How to use Winged in a sentence
In many of these insects, while most individuals of the species are wingless, winged specimens are now and then met with.
The cones, about the size of a small walnut, bear spirally arranged imbricated scales which subtend the three-angled winged seeds.
The male scales differ in form from the female; the adult male is winged, and is rarely seen.
The very globe continually transcends and translates itself, and becomes winged in its orbit.
The scales of its cones are winged, and have a hook at the apex.Advertisement
The leaves of the cypresses are scale-like, overlapping and generally in four rows; the female catkins are roundish, and fewer than the male; the cones consist of from six to ten peltate woody scales, which end in a curved point, and open when the seeds are ripe; the seeds are numerous and winged.
These winged forms are about i mm.
Wingless forms are fairly frequent in the order, but their relationship to the allied winged species is evident.
They were built of bricks, with a foundation of stones and stone door-cases, like the palaces at Persepolis; and on these fragments of a procession of tribute-bearers and the figure of a winged demon (wrongly considered as a portrait of Cyrus) are preserved.
The beautiful winged creature will carry your wish to the sky.Advertisement
These cases render it highly probable that insects may in some circumstances become wingless, though their ancestors were winged.
In both of these species the females, as well as the males, are winged.
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Winged Female which lives on leaves and buds of vine, and lays parthogenetically eggs of two kinds, one developing into a wingless female, the other into a male.
Thus he showed that the weevils of granaries, in his time commonly supposed to be bred from wheat, as well as in it, are grubs hatched from eggs deposited by winged insects.Advertisement
His chapter on the flea, in which he not only describes its structure, but traces out the whole history of its metamorphoses from its first emergence from the egg, is full of interest - not so much for the exactness of his observations, as for its incidental revelation of the extraordinary ignorance then prevalent in regard to the origin and propagation of "this minute and despised creature," which some asserted to be produced from sand, others from dust, others from the dung of pigeons, and others from urine, but which he showed to be "endowed with as great perfection in its kind as any large animal," and proved to breed in the regular way of winged insects.
In archaic art he was portrayed as a full-grown and bearded man, clothed in a long chiton, and often wearing a cap (Kvvij) or a broad-brimmed hat (74Tao-os), and winged boots.
The structure of the flower represents the simple type of monocotyledons, consisting of two whorls of petals, of three free parts each, six free stamens, and a consolidated pistil of three carpels, ripening into a three-valved capsule containing many winged seeds.
In it were found the winged lions, now in the British Museum, the fine series of sculptured bas-reliefs glorifying the deeds of Assur-nasir-pal in war and peace, and the large collection of bronze vessels and implements, numbering over 200 pieces; (b) the Central palace, in the interior of the mound, toward its southern end, erected by Shalmaneser II.
Here were found the famous black obelisk of Shalmaneser, now in the British Museum, in the inscription on which the tribute of Jehu, son of Omri, is mentioned, the great winged bulls, and also a fine series of slabs representing the battles and sieges of Tiglath-pileser; (c) the South-West palace, in the S.W.Advertisement
The escape of the insect takes place on the spontaneous bursting of the walls of the vesicle, probably when, after viviparous (thelytokous) reproduction for several generations, male winged insects are developed.
Lichtenstein has established the fact that from the egg of the Aphis of Pistachio galls, Anopleura lentisci, is hatched an apterous insect (the gall-founder), which gives birth to young Aphides (emigrants), and that these, having acquired wings, fly to the roots of certain grasses (Bromus sterilis and Hordeum vulgare), and by budding underground give rise to several generations of apterous insects, whence finally comes a winged brood (the pupifera).
There was a mythic bird-cherub, and then perhaps a winged animal-form, analogous to the winged figures of bulls and lions with human faces which guarded Babylonian and Assyrian temples and palaces.
Another analogy is furnished by the winged genii represented as fertilizing the sacred tree - the date-palm (Tylor); here the body is human, though the face is sometimes that of an eagle.
