Macrura means: A subdivision of decapod Crustacea, having the abdomen largely developed. It includes the lobster, prawn, shrimp, and many similar forms. Cf. Decapoda.
Macrural means: Same as Macrurous.
Macruran means: One of the Macrura.
Macruroid means: Like or pertaining to the Macrura.
Macrurous means: Of or pertaining to the Macrura; having a long tail.
Mactation means: The act of killing a victim for sacrifice.
Mactra means: Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See Surf clam, under Surf.
Maculae means: of Macula
Macula means: A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb.
Macula means: A rather large spot or blotch of color.
Zonaria means: A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.
Zonar means: A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.
Zonal means: Of or pertaining to a zone; having the form of a zone or zones.
Zona means: A zone or band; a layer.
Zonae means: of Zona
Zomboruk means: See Zumbooruk.
Zollverein means: Literally, a customs union; specifically, applied to the several customs unions successively formed under the leadership of Prussia among certain German states for establishing liberty of commerce among themselves and common tariff on imports, exports, and transit.
Zokor means: An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.
Zoisite means: A grayish or whitish mineral occurring in orthorhombic, prismatic crystals, also in columnar masses. It is a silicate of alumina and lime, and is allied to epidote.
Zoilism means: Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.
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