noctiluca (c.1360-79)

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noctiluca (c.1360-79)

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[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  noctiluca n.; MED:  noctiluca n.; DMLBS: 1921a noctiluca ]
 

A Latin word, used in an A-N context.

s.

1insectszool.glow-worm
( c.1360-79; MS: s.xivex )  ly verm que l'en appelle Noctiluca, c'est tant a dire 'Luisant de nuit'  1131
( MS: s.xv )  Pernet des vermes une bone partie que sount appellés noctiluca  103.S151
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