Onychium

noun
small terrestrial ferns of Old World tropics and subtropics: clawed ferns; sometimes placed in family Cryptogrammataceae
Syn: ↑genus Onychium
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridaceae, ↑family Pteridaceae

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onychˈium noun
A pulvillus in insects
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Main Entry:onycha

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  • onychium — n.; pl. ia [Gr. onyx, claw] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A general term for a pad between the tarsal claws …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • onychium — onych·i·um …   English syllables

  • -onychium — noun combining form ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek onychion little claw : fingernail : toenail : region of the fingernail or toenail eponychium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Onychium densum Brack. — Symbol ASDE6 Synonym Symbol ONDE Botanical Family Pteridaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Onychium strictum auct. non Kunze — Symbol ANHEI Synonym Symbol ONST Botanical Family Pteridaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • genus Onychium — noun small terrestrial ferns of Old World tropics and subtropics: clawed ferns; sometimes placed in family Cryptogrammataceae • Syn: ↑Onychium • Hypernyms: ↑fern genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pteridaceae, ↑family Pteridaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dendrobium mutabile — Variable Dendrobium Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • family Pteridaceae — noun one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided • Syn: ↑Pteridaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern genus — noun genera of ferns and fern allies • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Pecopteris, ↑Hymenophyllum, ↑genus Hymenophyllum, ↑Trichomanes, ↑genus Trichomanes, ↑genus Osmun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pteridaceae — noun one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided • Syn: ↑family Pteridaceae • Hypernyms: ↑fern family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

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