which was the strongest ..."

8. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"pteria petrosa Meek, 1864, Check List Inv. Fossils NA, Cret. and Jur., p. 9. ... Black Hills of Dakota, p. 384, pi. vii, figs. 2, 3. pteria ..."

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