Cynarctomachy means: Bear baiting with a dog.
Cynarrhodium means: A fruit like that of the rose, consisting of a cup formed of the calyx tube and receptacle, and containing achenes.
Cynegetics means: The art of hunting with dogs.
Cynic means: Alt. of Cynical
Cynical means: Having the qualities of a surly dog; snarling; captious; currish.
Cynical means: Pertaining to the Dog Star; as, the cynic, or Sothic, year; cynic cycle.
Cynical means: Belonging to the sect of philosophers called cynics; having the qualities of a cynic; pertaining to, or resembling, the doctrines of the cynics.
Cynical means: Given to sneering at rectitude and the conduct of life by moral principles; disbelieving in the reality of any human purposes which are not suggested or directed by self-interest or self-indulgence; as, a cynical man who scoffs at pretensions of integrity; characterized by such opinions; as, cynical views of human nature.
Cynic means: One of a sect or school of philosophers founded by Antisthenes, and of whom Diogenes was a disciple. The first Cynics were noted for austere lives and their scorn for social customs and current philosophical opinions. Hence the term Cynic symbolized, in the popular judgment, moroseness, and contempt for the views of others.
Cynic means: One who holds views resembling those of the Cynics; a snarler; a misanthrope; particularly, a person who believes that human conduct is directed, either consciously or unconsciously, wholly by self-interest or self-indulgence, and that appearances to the contrary are superficial and untrustworthy.
Zarnich means: Native sulphide of arsenic, including sandarach, or realgar, and orpiment.
Zareba means: An improvised stockade; especially, one made of thorn bushes, etc.
Zaratite means: A hydrous carbonate of nickel occurring as an emerald-green incrustation on chromite; -- called also emerald nickel.
Zarathustrism means: See Zoroastrianism.
Zarathustric means: Of or pertaining to Zarathustra, or Zoroaster; Zoroastrian.
Zarathustrian means: Alt. of Zarathustric
Zaptiah means: A Turkish policeman.
Zapotilla means: See Sapodilla.
Zaphrentis means: An extinct genus of cyathophylloid corals common in the Paleozoic formations. It is cup-shaped with numerous septa, and with a deep pit in one side of the cup.
Zaphara means: Zaffer.
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