Acanthaceous means: Armed with prickles, as a plant.
Acanthaceous means: Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the acanthus is the type.
Aces means: of Ace
Ace means: A unit; a single point or spot on a card or die; the card or die so marked; as, the ace of diamonds.
Ace means: Hence: A very small quantity or degree; a particle; an atom; a jot.
Aceldama means: The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.
Acentric means: Not centered; without a center.
Acephal means: One of the Acephala.
Acephala means: That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca.
Acephalan means: Same as Acephal.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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