n.1.(Zool.) Any species of a family (Liparidæ) of destructive bombycid moths, as the tussock moths.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Though the Liparian dedication at Delphi appears to have been unique for its size and prominence, private, familial dedications of multiple divine images are attested in the Early Hellenistic period by a dedication of a group of eight marble statuettes representing Demeter, Kore, and Hades by members of the same family over the course of 100 years at Kyparissi on Kos.
A more convincing parallel is the group of 20 largescale bronze Apollos dedicated by the Liparians at Delphi, commemorating the Liparians' capture of 20 Etruscan ships in a naval battle (Paus.