In Persian Yauna was the generic term for Greeks.'
The larger forms designated by special generic terms include the following.
The generic term is derived from the Arabic Ouaran,.
The smooth, black and brown scales of the back are highly iridescent, hence the generic name of this peculiar snake, which reaches the length of one yard.
The minute insects included in it, which haunt blossoms and leaves, are fairly well known to gardeners by the name Thrips, a generic term used by Linnaeus for the four species of the group which he had examined and relegated to the order Hemiptera.