Aleuromancy means: Divination by means of flour.
Aleurometer means: An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.
Aleurone means: An albuminoid substance which occurs in minute grains ("protein granules") in maturing seeds and tubers; -- supposed to be a modification of protoplasm.
Aleuronic means: Having the nature of aleurone.
Algaroba means: The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John's bread.
Algaroba means: The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.
Algarot means: Alt. of Algaroth
Algaroth means: A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.
Algarovilla means: The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree (Inga Marthae). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.
Aliferous means: Having wings, winged; aligerous.
Zinziberaceous means: Same as Zingiberaceous.
Zinsang means: The delundung.
Zinnwaldite means: A kind of mica containing lithium, often associated with tin ore.
Zinnia means: Any plant of the composite genus Zinnia, Mexican herbs with opposite leaves and large gay-colored blossoms. Zinnia elegans is the commonest species in cultivation.
Zinky means: See Zincky.
Zinkenite means: A steel-gray metallic mineral, a sulphide of antimony and lead.
Zink means: See Zinc.
Zingiberaceous means: Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe (Zingibereae) of endogenous plants of the order Scitamineae. See Scitamineous.
Zingel means: A small, edible, freshwater European perch (Aspro zingel), having a round, elongated body and prominent snout.
Zingaro means: A gypsy.
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