Argas means: A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called Miana bug, is A. Persicus; that of Central America, called talaje by the natives, is A. Talaje.
Armillas means: of Armilla
Arras means: Tapestry; a rich figured fabric; especially, a screen or hangings of heavy cloth with interwoven figures.
Arras means: To furnish with an arras.
Arrasene means: A material of wool or silk used for working the figures in embroidery.
Arrastre means: A rude apparatus for pulverizing ores, esp. those containing free gold.
Arraswise means: Alt. of Arrasways
Arrasways means: Placed in such a position as to exhibit the top and two sides, the corner being in front; -- said of a rectangular form.
Arrow grass means: An herbaceous grasslike plant (Triglochin palustre, and other species) with pods opening so as to suggest barbed arrowheads.
Arthrogastra means: A division of the Arachnida, having the abdomen annulated, including the scorpions, harvestmen, etc.; pedipalpi.
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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