argus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Special use of Argus.

Noun[edit]

argus ‎(plural arguses)

  1. An alert, observant person

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

argus

  1. Having many markings that look like eyes

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used exclusively as a taxonomic epithet and thus not inflected.

References[edit]

  • ARGUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • argus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • argus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • argus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray