Definition of Agdestis

1. Noun. A genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agdestis

Agastya
Agatha
Agatha Christie
Agathis
Agathis alba
Agathis australis
Agathis dammara
Agathis lanceolata
Agathis robusta
Agavaceae
Agave americana
Agave atrovirens
Agave cantala
Agave sisalana
Agave tequilana
Agdestis (current term)
Agdistis
Age of Enlightenment
Age of Fishes
Age of Mammals
Age of Man
Age of Reason
Age of Reptiles
Agee
Agelaius
Agelaius phoeniceus
Agene
Agenise
Agenize
Agent Orange

Literary usage of Agdestis

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1. Festschrift zum fünfzigjährigen Doctorjubiläum Ludwig Friedlaender (1895)
"Midas, der König von Pessinus, wollte ihn seiner Tochter la vermählen, aber die grosse Mutter hob die Mauern und drang in die Stadt, und Agdestis schlug die ..."

2. Studien zur semitischen Religionsgeschichte by Graf von Wolf Wilhelm Baudissin, Wolf Wilhelm Baudissin (1878)
"Der Zwitter Agdestis, ein Sohn des Zeus und der Erde — wie bemerkt. in seinem Ursprung nichts anderes als eine besondere Form der auf dem Berge ..."

3. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1907)
"... and may explain the curious Phrygian legend that Cybele and Agdestis came forth ... the name Agdestis, which was a title of the great goddess 58~59, ..."

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