Glaucus

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From Latin glaucus

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Glaucus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Glaucidae – nudibranchiate mollusks, found in the warmer latitudes, swimming in the open sea, beautifully colored with blue and silvery white.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Γλαῦκος (Glaûkos), from γλαυκός (glaukós, literally greyish-blue, bluish-green, glimmering).

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Glaucus

  1. (Greek mythology) a Greek prophetic sea-god, born mortal and turned immortal upon eating a magical herb. It was believed that he commonly came to the rescue of sailors and fishermen in storms, having once been one himself.
  2. (Greek mythology) a mythical Lycian soldier and captain in the Trojan War.
  3. (Greek mythology) son of Sisyphus, and a mythical Corinthian king.
  4. (Greek mythology) son of king Minos.
  5. (Greek mythology) one of the sons of Priam.
  6. (Greek mythology) a son of Aepytus.
  7. (Greek mythology) one of the twelve younger Panes
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