Amour propre means: Self-love; self-esteem.
Amperometer means: An instrument for measuring the strength of an electrical current in amperes.
Amphiarthrodial means: Characterized by amphiarthrosis.
Amphiarthrosis means: A form of articulation in which the bones are connected by intervening substance admitting slight motion; symphysis.
Amphichroic means: Exhibiting or producing two colors, as substances which in the color test may change red litmus to blue and blue litmus to red.
Amphidromical means: Pertaining to an Attic festival at the naming of a child; -- so called because the friends of the parents carried the child around the hearth and then named it.
Amphiprostyle means: Doubly prostyle; having columns at each end, but not at the sides.
Amphiprostyle means: An amphiprostyle temple or edifice.
Amphitrocha means: A kind of annelid larva having both a dorsal and a ventral circle of special cilia.
Amphitropal means: Alt. of Amphitropous
Zeuzerian means: Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.
Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.
Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.
Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.
Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.
Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.
Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.
Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.
Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.
Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.
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