Backslide means: To slide back; to fall away; esp. to abandon gradually the faith and practice of a religion that has been professed.
Backslider means: One who backslides.
Bactericide means: Same as Germicide.
Balaenoidea means: A division of the Cetacea, including the right whale and all other whales having the mouth fringed with baleen. See Baleen.
Ballooning spider means: A spider which has the habit of rising into the air. Many kinds ( esp. species of Lycosa) do this while young by ejecting threads of silk until the force of the wind upon them carries the spider aloft.
Bankside means: The slope of a bank, especially of the bank of a steam.
Bank-sided means: Having sides inclining inwards, as a ship; -- opposed to wall-sided.
Barmecide means: One who proffers some illusory advantage or benefit. Also used as an adj.: Barmecidal.
Bartholomew tide means: Time of the festival of St. Bartholomew, August 24th.
Batoidei means: The division of fishes which includes the rays and skates.
Zoosperm means: One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.
Zoopsychology means: Animal psychology.
Zoopraxiscope means: An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.
Zoophytology means: The natural history zoophytes.
Zoophytological means: Of or pertaining to zoophytology; as, zoophytological observations.
Zoophytoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, a zoophyte.
Zoophytical means: Of or pertaining to zoophytes.
Zoophytic means: Alt. of Zoophytical
Zoophyte means: Any one of the Zoophyta.
Zoophyte means: Any one of numerous species of invertebrate animals which more or less resemble plants in appearance, or mode of growth, as the corals, gorgonians, sea anemones, hydroids, bryozoans, sponges, etc., especially any of those that form compound colonies having a branched or treelike form, as many corals and hydroids.
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