Anaptychus means: One of a pair of shelly plates found in some cephalopods, as the ammonites.
Aptychus means: A shelly plate found in the terminal chambers of ammonite shells. Some authors consider them to be jaws; others, opercula.
Diptych means: Anything consisting of two leaves.
Diptych means: A writing tablet consisting of two leaves of rigid material connected by hinges and shutting together so as to protect the writing within.
Diptych means: A picture or series of pictures painted on two tablets connected by hinges. See Triptych.
Diptych means: A double catalogue, containing in one part the names of living, and in the other of deceased, ecclesiastics and benefactors of the church; a catalogue of saints.
Empty means: Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; -- said of an inclosure, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles.
Empty means: Free; clear; devoid; -- often with of.
Empty means: Having nothing to carry; unburdened.
Empty means: Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; -- said of language; as, empty words, or threats.
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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