Example sentences for: pliny

How can you use “pliny” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As well as all the expected first names, old and new, that appear in dictionaries of this type, he includes names that are more familiar from the Bible and literature than everyday life, so that his letter G , for instance, takes in Galahad and Ganymede and his letter P Pliny and Psyche , none of which appears in the other two books.

  • A species of tick, the animal that Pliny the Elder called one of the foulest and nastiest creatures that be should be known to most residents of the northeast coast of the US, because Ixodes dammini , the deer tick, is the vector for another dreadful animal--the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi , which causes borreliosis Lyme (disease)--the fastest-growing infectious disease in the US after AIDS.

  • Inspired by these findings as well as by ancient perfume recipes preserved in the writings of Pliny the Elder, a fragrance expert in Florida, Irene Saltzman, has re-created four historic scents for popular use.

  • And cilium , which meant upper eyelid to Pliny the Elder, acquired in later centuries the senses of eyebrow, eyelid, and eyelash.

  • ' The flower was so called by Pliny the Elder because the double root resembled two hairy testicles.

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