Archilochus

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Archilochus

(ɑːˈkɪləkəs)
n
(Biography) 7th century bc, Greek poet of Paros, notable for using his own experience as subject matter
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Noun1.Archilochus - a genus of TrochilidaeArchilochus - a genus of Trochilidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Archilochus colubris - a kind of hummingbird
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This allegory comes from the 7th c BCE Greek soldier poet Archilocus of Paros: "The fox knows many things but the hedgehog knows one big thing.
69) HOMER dark water gleaming entry wall an endless bright aether burst forth ARCHILOCUS with their souls in the arms of the waves SAPPHO long night
The Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens, the Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae, the Northern-beardless Tyrannulet Camptostoma imberbe and the Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilocus alexandri were also forest birds but equally common in Ipomoea/small-leaved tree forests and other Acacia forests.