conus


conus
n.; pl. coni [L. conus, cone]
Any cone-shaped structure.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • CONUS — apud Solin. c. 36. ubi de phoenice: Apud eosdem nascitur phoenix avis, aquilae magnitudine, capite honoratô in conum plumis exstantibus etc. idem quod apex. Proprie autem apex est galeae, seu im medio galeae pars eminens e ferro vel aere, quae ad …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • conus — 1885, from L. conus cone (see CONE (Cf. cone)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Conus — Co nus, n. [L., a cone.] 1. A cone. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A Linnean genus of mollusks having a conical shell. See {Cone}, n., 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conus — (lat.), 1) Kegel; 2) (Petref., Kegelschnecke), fossil kommen die C arten schon im Oolithen u. Kreidegebirge vor, häufig treten sie in den tertiären Schichten auf. Arten: C. cylindraceus, Schale fast cylindrisch, mit niedrigem Gewinde; im… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Conus [1] — Conus (lat., »Kegel«), in der Botanik soviel wie Zapfen, der Blüten und Fruchtstand der meisten Nadelhölzer (s. Koniferen) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Conus [2] — Conus, s. Kegelschnecke …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Conus — (lat., d.i. Kegel), kegelförmiger Frucht oder Blütenstand, wie bei den Nadelhölzern, meist Zapfen genannt. – Auch eine Gattg. der Kegelschnecken (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Conus — Conus, lat., Kegel …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • conus — CÓNUS s.m. (zool.) Gasteropod marin cu cochilia convolută, conică. [< it. cono, cf. gr. konos – con]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.01.2005. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Conus — Para otros usos de este término, véase cono.   Caracoles cono …   Wikipedia Español

  • Conus — This article is about the genus of snails. For other uses, see Conus (disambiguation). Cucullus redirects here. This may also refer to part of the clasper in male insect genitalia. Cone snails Temporal range: Eocene–Recent …   Wikipedia


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