Alecithal means: Applied to those ova which segment uniformly, and which have little or no food yelk embedded in their protoplasm.
Aleconner means: Orig., an officer appointed to look to the goodness of ale and beer; also, one of the officers chosen by the liverymen of London to inspect the measures used in public houses. But the office is a sinecure. [Also called aletaster.]
Alecost means: The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.
Alectorides means: A group of birds including the common fowl and the pheasants.
Alectoromachy means: Cockfighting.
Alectoromancy means: See Alectryomancy.
Alectryom'achy means: Cockfighting.
Alectryomancy means: Divination by means of a cock and grains of corn placed on the letters of the alphabet, the letters being put together in the order in which the grains were eaten.
Alee means: On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side.
Alegar means: Sour ale; vinegar made of ale.
Zinziberaceous means: Same as Zingiberaceous.
Zinsang means: The delundung.
Zinnwaldite means: A kind of mica containing lithium, often associated with tin ore.
Zinnia means: Any plant of the composite genus Zinnia, Mexican herbs with opposite leaves and large gay-colored blossoms. Zinnia elegans is the commonest species in cultivation.
Zinky means: See Zincky.
Zinkenite means: A steel-gray metallic mineral, a sulphide of antimony and lead.
Zink means: See Zinc.
Zingiberaceous means: Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe (Zingibereae) of endogenous plants of the order Scitamineae. See Scitamineous.
Zingel means: A small, edible, freshwater European perch (Aspro zingel), having a round, elongated body and prominent snout.
Zingaro means: A gypsy.
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