Adipescent means: Becoming fatty.
Agrappes means: Hooks and eyes for armor, etc.
Alpestrine means: Pertaining to the Alps, or other high mountains; as, Alpestrine diseases, etc.
Anapest means: A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first two short, or unaccented, the last long, or accented (/ / -); the reverse of the dactyl. In Latin d/-/-tas, and in English in-ter-vene#, are examples of anapests.
Anapest means: A verse composed of such feet.
Anapestic means: Pertaining to an anapest; consisting of an anapests; as, an anapestic meter, foot, verse.
Anapestic means: Anapestic measure or verse.
Anapestical means: Anapestic.
Aposiopesis means: A figure of speech in which the speaker breaks off suddenly, as if unwilling or unable to state what was in his mind; as, "I declare to you that his conduct -- but I can not speak of that, here."
Campestral means: Alt. of Campestrian
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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