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Argina pexata
arginase
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Argiope aurantia
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Argive definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

'ARGIVE, a. Designating what belongs to Argos, the capital of Argolis in Greece, whose inhabitants were called Argivi. This name however is used by the poets for the Greeks in general.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Argos or its people n
1: a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin Argivus, from Greek Argeios, literally, of Argos, from Argos city-state of ancient Greece Date: 1598 of or relating to the Greeks or Greece and especially the Achaean city of Argos or the surrounding territory of Argolis Argive noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 of Argos in ancient Greece. 2 literary (esp. in Homeric contexts) Greek. --n. 1 a citizen of Argos. 2 literary (usu. in pl.) a Greek. Etymology: L Argivus f. Gk Argeios

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Argive Ar"give, a. [L. Argivus, fr. Argos, Argi.] Of or performance to Argos, the capital of Argolis in Greece. -- n. A native of Argos. Often used as a generic term, equivalent to Grecian or Greek.



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