(Many thanks to Isaac for introducing me to these real-life oddments!)
By the way, you may note that this curiotype is a departure from the more arcane vocabulary of previous entries. That is because there was no W in classical Latin, the base language of most scientific terms. I'm rather glad since it gave me the perfect opportunity to celebrate sea dragons!
Photoshop with text from Steele's Fourteen Weeks of Physics, 1878.