Liparis

noun
type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes
Syn: ↑genus Liparis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Liparididae, ↑family Liparididae, ↑Liparidae, ↑family Liparidae
Member Meronyms: ↑snailfish, ↑seasnail, ↑sea snail, ↑Liparis liparis

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\\ˈlipərə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek liparos fatty, shiny, bright — more at lipar-
: a genus of terrestrial orchids having two broad shining leaves and terminal racemes of irregular flowers — see twayblade

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • liparis — [ liparis ] n. m. • 1796; lat. zool. 1558; gr. liparos « gras » 1 ♦ Petit poisson (scorpaeniformes) de la mer du Nord et de la Baltique, à peau visqueuse, appelé aussi limace de mer. 2 ♦ (1817) Insecte lépidoptère, papillon nocturne épais et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • liparis — n. (Bot.) an orchid of the genus {Liparis} having few leaves and usually fairly small yellow green or dull purple flowers in terminal racemes. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Zool.) The type genus of the {Liparididae}, consisting of certain of the snailfishes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liparis — may refer to:* Liparis , a genus of orchids. * Liparis , a genus of snailfishes …   Wikipedia

  • Lipăris — Lipăris, 1) Schmetterlingsgattung aus der Familie der Spinner Laria; 2) so v.w. Seeschnecke (Cyclopterus); 3) L. Richard, Spr., Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Orchideae Malaxideae Pleurothalleae; einheimische Art: L. (Sturmia) Loeselli,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Liparis — Liparis, Schmetterling, s. Nonne …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Liparis — Lipăris, Schmetterlingsgattg. aus der Familie der Spinner; hierzu z.B. Nonne, Schwammspinner, Goldafter …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • LIPARIS — Ciliclae fluv. ἀπὸ ττȏυ λιπαρτοῦ, quoniam teste Vitruv. l. 8. c. 3. narantes in hoc fluv. aut se lavantes, non aliter unguntur ab ipsa aqua, quam si oleo, aut adipe lavarentur. Plin. l. 5. c. 27 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Liparis — Sumpf Glanzkraut Sumpf Glanzkraut (Liparis loeselii) Systematik Ordnung: Spargelartige (Asparagales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Liparis — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le genre Liparis désigne une plante et un animal : Un genre d orchidée Liparis. Un genre de poisson Liparis. Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • liparis — noun an orchid of the genus Liparis having few leaves and usually fairly small yellow green or dull purple flowers in terminal racemes • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Liparis * * * ˈlipərə̇s noun Usage:… …   Useful english dictionary

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