Glaucus

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Glau´cus


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks, found in the warmer latitudes, swimming in the open sea. These mollusks are beautifully colored with blue and silvery white.
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n Kleiner, meer filologiese probleem is die inkonsekwente spelling van Griekse eiename: so vind ons byvoorbeeld Heraklitos in plaas van Herakleitos; Plutarchus, Pindarus, Glaukus en Hesiodus naas Homeros, Philoktetos en Priamos.
It comes from the Greek glaukus, which also means, "gleaming.