As means: An ace.
Asses means: of As
As means: A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.
As means: A Roman copper coin, originally of a pound weight (12 oz.); but reduced, after the first Punic war, to two ounces; in the second Punic war, to one ounce; and afterwards to half an ounce.
Asa means: An ancient name of a gum.
Asafetida means: Alt. of Asafoetida
Asafoetida means: The fetid gum resin or inspissated juice of a large umbelliferous plant (Ferula asafoetida) of Persia and the East Indies. It is used in medicine as an antispasmodic.
Asaphus means: A genus of trilobites found in the Lower Silurian formation. See Illust. in Append.
Asarabacca means: An acrid herbaceous plant (Asarum Europaeum), the leaves and roots of which are emetic and cathartic. It is principally used in cephalic snuffs.
Asarone means: A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the Asarum Europaeum; -- called also camphor of asarum.
Zoccolo means: Same as Socle.
Zocco means: Alt. of Zoccolo
Zocle means: Same as Socle.
Zobo means: A kind of domestic cattle reared in Asia for its flesh and milk. It is supposed to be a hybrid between the zebu and the yak.
Zoanthus means: A genus of Actinaria, including numerous species, found mostly in tropical seas. The zooids or polyps resemble small, elongated actinias united together at their bases by fleshy stolons, and thus forming extensive groups. The tentacles are small and bright colored.
Zoanthropy means: A kind of monomania in which the patient believes himself transformed into one of the lower animals.
Zoanthoid means: Of or pertaining to the Zoanthacea.
Zoanthodeme means: The zooids of a compound anthozoan, collectively.
Zoantharian means: One of the Anthozoa.
Zoantharian means: Of or pertaining to the Zoantharia.
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