They belong to the family Psocidae which has a few score species - most of them winged - living out of doors on the bark of trees and among vegetable refuse.Advertisement
In some Psocidae the wings are in a vestigial state, and the fully winged species rarely if ever fly.
The winged insects resemble the May-flies in their short feelers and in the large number (50 to 60) of their Malpighian tubes, but differ most strikingly from those insects in their strong wellarmoured bodies, their powerful jaws adapted for a predaceous manner of life, and the close similarity of the hind-wings to the forewings.
They are as a rule of a very hardy character, thriving best in northern latitudes - the trees having round, slender branches, and serrate, deciduous leaves, with barren and fertile catkins on the same tree, and winged fruits, the so-called seeds.
It flourishes in light soils and is one of the few trees that will grow amongst heather; owing to the large number of "winged seeds" which are readily scattered by the wind, it spreads rapidly, springing up where the soil is dry and covering clearings or waste places.
The tree flowers in April or May, and the winged seeds are shed the following autumn.Advertisement
In works of art Boreas was represented as bearded, powerful, draped against cold, and winged.
Remains of sculpture, engraved bronzes and gems, show clearly the source to which the Phoenician artists went for inspiration; for example, the uraeus-frieze and the winged disk, the ankh or symbol of life, are Egyptian designs frequently imitated.
In the vast majority of winged insects the terminal part of the genital system (vagina and ductus ejaculatorius) is unpaired and ectodermal.
C. babylonica, 5 to 7 ft., has winged stems, silvery leaves, and yellow flower-heads from June to September; C. montana, 3 ft., deep bright blue or white.
As such he survives in the Charos or Charontas of the modern Greeks - a black bird which darts down upon its prey, or a winged horseman who fastens his victims to the saddle and bears them away to the realms of the dead.Advertisement
On the same acacia there occur leaves with the petiole and lamina perfect; others having the petiole slightly expanded or winged, and the lamina imperfectly developed; and others in which there is no lamina, and the petiole becomes large and broad.
In works of art Triptolemus appears mounted on a chariot (winged or drawn by dragons, symbols of the fruitfulness of the earth), with Demeter and Persephone handing him the implements of agriculture.
The "Melancolia," numbered "1" as though intended to be the first of a series, with its brooding winged genius sitting dejectedly amidst a litter of scientific instruments and symbols, is hard to interpret in detail, but impossible not to recognize in general terms as an embodiment of the spirit of intellectual research (the student's "temperament" was supposed to be one with the melancholic), resting sadly from its labours in a mood of lassitude and defeat.
His father, the god Ares-Hippius, gave him winged horses swift as the wind, and Oenomaiis promised his daughter to the man who could outstrip him in the chariot race, hoping thus to prevent her marriage altogether.
Originally like Marduk a solar deity with the winged disk - the disk always typifying the sun 8 - as his symbol, he becomes as Assyria develops into a military power a god of war, indicated by the attachment of the figure of a man with a bow to the winged disk.Advertisement
Verhoeff has discussed the rise of the "social" from the "solitary" condition, and points, out that for the formation of an insect community three conditions are necessary - a nest large enough for a number of individuals, a close grouping of the cells, and an association between mother and daughters in the winged state.
The museum, housed in the hotel de ville, contains a fine collection of antiquities, including a famous bronze statuette of the winged figure of Victory, 23 in.
Many wingless insects - such as lice, fleas and certain earwigs and cockroaches - are placed in various orders together with winged insects to which they show evident relationships.
The Tuchersche altar, with its winged picture, is one of the finest works of the Nuremberg school about the middle of the 15th century.
All winged creeping things that have four feet were equally abominable.Advertisement
Later, they are winged maidens of serious aspect, in the garb of huntresses, with snakes or torches in their hair, carrying scourges, torches or sickles.
The numerous male catkins are generally arranged in dense whorls around the bases of the young shoots; the anther-scales, surmounted by a crest-like appendage, shed their abundant pollen by longitudinal slits; the two ovules at the base of the inner side of each fertile cone-scale develop into a pair of winged seeds, which drop from the opening scales when mature - as in the allied genera.
