from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Plautus, Titus Maccius 254?-184 B.C. Roman comic playwright whose works influenced Shakespeare and Molière.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old book-name of the great auk, Alca impennis, lately used in a generic sense.
- n. A genus of gulls: synonymous with Larus.
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- n. a genus of Alcidae
- n. comic dramatist of ancient Rome (253?-184 BC)
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