(Alexius Comnenus) 1048–1118, emperor of the Byzantine Empire 1081–1118.
- Alexius i comnenus
noun 1048–1118, ruler of the Byzantine Empire (1081–1118)
a male given name, form of . Alfred (“Alf”) Mossman [maws-muh n,, mos-] /ˈmɔs mən,, ˈmɒs-/ (Show IPA), 1887–1987, U.S. politician. Contemporary Examples Alf Adams did not want to talk rats but he did want to show me his bottle collection preserved in a dusty shed. The Crazy Medieval Island of Sark Liza Foreman October […]
a word used in communications to represent the letter A. the NATO name for a class of nuclear-powered Soviet attack submarine having a titanium hull and a submerged speed of more than 40 knots. Contemporary Examples The alfa members involved are now in hiding in Crimea but some former commanders are still in Ukraine and […]
- Alfalfa butterfly
a sulfur butterfly, Colias eurytheme, having orange wings edged with black, the larvae of which feed on alfalfa and other legumes.