In the Aristophanic parody (Birds, 691) the winged Eros in conjunction with gloomy Chaos brings forth the race of birds.
The groups which ornamented, as acroteria, the two gables of the temple have been in part recovered, and may now be seen in the national museum at Athens; at the one end was Boreas carrying off Oreithyia, at the other Eos and Cephalus, the centre in each case being occupied by the winged figure that stood out against the sky - a variation on the winged Victories that often occupy the same position on temples.
The palace proper was divided into three sections, built around three sides of a large court on the south-east or city side, into which opened the great outer gates, guarded by winged stone bulls, each section containing suites of rooms built around several smaller inner courts.Advertisement
De Villeneuve and Penaud constructed their winged models on different types, the former selecting the bat, the latter the bird.
The young leaves arise on the stem-apex as conical protuberances with winged borders, on which the pinnae appear as rounded humps, usually in basipetal order; the scale-leaves in their young condition resemble fronds, but the lamina remains undeveloped.
When the small winged fruits have been scattered the ripe, woody, blackish cones remain, often lasting through the winter.
The Gorgons are represented as winged creatures, having the form of young women; their hair consists of snakes; they are round-faced, flat-nosed, with tongues lolling out and large projecting teeth.
Sphinxes have been found in Phoenicia, one at least being winged and another bearded.
In the ancient tomb discovered in 1877 at Spata near Athens (which represents a kindred but somewhat later art than the tombs at Mycenae) were found female winged sphinxes carved in ivory or bone.
It is winged, and the face is smooth and delicate in contour.
Though Greek sphinxes are in general winged, there have been found in Boeotia terra-cotta figures of wingless sphinxes.
Both winged and wingless forms of both sexes occur, and the wings when present are normal in number, that is to say two pairs.
Eggs produced in the autumn by fertilized females remain on the plant through the winter and hatching in the spring give rise to female individuals which may be winged or wingless.
In the autumn winged males appear, union between the sexes takes place and the females lay the fertilized eggs which are destined to carry the species through the cold months of winter.
Not the least interesting features connected with this strange life-history are the facts that the young may be born by the oviparous or viviparous methods and either gamogenetically or agamogenetically, and may develop into winged forms or remain wingless, and that the males only appear in any number at the close of the season.
Although the factors which determine these phenomena are not clearly understood, it is believed that the appearance of the males is connected with the increasing cold of autumn and the growing scarcity of food, and that the birth of winged females is similarly associated with decrease in the quantity or vitiation of the quality of the nourishment imbibed.
Sometimes the winged females migrate from the plant they were born on to start fresh colonies on others often of quite a different kind.
Thus the apple blight (Aphis mali) after producing many generations of apterous females on its typical food-plant gives rise to winged forms which fly away and settle upon grass or corn-stalks.
The spores of this genus are curiously winged, and intermediate in size between the microspores and megaspores of Lepidostrobus; the question of homospory or heterospory is not yet decided.
The seeds are flat and winged, closely resembling those of some Cordaiteae (see below).
There is good evidence that many of the seeds belonged to Cordaitales, especially those seeds which had a flattened form, such as Cardiocarpus, Cycadinocarpus, Samaropsis, &c. Seeds of this kind have been found in connexion with the Cordaianthus inflorescences; the winged seeds'of Samaropsis, borne on long pedicels, are attributed by Grand' Eury to the genus Dorycordaites.
In art Eros is represented as a beautiful youth or a winged child.
A portal had opened overhead, back towards what Gabe had called the Lake of Souls. Demons fell from the sky, some changing into their winged forms while others simply fell. It was too far for them to survive if they fell, and he estimated half of them were likely dead on impact.
The other half numbered in the hundreds. The winged demons hovered around the portal and then took off in separate directions, swooping low above the jungle.
In the half dome the winged figure of Victory steps from a boat through the central archway of a Roman temple.
The front panel is centered by a blind cartouche supported by winged putti and an eagle above military trophies.
