Definition of Lepidotes
1. lepidote [n] - See also: lepidote
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepidotes
Literary usage of Lepidotes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Guide to the Study of Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1905)
"and German Triassic, and lepidotes minor in the English Triassic. Another well-known European species is lepidotes mantelli. ..."
2. Organic Remains of a Former World: An Examination of the Mineralized Remains by James Parkinson (1804)
"... like the spawn of fishes—The Horn of Ammon possessing, with a golden colour, the figure of a ram's horn—lepidotes, which imitates, in various colours, ..."
3. A Geological Manual by Henry Thomas De La Beche (1833)
"... Zeli ; Boll, Ag. 2. frondosus, Ag. Lias, Zeli ; Boll, Ag. 1. lepidotes Gigas, Ag. Lias, Ohmden, Boll, Ag. 3. ornatus, Ag. Lias, Wurtemberg, Ag. 2. ..."
4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"... resembling the spawn of a fish ; horns of an,mon, resembling in form the ram's horn ; lepidotes, like the seules of fishes ..."