Acrimony means: A quality of bodies which corrodes or destroys others; also, a harsh or biting sharpness; as, the acrimony of the juices of certain plants.
Acrimony means: Sharpness or severity, as of language or temper; irritating bitterness of disposition or manners.
Acronyc means: Alt. of Acronychal
Acronychal means: Rising at sunset and setting at sunrise, as a star; -- opposed to cosmical.
Acronycally means: In an acronycal manner as rising at the setting of the sun, and vice versa.
Acronyctous means: Acronycal.
Acrophony means: The use of a picture symbol of an object to represent phonetically the initial sound of the name of the object.
Aegophony means: Same as Egophony.
Agony means: Violent contest or striving.
Agony means: Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.
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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