Agrostology means: That part of botany which treats of the grasses.
Air stove means: A stove for heating a current of air which is directed against its surface by means of pipes, and then distributed through a building.
Alabaster means: A compact variety or sulphate of lime, or gypsum, of fine texture, and usually white and translucent, but sometimes yellow, red, or gray. It is carved into vases, mantel ornaments, etc.
Alabaster means: A hard, compact variety of carbonate of lime, somewhat translucent, or of banded shades of color; stalagmite. The name is used in this sense by Pliny. It is sometimes distinguished as oriental alabaster.
Alabaster means: A box or vessel for holding odoriferous ointments, etc.; -- so called from the stone of which it was originally made.
Alabastrian means: Alabastrine.
Alabastrine means: Of, pertaining to, or like, alabaster; as alabastrine limbs.
Alabastra means: of Alabastrum
Alabastrum means: A flower bud.
Aladinist means: One of a sect of freethinkers among the Mohammedans.
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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