Still need a centaur, a winged horse, and the giant, but we'll leave those until tomorrow.
He went up to heaven in a winged chariot pulled by griffins.
Two winged cherubs stand praying back-to-back with their wings and heads supporting the bowl.
Their feet are pushing backward thereby supporting the right-to-left movement of the winged creatures in the lower layer.
The winged spindle euonymus alatus Rosa roxburghii, when mature, peel and flake in cinnamon tinted hues.
Over one hundred species of plant have been recorded here, including green winged orchid and adder's tongue fern.
One marsh produced our only white tailed plover of the trip along with purple gallinule, many ruff and black winged stilts.
Motifs include religious figures, hunting scenes in which the king has the central place, and mythical animals like the winged griffin.
Time and again, terrifying winged humanoids have been seen, on the ground or in flight, by reliable witnesses.
The 5th larval instar, is followed by the winged imago stage which are 3mm long and brown-black in color.
O children, I shall sing a lamentation of a winged swan which crossed the great waters.
He had once met the Winged monkeys in the Land of the West, and he did not wish to meet them again.
In winter little winged nutlets with tiny airbags fly off in the wind and float down stream to germinate somewhere on another bank.
This is the origin of the appearance of the Winged Disk during Nibiru's perihelion passage.
On the drive kestrel, spur winged plover, turtle dove and a distant great gray shrike were added.
Spring sees the appearance of greenish yellow, upright racemes of flowers followed by decorative red winged fruits.
The first is a Purdey finished in 1852 in half inch bore with two groove rifling for the winged sugar loaf bullet.
Then you won't need winged sandals like Mercury to get to the games on time!
You must use your mystical winged scarab to shoot magical spheres and destroy the approaching colored spheres by making matches of three or more.
The 7ins x 8ins elongated brass dial is mounted with a silvered chapter ring and winged cherub spandrels.
These winged creatures, probably winged lions with human faces, resembling the sphinx, formed a chair on which Yahweh was invisibly enthroned.
Hundreds of whiskered terns were hunting insects in several bays along with a few white winged black terns.
As regards wing-structure, the Isoptera with the two pairs closely similar are the most primitive of all winged insects; while in the paired mesodermal genital ducts, the elongate cerci and the conspicuous maxillulae of their larvae the Ephemeroptera retain notable ancestral characters.
The Mayflies belong to the Ephemeridae, a remarkable family of winged insects, included by Linnaeus in his order Neuroptera, which derive their scientific name from E4n cpos, in allusion to their very short lives.
The abdomen consists of ten segments, the tenth furnished with long and slender multi-articulate tails, which appear to be only two in number at first, but an intermediate one gradually develops itself (though this latter is often lost in the winged insect).
And when these judgments were winged by epigram, and weighted by the name of Erasmus, who stood at the head of letters, a widespread exasperation was the consequence.
Then you wo n't need winged sandals like Mercury to get to the games on time !
We had good views of a slim, blackish, long winged bird with brilliant white upper central tail feathers.
Whoever owned it could call three times upon the Winged Monkeys, who would obey any order they were given.
This would have added authenticity to his alleged semi-divine status among various pagan sects clinging to the divinity of the Winged Planet.
These beautiful, divine, winged beings bring a sense of comfort to those who believe in them.
These are perfect for the winged liner look.
Rectangular styles are most popular with three-panel mirrors, but circular tri-fold styles and winged ovals are also available.
A winged tip is optional, but looks oh so French!
These winged insects elude happiness and can be made as intricate as desired with a variety of colors and glitter.
V. gigantea, from Jamaica, is about 6 1/2 feet high, and very pleasing, with its round green stems covered with large, winged, glistening, green leaves.
The seeds are leathery and nut-like, not winged as in the Elm.
Winged Everlasting (Ammobium) - A. alatum is a handsome everlasting from New Holland, 1 1/2 to 3 feet high, bearing white chaffy flowers with yellow discs from May till September.
Winged Nut (Pterocarya) - Walnut-like trees of fine stately form of leaf and habit, P. caucasica being hardy in England, at least in the southern and warmer parts.
