Achates


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A·cha·tes

 (ə-kā′tēz)
n.
1. Greek & Roman Mythology The faithful companion of Aeneas in Virgil's Aeneid.
2. A loyal friend.

Achates

(əˈkeɪtiːz)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth Aeneas' faithful companion in Virgil's Aeneid
2. a loyal friend

A•cha•tes

(əˈkeɪ tiz)

n.
1. (in the Aeneid) the faithful companion of Aeneas.
2. a faithful friend or companion.
References in classic literature ?
The fact was, that Tom's heart had already smitten him for not asking his fidus Achates to the feast, although only an extempore affair; and though prudence and the desire to get Martin and Arthur together alone at first had overcome his scruples, he was now heartily glad to open the door, broach another bottle of beer, and hand over the old ham-knuckle to the searching of his old friend's pocket-knife.
On resuming, however, he was not only calm, but cold; and this flying for safety to the other extreme is the single instance of self-distrust which the present Achates can record to the credit of his impious AEneas.
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205) There is also mention of Reflections Occasioned by the Late Insurrection in Charleston, by Achates (1822) in which complainants against the economic efforts of Black workers lamented "that cheap negro [sic] labor was steadily undermining that class of population which had ever been stridently Republican.
Impacts of the biological control agent Cyphocleonus achates on spotted knapweed, Centaurea maculosa, in experimental plots.
A number of organisations are planning tributes to HMS Achates, which established close ties with the people of Halesowen during the 1939-45 war years as it braved the dangerous Arctic naval missions.
Several organisations are planning tributes to HMS Achates, which established close ties with the people of Halesowen during the 1939-45 war years as it braved the dangerous Arctic naval missions of World War II.
Lacrimae rerum, Aeneas says to Achates, his journeying companion, as they stand overwhelmed by a set of stumbled-upon frescos that depict his city in flames.
Hints of this dedication to poetic memory appear frequently in Lavinia: "So long as Achates told me the story, Aeneas was not dead" (227).
Agates have been prized since ancient times and were actually named by the Ancient Greeks after the river Achates where they were first found.
purpurata is a food source for the shrimps Artemesia longinaris, Pleoticus muelleri, the anemone Antholoba achates and the gastropod Buccinanops monilifer.