Sagittarius vs Scutum - What's the difference?

sagittarius | scutum |


As nouns the difference between sagittarius and scutum

is that sagittarius is archer, bowman while scutum is (historical|roman antiquity) an oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the roman army.

As a adjective sagittarius

is armed with a bow and arrows.

sagittarius

Translingual

(wikipedia Sagittarius)

Proper noun

  • Hypernyms

    * (genus) Aves - class; Saurornithes - informal group; Ornithothoraces, Ornithurae - clades; Carinatae - subclass; Neornithes - infraclass; Neognathae - parvclass; Accipitriformes - order; Sagittariidae - family

    Hyponyms

    * (genus) Sagittarius serpentarius - sole species

    References

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    scutum

    English

    Noun

    (scuta)
  • (historical, Roman antiquity) An oblong shield made of boards or wickerwork covered with leather, with sometimes an iron rim; carried chiefly by the heavy-armed infantry of the Roman army.
  • (zoology) A scute.
  • (zoology) One of the two lower valves of the operculum of a barnacle.
  • (obsolete) A penthouse or awning.
  • (Burrill)
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