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Definition of the noun Podalirius

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Podalirius is a genus of Pariambidae, described by Krøyer in 1844.

Podalirius is a genus of Papilionidae, described by Swainson in 1833.

Podalirius is a genus of Nymphalidae, described by Gistl in 1848.

Podalirius is a genus of Apidae, described by Latreille in 1802.


Podalirius: In Greek mythology, Podalirius or Podaleirius was a son of Asclepius. With Machaon, his brother, he led thirty ships from Tricca, Thessaly in the Trojan War on the side of the Greeks. Like Machaon, he was a legendary healer. He healed Philoctetes, holder of the bow and arrows of Heracles required to end the war. He was one of those who entered the Trojan Horse. Alongside Amphimachus, Calchas, Leonteus and Polypoetes he traveled to Colophon, where Calchas died.

Phrases with Podalirius

Phrases starting with the word Podalirius:

  1. Podalirius Advena
  2. Podalirius Analis
  3. Podalirius Calens
  4. Podalirius Fallax
  5. Podalirius Niveus
  6. Podalirius Basalis
  7. Podalirius Bicolor
  8. Podalirius Cinctus
  9. Podalirius Nubicus
  10. Podalirius Radovae
  11. Podalirius Rapidus
  12. Podalirius Rufipes
  13. Podalirius Typicus
  14. Podalirius Vividus
  15. Podalirius Byssinus
  16. Podalirius Capensis
  17. Podalirius Festivus

Phrases ending with the word Podalirius:

  1. Genus Podalirius
  2. Papilio Podalirius
  3. Pinotus Podalirius

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Podalirius

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Google previewThe Weekly Entomologist (1863)

Papilio Podalirius is a common continental species, but it is probably extinct in England, When once an insular species is overpowered by any cause, it is far more liable to become extinct than a continental one. The allied species Machaon ...

Google previewEntomologist's Weekly Intelligencer (1858)

Podalirius is a long story ; but continue to read with caution. W. F. — A list of captures with no localities, no dates, and " no nothing" is unfortunately of no use. T. B. — Your alder larvae are Tinagma resplendellum. W. S. — Is not your Cucullia ...

Google previewCatalogue of Scientific Papers (1800-1900): ser. 1 , 1800-1863 (1868)

by Royal Society (Great Britain), Henry White, Herbert McLeod, Henry Forster Morley

Papilio podalirius is a British Insect.

Google previewCatalogue of Scientific Papers (1800-1863) ; Compiled and Published by the Royal Society of London (1868)

Papilio podalirius is a British Insect. Mag. Nat.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

We also know that Homer identified two physicians, Machoan, a surgeon, and Podalirius, a physician, who were the sons of Aesculapius and had accompanied the Greek troops to Troy. They were reported by Homer to have been effective in ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

podalirius. POMPlLlUS. Wings tailed, white; the border barred with white; lower ones beneath with ferruginous spots, marked with black. This is an Indian inscct. Smon. Wings tailcd, black, with green entire band, slripes, and ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary: containing an account of the principal proper names mentioned in ancient authors ... Together with an account of coins, weights and measures, etc (1841)

by Charles ANTHON (LL.D.)

According to Quintus Calaber, Machaon was the elder, and also instructed Podalirius.

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Scrabble value of P3O1D2A1L1I1R1I1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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