When you make your yard and garden even more attractive to the winged creatures you want to have in your yard, they'll be happier to stay.
Regardless of how large your butterfly garden is, be sure to take photos of these wonderful winged species.
The notes that are used can be "winged" a little.
The mythological enemies include Cyclops, gorgons, minotaurs, undead warriors, and winged harpies.
This winged messenger is brilliant and has a mind that never stops turning.
The Emmy statuette, a winged woman grasping an atom, was designed by Louis McManus, who modeled it after his wife, Dorothy.
Similar to their beliefs about other winged creatures, the Celts thought butterflies had souls.
These magical winged creatures can be an ornate centerpiece for a tattoo design, a delicate accent to lend femininity to a tribal tattoo, or they stand alone nicely in a simple tattoo design.
With a world of winged fairies to choose from, a pre-designed flash art tattoo or a custom designed piece guarantees you can find a fairy that makes your heart aflutter.
In mythology and interpretations, this zodiac sign is often symbolized by a winged woman.
Possibly the most popular style of butterfly, the open winged butterfly gives the artist the biggest advantage to add in color and patterns.
An open winged butterfly can be placed anywhere on the body.
After time, the dragonfly enters a cocoon where they come out as a full winged dragonfly.
Sometimes it's hard to narrow down the reasons why people choose one design over another, but this small winged creature's allure is actually easy to define.
The collection is enormous and includes Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and the Winged Victory.
These fairies and elves of Victorian Kitsch are often winged; the ancient model was often simply human formed, although in some accounts, even the standard fairies and elves were winged.
In some lexicons, elves are human-sized and wingless, while fairies are wee and winged.
In the West, the dragon of myth was often, but not always, winged, and fire-breathing.
Dragons in fantasy are almost always the western, winged variety.
Angels, actual winged beings that purport to serve God, are meddling in man's affairs.
In Western culture, fairies portrayed in children stories as little winged creatures are good natured, helpful.
Later depictions show these creatures as diminutive winged folk, no more than a few inches tall.
These human sized fairies bear little similarity to their short, winged modern representations.
Tinker Bell has even been played by screen star Julia Roberts as an undeniably beautiful winged woman with an unrequited love for Peter Pan.
A, Winged female; B, winged D, viviparous wingless female from in patches from old apple trees, where the insects live in the rough bark and form cankered growths both above and below ground.
His order of wingless insects (Aptera) included Crustacea, spiders, centipedes and other creatures that now form classes of the Arthropoda distinct from the Hexapoda; it also included Hexapoda of parasitic and evidently degraded structure, that are now regarded as allied more or less closely to various winged insects.
Both are connected with the sun-god Helios and with the sea-god Poseidon, the symbol of the union being the winged horse Pegasus.
Many specimens exist of German winged and enamelled glasses of Venetian character.
As growth proceeds the integument is periodically cast; and at the final moult the perfect winged insect appears.
Next come the various kinds of inhumation graves, the most important of which are rock-hewn chambers, many of which contain well-preserved paintings of various periods; some show close kinship to archaic Greek art, while others are more recent, and one, the Grotta del Tifone (so called from the typhons, or winged genii of death, represented) in which Latin as well as Etruscan inscriptions appear, belongs perhaps to the middle of the 4th century B.C. Fine sarcophagi from these tombs, some showing traces of painting, are preserved in the municipal museum, and also numerous fine Greek vases, bronzes and other objects.
It is a very heterogeneous group, being fleshy-stemmed with a woody axis, the branches being angular, winged, flattened or cylindrical, and the flowers small, short-tubed, succeeded by small, round, peashaped berries.
They are remarkable in having wingless males and winged females.
The ants which form this group are readily distinguished by the differentiation of the females into winged " queens" and wingless " workers."
The Vespidae or social wasps have " queens " and " workers " like the ants, but both these forms of female are winged; the claws on their feet are simple.
In the other families both sexes are winged, and the instinct and industry of the females are among the most wonderful in the Hymenoptera.
