Eburin means: A composition of dust of ivory or of bone with a cement; -- used for imitations of valuable stones and in making moldings, seals, etc.
Eburnation means: A condition of bone cartilage occurring in certain diseases of these tissues, in which they acquire an unnatural density, and come to resemble ivory.
Eburnean means: Made of or relating to ivory.
Eburnification means: The conversion of certain substances into others which have the appearance or characteristics of ivory.
Eburnine means: Of or pertaining to ivory.
Ecardines means: An order of Brachiopoda; the Lyopomata. See Brachiopoda.
Ecarte means: A game at cards, played usually by two persons, in which the players may discard any or all of the cards dealt and receive others from the pack.
Ecaudate means: Without a tail or spur.
Ecaudate means: Tailless.
Ecballium means: A genus of cucurbitaceous plants consisting of the single species Ecballium agreste (or Elaterium), the squirting cucumber. Its fruit, when ripe, bursts and violently ejects its seeds, together with a mucilaginous juice, from which elaterium, a powerful cathartic medicine, is prepared.
Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.
Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.
Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.
Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.
Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.
Zenik means: See Zenick.
Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.
Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.
Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.
Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.
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