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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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." Thus Glaukon is the shining or gleaming one: appropriately so, since it is Glaucon who proposes a sparkling, rich city as the ideal model.
Enige skerp of puntige instrument dien hierdie doel, byvoorbeeld "penharpoen" (Glaukus duik, p.