The Heteroptera can be traced back farther than any other winged insects if the fossil Protocimex silurica Moberg, from the Ordovician slates of Sweden is rightly regarded as the wing of a bug.
Here it undergoes its fifth and last moult, and appears as a winged female, capable of reproducing parthenogenetically.
I too felt a slumberous influence after watching him half an hour, as he sat thus with his eyes half open, like a cat, winged brother of the cat.
The growth of the parasitic larva does not stop the development of the host-larva, and when the latter pupates and assumes the winged form, the stylopid, which has completed its transformation, is carried to the outer world.
In these ants the difference between the large, heavy, winged males and females, and the small, long-legged, active workers, is so great, that various forms of the same species have been often referred to distinct genera; in Eciton, for example, the female has a single petiolate abdominal segment, the worker two.
Among the Hexapoda generally there is no subsequent ecdysis nor any further growth after the assumption of the winged state.
After a prolonged aquatic larval and nymphal life-history, the winged insect appears as a sub-imago, whence, after the casting of a delicate cuticle, the true imago emerges.
The division of the winged Hexapoda into Exopteryga and Endopteryga is thus again justified.
The extreme of this " division of labour " is seen, in those insects whose jaws are vestigial in the winged state, when, the need for feeding all behind them, they have but to pair, to lay eggs and to die.
Sharp's proposed association of the parasitic wingless insects in a group Anapterygota cannot, however, be defended as natural; and recent researches into the structure of these forms enables us to associate them confidently with related winged orders.
This phenomenon occurs among species found at high elevations, among others found in arid or desert regions, and in some cases in the female sex only, the male being winged and the female wingless.
The wingless forms in question are always allied to winged forms, and there is every reason to believe that they have been really derived from winged forms. There are also insects (fleas, &c.) in which metamorphosis of a " complete " character exists, though the insects never develop wings.
We have undoubted fossil evidence that winged insects lived in the Devonian and became numerous in the Carboniferous period.
As shown by the number and variety of species, the Orthoptera are the most dominant order of this group. Eminently terrestrial in habit, the differentiation of their fore-wings and hindwings can be traced from Carboniferous, isopteroid ancestors through intermediate Mesozoic forms. The Plecoptera resemble the Ephemeroptera and Odonata in the aquatic habits of their larvae, and by the occasional presence of tufted thoracic gills in the imago exhibit an aquatic character unknown in any other winged insects.
Aello and Ocypete, daughters of Thaumas and Electra, winged goddesses with beautiful locks, swifter than winds and birds in their flight, and their domain is the air.
But when the legend became common property, other and better-known heroes were added to their number - Orpheus, Castor and Polydeuces (Pollux), Zetes and Calais, the winged sons of Boreas, Meleager, Theseus, Heracles.
This was done by the winged sons of Boreas, and Phineus now told them their course, and that the way to pass through the Symplegades or Cyanean rocks - two cliffs which moved on their bases and crushed whatever sought to pass - was first to fly a pigeon through, and when the cliffs, having closed on the pigeon, began to retire to each side, to row the "Argo" swiftly through.
When the aquatic insect has reached its full growth it emerges from the water or seeks its surface; the thorax splits down the back and the winged form appears.
This final moult is effected soon after the insect's appearance in the winged form; the creature seeks a temporary resting-place, the pellicle splits down the back, and the now perfect insect comes forth, often differing very greatly in colours and markings from the condition in which it was only a few moments before.
It is an unspeakable boon to me to be able to speak in winged words that need no interpretation.
Thus it is that Even as the roots, shut in the darksome earth, Share in the tree-top's joyance, and conceive Of sunshine and wide air and winged things, By sympathy of nature, so do I gave evidence of things unseen.
I often tell them stories or teach them a game, and the winged hours depart and leave us good and happy.
There are three distinct and large thoracic segments, whereof the prothorax is narrower than the others; the legs are much shorter and stouter than in the winged insect, with monomerous tarsi terminated by a single claw.