Madrigal means: An unaccompanied polyphonic song, in four, five, or more parts, set to secular words, but full of counterpoint and imitation, and adhering to the old church modes. Unlike the freer glee, it is best sung with several voices on a part. See Glee.
Madrigaler means: A madrigalist.
Madrigalist means: A composer of madrigals.
Madrilenian means: Of or pertaining to Madrid in Spain, or to its inhabitants.
Madrilenian means: A native or inhabitant of Madrid.
Madrina means: An animal (usually an old mare), wearing a bell and acting as the leader of a troop of pack mules.
Madroa means: A small evergreen tree or shrub (Arbutus Menziesii), of California, having a smooth bark, thick shining leaves, and edible red berries, which are often called madroa apples.
Madwort means: A genus of cruciferous plants (Alyssum) with white or yellow flowers and rounded pods. A. maritimum is the commonly cultivated sweet alyssum, a fragrant white-flowered annual.
Maegbote means: Alt. of Magbote
Magbote means: Compensation for the injury done by slaying a kinsman.
Zigzag means: A molding running in a zigzag line; a chevron, or series of chevrons. See Illust. of Chevron, 3.
Zigzag means: Something that has short turns or angles.
Zighyr means: Same as Sicker.
Zigger means: Alt. of Zighyr
Zif means: The second month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding to our May.
Zietrisikite means: A mineral wax, vert similar to ozocerite. It is found at Zietrisika, Moldavia, whence its name.
Ziega means: Curd produced from milk by adding acetic acid, after rennet has ceased to cause coagulation.
Zibeth means: A carnivorous mammal (Viverra zibetha) closely allied to the civet, from which it differs in having the spots on the body less distinct, the throat whiter, and the black rings on the tail more numerous.
Zibet means: Alt. of Zibeth
Zeylanite means: See Ceylanite.
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