Umbos means: of Umbo
Umbo means: The boss of a shield, at or near the middle, and usually projecting, sometimes in a sharp spike.
Umbo means: A boss, or rounded elevation, or a corresponding depression, in a palate, disk, or membrane; as, the umbo in the integument of the larvae of echinoderms or in the tympanic membrane of the ear.
Umbo means: One of the lateral prominence just above the hinge of a bivalve shell.
Umbonate means: Alt. of Umbonated
Umbonated means: Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss.
Umbrae means: of Umbra
Umbra means: The conical shadow projected from a planet or satellite, on the side opposite to the sun, within which a spectator could see no portion of the sun's disk; -- used in contradistinction from penumbra. See Penumbra.
Umbra means: The central dark portion, or nucleus, of a sun spot.
Umbra means: The fainter part of a sun spot; -- now more commonly called penumbra.
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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