The monitor lizard is popularly known as the goanna, a name derived from the iguana, an entirely different animal.
Firefly is a term popularly used for certain tropical American click-beetles (Pyrophorus), due to their power of emitting light.
He was popularly known as "Prince John" because of his manners and appearance.
In fact, he did so much to make the atomic theory of matter probable that he is popularly regarded as its originator.
Popularly, however, the emperor is known by his old Russian title of tsar.
When in this condition the metal is popularly said to be " saturated."
He was not indeed the monster of iniquity he is popularly supposed to have been.
He was popularly regarded as a prophet, more especially as a second Elijah.
The horse does not occupy the important position in the Bedouin economy that is popularly supposed.
New Haven is popularly known as the "City of Elms," because of the number of these trees.
The worship of the tulsi plant, or holy basil (Ocymum sanctum, Don), by the Hindus is popularly explained by its consecration to Vishnu and Krishna.
Although this plant is popularly termed the "meadow mushroom," it never as a rule grows in meadows.
The name is often in popular literature written Cambalu, and is by Longfellow accented in verse Cambeilic. But this spelling originates in an accidental error in Ramusio's Italian version, which was the chief channel through which Marco Polo's book was popularly known.
In the most generally used sense, a plant is a member of the lower or vegetable order of living organized things; the term is also popularly applied to the smaller herbaceous plants, thus excluding trees and shrubs.
He became popularly known as the duende, the fairy or brownie of the palace, and was believed to be the lover of the queen.
The province is popularly, but not for administrative purposes, divided according to climate into germsir and sardsir, or the warm and cold regions.
But before the close of their rule a miraculous event occurred on the Chang-pai-Shan mountains which is popularly believed to have laid the seeds of the greatness of the present rulers of the empire.
It is popularly used of a relation between persons amounting to more than goodwill or friendship. By ethical writers the word has been used generally of distinct states of feeling, both lasting and spasmodic; some contrast it with "passion" as being free from the distinctively sensual element.
The personal element is conspicuous in the Brazilian journalism, and for a considerable period of its history libellous attacks on persons, signed by professional sponsors, popularly called testas de ferro (iron heads), were admitted at so much a line in the best newspapers.
It was openly suggested in the journals to reform the constitution by turning Brazil into independent federal provinces, governed by authorities popularly elected, as in the United States.
Bobby Lowe, as he was popularly known, was one of the most remarkable personalities of his day, with his tall, striking figure, albino complexion and hair, and faculty for epigram and irony.
Closer akin to certain Western forms of dissidence from traditional Catholicism, though of native growth, are the Molokani or Molokans, so called popularly because they continue to drink milk (moloko) during fasts.
The metric weights and measures have been officially adopted by Venezuela, but the old Spanish units are still popularly used throughout the country.
In Kudanzaka Park is the Yasukuni Temple, popularly known by the name of Shokonsha, and consecrated to the spirits of departed heroes who fell in war.
The meteorites which appear annually on or about the 10th of August are popularly known as "the tears of St Lawrence."