Sentence Examples


  • The name "firefly" is often applied also to luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae, to which the well-known glow-worm belongs.
  • Many cisterns are infested with Guinea worm (filaria medinensis, Gm.).
  • The footless larvae are elongate, worm-like and very active; they feed upon almost any kind of waste animal matter, and when full-grown form a silken cocoon.
  • The reptiles include the ringed-snake, slow-worm, viper and liz~rd.
  • Silk-worm rearing, which is encouraged by state grants, is carried on in the valleys mentioned and on the Mediterranean coast east of Marseilles.

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