Pro'cris noun [ Latin , the wife of Cephalus, Greek ....] (Zoology) Any species of small moths of the genus Procris . The larvæ of some species injure the grapevine by feeding in groups upon the leaves.
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<zoology> Any species of small moths of the genus Procris. The larvae of some species injure the grapevine by feeding in groups upon the leaves. ... Origin: L, the wife of Cephalus, Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) Any species of small moths of the genus Procris. The larvae of some species injure the grapevine by feeding in groups upon the leaves.
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(from the article `Cephalus`) ...the vixen of Teumessus that had ravaged Boeotia. Ovid (Metamorphoses, Book VII) confused this Cephalus with Cephalus, son of Deion, king of ...
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In Greek mythology, Procris (Πρόκρις, gen.: Πρόκριδος) was the daughter of Erechtheus, king of Athens and his wife, Praxithea. She married Cephalus, the son of Deioneus. Procris had at least two sisters, Creusa and Orithyia. Sophocles wrote a tragedy called Procris which has been lo...
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Procris: see Cephalus.
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In Greek mythology, Procris was a daughter of Erechtheus and wife of Cephalus. Artemis gave her the hound Laelaps which she gave to her husband.
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