Apparition means: An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; a ghost; a specter; a phantom.
Apparition means: The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to occultation.
Apparitional means: Pertaining to an apparition or to apparitions; spectral.
Apparitor means: Formerly, an officer who attended magistrates and judges to execute their orders.
Apparitor means: A messenger or officer who serves the process of an ecclesiastical court.
Aquiparous means: Secreting water; -- applied to certain glands.
Asparagine means: A white, nitrogenous, crystallizable substance, C4H8N2O3+H2O, found in many plants, and first obtained from asparagus. It is believed to aid in the disposition of nitrogenous matter throughout the plant; -- called also altheine.
Asparaginous means: Pertaining or allied to, or resembling, asparagus; having shoots which are eaten like asparagus; as, asparaginous vegetables.
Asparagus means: A genus of perennial plants belonging to the natural order Liliaceae, and having erect much branched stems, and very slender branchlets which are sometimes mistaken for leaves. Asparagus racemosus is a shrubby climbing plant with fragrant flowers. Specifically: The Asparagus officinalis, a species cultivated in gardens.
Asparagus means: The young and tender shoots of A. officinalis, which form a valuable and well-known article of food.
Zwanziger means: An Austrian silver coin equivalent to 20 kreutzers, or about 10 cents.
Zunyite means: A fluosilicate of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals at the Zu/i mine in Colorado.
Zu/is means: A tribe of Pueblo Indians occupying a village in New Mexico, on the Zu/i River.
Zumometer means: See Zymic, Zymological, etc.
Zumology means: Alt. of Zumometer
Zumological means: Alt. of Zumometer
Zumic means: Alt. of Zumometer
Zumbooruk means: A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest on the back of a camel, whence it is fired, -- used in the East.
Zulus means: The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.
Zuisin means: The American widgeon.
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