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  • adjective Day (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Day's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Day.

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Examples

  • Three mammal species, Nilgiri langur (Semnopithecus johnii), Malabar large-spotted civet (Viverra civettina), and Jerdon's civet (Paradoxurus jerdoni), also extend into the montane rain forests and the semi-deciduous coastal forests on either side, whereas the shrew Suncus dayi is also found in the coastal forests.

    South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests

  • With more than 140 billion photos stored on FACEBOOK, and nearly 200 million more being uploaded every dayi, social networks have become a primary channel for consumers to view and share images.

  • Globally endangered amphibians include 9 species of endemic frogs, the armored frog (Litoria lorica CR), torrent tree frog (Litoria nannotis EN), nyakala frog (Litoria nyakalensis CR), common mistfrog (Litoria rheocola CR), Australian lace-lid (Nyctimystes dayi EN), Eungella gastric-brooding frog (Rheobatrachus vitellinus EN), sharp-nosed torrent frog (Taudactylus acutirostris CR), Eungella torrent frog (Taudactylus eungellensis VU), and tinkling frog (Taudactylus rheophilus CR).

    Queensland tropical rain forests

  • Family Species Soricidae Suncus dayi Cercopithecidae Semnopithecus johnii Viverridae Viverra civettina Viverridae Paradoxurus jerdoni Muridae Petinomys fuscocapillus Muridae Rattus ranjiniae* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Malabar Coast moist forests

  • I'll kiss my treasure a 'the live-lang dayi A' night I'll dream my kisses o'er again,

    The gentle shepherd : a Scots pastoral comedy

  • Who hath not heard coquettes complain Of dayi, months, years, mifpent in vain?

    Fables by the Late Mr. Gay. In One Volume Complete

  • 'The Clarke famfly arrived in London, December 34, 1774, twenty-one dayi from Bonoo.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • Sons of the daring kings, ye bring back the dayi? of old! '

    The Poems of Ossian

  • Au%, x'2, Oft. xo, for cattle. rWhen any of thefe dayi happen on Sat. the Fair is kept on the Mon.

    Bowles's post-chaise companion; or, Travellers directory through England and Wales

  • ; hea begin your young delightful dayi Jie fwcet work of prayer and of pnife;

    Divine miscellanies; or, Sacred poems

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