Machiavelian means: One who adopts the principles of Machiavel; a cunning and unprincipled politician.
Machiavelism means: Alt. of Machiavelianism
Machiavelianism means: The supposed principles of Machiavel, or practice in conformity to them; political artifice, intended to favor arbitrary power.
Machicolated means: Having machicolations.
Machicolation means: An opening between the corbels which support a projecting parapet, or in the floor of a gallery or the roof of a portal, shooting or dropping missiles upen assailants attacking the base of the walls. Also, the construction of such defenses, in general, when of this character. See Illusts. of Battlement and Castle.
Machicolation means: The act of discharging missiles or pouring burning or melted substances upon assailants through such apertures.
Machicoulis means: Same as Machicolation.
Machinal means: Of or pertaining to machines.
Machinated means: of Machinate
Machinating means: of Machinate
Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.
Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.
Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.
Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.
Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.
Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.
Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.
Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.
Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.
-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium
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