Macaronic means: A heap of thing confusedly mixed together; a jumble.
Macaronic means: A kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding Latin terminations to other roots.
Macaroon means: A small cake, composed chiefly of the white of eggs, almonds, and sugar.
Macaroon means: A finical fellow, or macaroni.
Macartney means: A fire-backed pheasant. See Fireback.
Macassar oil means: A kind of oil formerly used in dressing the hair; -- so called because originally obtained from Macassar, a district of the Island of Celebes. Also, an imitation of the same, of perfumed castor oil and olive oil.
Macauco means: Any one of several species of small lemurs, as Lemur murinus, which resembles a rat in size.
Macavahu means: A small Brazilian monkey (Callithrix torquatus), -- called also collared teetee.
Macaw means: Any parrot of the genus Sittace, or Macrocercus. About eighteen species are known, all of them American. They are large and have a very long tail, a strong hooked bill, and a naked space around the eyes. The voice is harsh, and the colors are brilliant and strongly contrasted.
Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.
Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.
Zyme means: A ferment.
Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.
Zylonite means: Celluloid.
Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.
Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.
Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.
Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.
Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.
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