Epithelium Epitome

Epithet

Meanings and phrases

epithet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a defamatory or abusive word or phrase; name
  2. descriptive word or phrase

specific epithet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The specific epithet refers to the type locality.
  • The specific epithet ("huntianus") honours "Robt.
  • The specific epithet "verrucosum" means "warted".

species epithet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The species epithet "canadensis" means "of Canada".
  • The species epithet, "zhaoi", was named in honour of Zhao Xijin.
  • The species epithet "pannonica" derives from the Roman province of Pannonia.

epithet is derived

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The specific epithet is derived from the "Latin "laetum", pleasant or bright".
  • It was described by Vitali in 2003, and is known from Jamaica, from which its species epithet is derived.
  • The specific epithet is derived from the Latin "convexus" (meaning convex) and refers to the forewing hump.
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