Definition of Coryphe

1. the chief [n -S] - See also: chief



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coryphe

corymbosely
corymbous
corymbs
corynanthidine
corynebacterial
corynebacteriophage
corynebacterium
corynebacterium diphtheriae
corynebacterium infections
corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
corynebacterium pyogenes
coryneform
coryphaei
coryphaeus
coryphantha
coryphe (current term)
coryphee
coryphees
coryphei
coryphene
coryphenes
coryphes
corypheus
corypheuses
coryphodont
coryphodonts
coryphée
coryphées
corythosaur
corythosaurus

Literary usage of Coryphe

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"In Cetonia (coryphe) elegans both lobes of the maxilla; are obtuse in the male, but much more acute in the female ; whilst in C. ..."

2. The Women of New York; Or, The Under-world of the Great City: Illustrating by George Ellington (1869)
"The anatomical formation of Dinah's heel precludes the possibility of her ever succeeding as a coryphe'e. Some genius, who thought to startle the Crescent ..."

3. The Geology of North Wales by Andrew Crombie Ramsay, John William Salter (1866)
"Cono- coryphe has a labrum without so broad a margin, and not nearly so truncate. Thorax of 15 segments ; the axis narrower than the sides, gently convex, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines: Being by Henry Wace (1880)
"[EV] EUSEBIUS (118), abbat of Mount coryphe, in the 5th century. He was brought up by his uncle Marianus, a solitary, and, like him, at first lived a ..."

5. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"... its anterior margin, with a distinct groove behind it. The general 1 GEOL. MAO., Dec. I, Vol. V (1868), p. 5, PI. II, Figs. 7-11. Salter's Conn- coryphe ..."

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