Esculin means: A glucoside obtained from the Aesculus hippocastanum, or horse-chestnut, and characterized by its fine blue fluorescent solutions.
Escurial means: A palace and mausoleum of the kinds of Spain, being a vast and wonderful structure about twenty-five miles northwest of Madrid.
Escutcheon means: The surface, usually a shield, upon which bearings are marshaled and displayed. The surface of the escutcheon is called the field, the upper part is called the chief, and the lower part the base (see Chiff, and Field.). That side of the escutcheon which is on the right hand of the knight who bears the shield on his arm is called dexter, and the other side sinister.
Escutcheon means: A marking upon the back of a cow's udder and the space above it (the perineum), formed by the hair growing upward or outward instead of downward. It is esteemed an index of milking qualities.
Escutcheon means: That part of a vessel's stern on which her name is written.
Escutcheon means: A thin metal plate or shield to protect wood, or for ornament, as the shield around a keyhole.
Escutcheon means: The depression behind the beak of certain bivalves; the ligamental area.
Escutcheoned means: Having an escutcheon; furnished with a coat of arms or ensign.
Exosculate means: To kiss; especially, to kiss repeatedly or fondly.
Exscutellate means: Without, or apparently without, a scutellum; -- said of certain insects.
Zoophyta means: An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.
Zoophorous means: The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.
Zoophoric means: Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.
Zoophite means: A zoophyte.
Zoophily means: Love of animals.
Zoophilist means: A lover of animals.
Zoophagous means: Feeding on animals.
Zoophagan means: A animal that feeds on animal food.
Zoophaga means: An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.
Zoopathology means: Animal pathology.
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