Definition of Crustae

1. crusta [n] - See also: crusta



Lexicographical Neighbors of Crustae

crust
crusta
crusta inflammatoria
crusta lactea
crusta phlogistica
crustacea
crustacean
crustaceans
crustaceological
crustaceologist
crustaceologists
crustaceology
crustaceous
crustaceousness
crustacyanin
crustae (current term)
crustal
crustal movement
crustal plate
crustate
crustated
crustation
crustecdysone
crusted
crusted ringworm
crusted tetter
crustie
crustier
crusties
crustiest

Literary usage of Crustae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"... V.—Inlaid work, charing, embossed work, stucco, mosaic: eis (vasis) crustae ... capaces Helia- dum crustae, chased cups, ..."

2. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1824)
"... licet fiat mino- ris ponderis, quam ante: etiam in summo panis quan- doque colligitur, tanquam bulla aut vesica crustae; ut cavum quiddam ..."

3. The Remains of Ancient Rome by John Henry Middleton (1892)
"47) suggests that marble slabs (crustae) for wall decoration were first used ... Wall-linings of marble sawn into thin slices (crustae) were first used in a ..."

4. The Engraved Gems of Classical Times: With a Catalogue of the Gems in the by John Henry Middleton, Fitzwilliam Museum (1891)
"The truth is that whole crystals, not crustae, have the best cutting power, and it is probably these that were mostly used by ..."

5. An Outline of psychobiology by Knight Dunlap (1917)
"66]. The mid-brain between the crura and the corpora quadrigemina is called the tegmentum. The ventral portions of the crura are called crustae. ..."

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