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Literary usage of Miurus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1883)
"86- IV. miurus Jordan. Body much mottled, black and grayish. Top of head, tip of dorsal, middle of adipose fin, and edge of caudal definitely blackish. ..."
2. Life of S. Ealdhelm, First Bishop of Sherborne by William Beauchamp Wildman (1905)
"... Greek word for a mouse, in Latin mus or sorex; from this word we get, he says, a derivative miurus ie ... has gone far astray, for miurus is the Greek ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Having mites; abounding with mites : as, mity cheese. Cheese is a mity elf, Digesting all things but itself. Proverbial rime. miurus (mï-ii'rus), n. ..."