Definition of Physalias

1. physalia [n] - See also: physalia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Physalias

phylum Sipuncula
phylums
phyma
phymas
phymata
phymatoid
phymatorrhysin
phymatosis
phys-
phys ed
physa
physae
physalaemin
physalia
physaliae
physalias (current term)
physaliferous
physaliform
physaliphore
physaliphorous
physaliphorous cell
physalis
physalises
physalopteriasis
physarida
physarum polycephalum
physeal
physed
physeds
physemaria

Literary usage of Physalias

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"1914) under the title "Observations on the flora of Japan" includes descriptions of the following new genera: physalias- Irum of the Solanaceae. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... the chance shark which dogs the vessel; the splendid physalias, or Portuguese men-of-war. How eagerly the sailor scans the horizon to catch a glimpse of ..."

3. My Reminiscences by Raphael Pumpelly (1918)
"... and physalias lived for several hours in a bowl of sea water, and both of them, when stirred in the dark, emitted a phosphorescent light. ..."

4. My Reminiscences by Raphael Pumpelly (1918)
"... and physalias lived for several hours in a bowl of sea water, and both of them, when stirred in the dark, emitted a phosphorescent light. ..."

5. Animal Parasites and Messmates by Beneden (Pierre Joseph) (1876)
"The physalias, those charming living nosegays of the tropical regions, also give lodging in their cavities, and in the midst of their long ..."

6. The Story of Life in the Seas by Sydney John Hickson (1898)
"... and I have seen in Celebes four or five rows of bright blue physalias stretching for miles along the shore. In the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic ..."

7. The Wit of the Wild by Ernest Ingersoll (1906)
"Big things like whales and turtles gulp down the physalias, but even the green turtle, which is fond of them, is often rendered almost blind by the stings ..."

8. The animal creation: A Popular Introduction to Zoology by Thomas Rymer Jones (1865)
"... physalias are able to capture any small fishes tlmt may come in their reach ; and which, by the wonderful retractile power of these appendages, ..."

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