pullus

pullus

(ˈpʊləs)
n
(Zoology) a technical term for a chick or young bird
[C18: from Latin, from pullulāre to sprout]
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pelios, pellos], dark-blue," and relates it to the Latin terms pullus, "Dark-colored, blackish-gray, dusky, blackish" and pallidus, "pale, pallid.
Nombre general de cualquier tipo de cria; por ejemplo, pullus (gallinaceus), pollo.
11) Asi, el epigrama en latin que compone el texto explicativo del emblema senala "Index maestitiae est pullus color: utimur omnes/ Hoc habitu, tumulis cum damus inferias;/ At sinceri animi, et mentis stola/ candida purae:/ Hinc sindon sacris linea grata viris.
Melanoscirtes taitensis Hemp, 2010, Ixalidium haematoscelis Gerstaecker, 1869, and Gymnobothroides pullus montanus (Kevan, 1950).
The list includes selections from many of the world's lesser-known wine regions, including Pullus Sauvignon Blanc and Quatro Mani Tocai, both from Slovenia.
Species of the Nassariidae chosen for bead manufacture include Nassarius arcularius and Nassarius pullus.
Hanlon and Levine (2004) suggest that predators be included in conservation plans for the mussel Toxolasma pullus, because of the potential demographic consequences of predation.
There were hedgerows adorned with plastic bag flowers (Tomus supermarketii) with names still visible, and carpets of beautiful assorted flowers including drinks cartoni, beer cansus, cardboard boxix, ringus pullus and bottle top flowers which are the ones that lack petals.
A comparison of the feeding mechanisms of two herbivorous labroid fishes, the temperate Odax pullus and the tropical Scarus rubroviolaceus.
with the t-formant: OInd putrd 'son, child', Lat putus, putillus 'boy', pullus 'young, young (of animals)', Ose puklo- 'child', Balt-Sl *puta 'bird', Lith putytis 'young animal, young bird' (IEW 842-3).