Definition of Phaeism

1. duskiness [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phaeism

phacogenic glaucoma
phacogenic uveitis
phacoid
phacolite
phacolites
phacolysis
phacolytic
phacolytic glaucoma
phacoma
phacomalacia
phacomatosis
phacomorphic glaucoma
phacops
phacoscope
phaeic
phaeism (current term)
phaeisms
phaenogam
phaenogamia
phaenogamous
phaenomena
phaenomenon
phaeochromocytoma
phaeochromocytomas
phaeochromocytomata
phaeohyphomycosis
phaeomelanic
phaeomelanin
phaeomycotic cyst
phaeophyte

Literary usage of Phaeism

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"... and the brown ones cases of phaeism. Conclusive proof of the correctness of this view can be obtained only by experimental breeding. ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Thus Weir speaks of a duskiness common to various butterflies in Java, and calls it "phaeism" ; and Bates states that in the Amazon valley numerous species ..."

3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1891)
"... its phaeism, as compared with the brightly-coloured Abstract of a paper read before the South London Entomological and History Society, Aug. 13th, 1891. ..."

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