Alexiteric means: A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general.
Alible means: Nutritive; nourishing.
Alienable means: Capable of being alienated, sold, or transferred to another; as, land is alienable according to the laws of the state.
Alkalescence means: Alt. of Alkalescency
Alkalescency means: A tendency to become alkaline; or the state of a substance in which alkaline properties begin to be developed, or to predominant.
Alkalescent means: Tending to the properties of an alkali; slightly alkaline.
Alkalifiable means: Capable of being alkalified, or converted into an alkali.
Allecret means: A kind of light armor used in the sixteenth century, esp. by the Swiss.
Allect means: To allure; to entice.
Allectation means: Enticement; allurement.
Zeuzerian means: Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.
Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.
Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.
Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.
Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.
Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.
Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.
Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.
Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.
Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.
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