Definition of Strymon
1. Noun. Large and widely distributed genus of hairstreak butterflies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Lycaenidae, Lycaenidae
Member holonyms: Hairstreak, Hairstreak Butterfly, Strymon Melinus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strymon
Literary usage of Strymon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The geography of Herodotus by James Talboys Wheeler (1854)
"1 The ancients understood the north wind by the words, a blast from strymon, or a blast from Thrace, because Thrace was a cold country, and was looked upon ..."
2. A System of Ancient and Mediaeval Geography for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Charles Anthon (1871)
"It seems from Herodotus to have been a little to the right of the route of the army of Xerxes in marching from the strymon to Acanthus, and its territory ..."
3. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"... —strymon river—Amphipolis—Various namek of the ... Medals—Appearance of the country after passing the strymon ..."
4. Turkey in Europe by James Baker (1877)
"... and laid out my journeys so as to accomplish the distance in five days' ride by the valley of the strymon. I had seen a good deal of the monks while ..."
5. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"But he shows himself quite ignorant of the locality, to the extent of believing the plain of Philippi to be open to the river strymon, whereas the massive ..."
6. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... begging them to tend bim additional forces, and himself prepared for building triremes in the strymon. but the Lacedaemonians did not comply with his ..."
7. Catalogue of Greek Coins: Macedonia, Etc by Barclay Vincent Head (1879)
"(/3) The Parts about the strymon. Proceeding in an easterly direction from Chalcidice by the Egna- tian Way, which skirts for a short distance the shores of ..."
8. Catalogue of Greek Coins: Macedonia, Etc by Barclay Vincent Head (1879)
"(|3) The Parts about the strymon. Proceeding in an easterly direction from Chalcidice by the Egna- tian Way, which skirts for a short distance the shores of ..."