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Noun1.Dryas - mountain avens
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
Dryas octopetala, mountain avens - creeping evergreen shrub with large white flowers; widely distributed in northern portions of Eurasia and North America
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Never again can I behold such men as Pirithous and Dryas shepherd of his people, or as Caeneus, Exadius, godlike Polyphemus, and Theseus son of Aegeus, peer of the immortals.
178-190) And there was the strife of the Lapith spearmen gathered round the prince Caeneus and Dryas and Peirithous, with Hopleus, Exadius, Phalereus, and Prolochus, Mopsus the son of Ampyce of Titaresia, a scion of Ares, and Theseus, the son of Aegeus, like unto the deathless gods.
1) Thus Dryas' child, the rash Edonian King, For words of high disdain Did Bacchus to a rocky dungeon bring, To cool the madness of a fevered brain.
The immature larvae are similar to those of Dacnusa areolaris (Nees) and Dacnusa dryas (Nixon), and the mature larva is very similar to that of D.
Quaternary geologists know well that changes in ocean circulation in the Younger Dryas resulted in a brutal cooling in Europe (and Atlantic Canada!) and that in the Sangamonian interglacial, sea level was about 6 m higher than during our present interglacial.
They've turned up in the little dryas wildflower of the tundra and in leaves of tropical trees.
No son los frios --menos extremos en la region cantabrica-- del Dryas III y el paso al Preboreal los causantes de una nueva situacion que obligue a los grupos humanos a cambiar sus modos de existencia.
At the beginning of the Older Dryas varved clays accumulated in the deep-water interstitial troughs (Pirrus et al.
13,500 yr BP indicates that the site was deglaciated well before Younger Dryas (YD) cooling.
Cover type Percentage cover Vascular plants Dryas octopetala L.
The most severe and longest lasting was the Younger Dryas cold period, [approximately equals] 10800-10000 [sup.14]C yr BP, when there was a return to almost full-glacial conditions in the circum-North Atlantic region (e.g., Watts 1977, Lowe et al.
This record showed that around 13,000 years ago, the AMOC weakened about 400 years before the beginning of a major cold spell, known as the Younger Dryas, in which an abrupt temperature drop of about 6[degrees]C occurred over Greenland.