Tityus

noun Tity·us \ˈtitēəs, ˈtīt-\

Definition of Tityus

  1. :  a genus of scorpions (family Buthidae) containing several whose venom is highly toxic to man

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Origin and Etymology of tityus

New Latin, from Latin or Greek; Latin Tityos, name of a mythical giant, from Greek


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