caligo definition

  • noun:
    • dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on cornea
    • Dimness or obscurity of sight, influenced by a speck from the cornea; also, the speck it self.
    • Dimness of picture; caligation. Also referred to as achlys.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of butterflies, for the subfamily Brassolinæ. C. eurylochus is the huge owl-butterfly of south usa, sometimes broadening 9 ins. C. uranus is another species with an orange bar over the wings.
    • dimness or obscurity of picture, influenced by a speck in the cornea
    • Dimness or obscurity of picture, dependent upon a speck from the cornea; also, the speck it self.
    • Dimness of sight; caligation. Also referred to as achlys.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of butterflies, of this subfamily Brassolinæ. C. eurylochus may be the enormous owl-butterfly of South America, occasionally expanding 9 ins. C. uranus is another species with an orange bar throughout the wings.

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