Aphthong means: A letter, or a combination of letters, employed in spelling a word, but in the pronunciation having no sound.
Diphthong means: A coalition or union of two vowel sounds pronounced in one syllable; as, ou in out, oi in noise; -- called a proper diphthong.
Diphthong means: A vowel digraph; a union of two vowels in the same syllable, only one of them being sounded; as, ai in rain, eo in people; -- called an improper diphthong.
Diphthong means: To form or pronounce as a diphthong; diphthongize.
Diphthongal means: Relating or belonging to a diphthong; having the nature of a diphthong.
Diphthongalize means: To make into a diphthong; to pronounce as a diphthong.
Diphthongation means: See Diphthongization.
Diphthongic means: Of the nature of diphthong; diphthongal.
Diphthongization means: The act of changing into a diphthong.
Diphthongize means: To change into a diphthong, as by affixing another vowel to a simple vowel.
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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