Achillean means: Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad; invincible.
Achilles' tendon means: The strong tendon formed of the united tendons of the large muscles in the calf of the leg, an inserted into the bone of the heel; -- so called from the mythological account of Achilles being held by the heel when dipped in the River Styx.
Acockbill means: Hanging at the cathead, ready to let go, as an anchor.
Acockbill means: Topped up; having one yardarm higher than the other.
Adelantadillo means: A Spanish red wine made of the first ripe grapes.
Admaxillary means: Near to the maxilla or jawbone.
Affodill means: Asphodel.
Aiguille means: A needle-shaped peak.
Aiguille means: An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.
Aiguillette means: A point or tag at the end of a fringe or lace; an aglet.
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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