Eulalia

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Eulalia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Phyllodocidae – certain polychaete worms.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Stratiomyidae – a synonym for the genus Odontomyia of flies.
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insect
see Odontomyia
worm
see Phyllodocidae

Etymology 2[edit]

Type species Eulalia aurea (Bory) Kunth.

Coined by Karl Sigismond Kunth (1788–1850) in 1829 in Révision des graminées, named after French botanical artist Eulalie Delile who illustrated his work.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Eulalia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Poaceae – tropical perennial grasses.
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  1. ^ Charles Sigismond Kunth (1829) Révision des graminées publiées dans les Nova genera et species plantarum de Humboldt et Bonpland; précéder d'un travail général sur la famille des graminées (in Latin), Paris, page 160: “Dixi hoc genus in honorem Eulaliæ Delile, cujus perito elegantique penicillo icones hujus operis ut et quorumdam aliorum debet botanice.”

Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Eulalia f

  1. A female given name, equivalent to the Spanish Eulalia.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Name of early Spanish saints, from Ancient Greek, cognate to English Eulalie.

Proper noun[edit]

Eulalia f

  1. A female given name.