Trichinae means: of Trichina
Tubicolae means: A division of annelids including those which construct, and habitually live in, tubes. The head or anterior segments usually bear gills and cirri. Called also Sedentaria, and Capitibranchiata. See Serpula, and Sabella.
Tubulariae means: See Tubularida.
Turnicimorphae means: A division of birds including Turnix and allied genera, resembling quails in appearance but differing from them anatomically.
Typothetae means: Printers; -- used in the name of an association of the master printers of the United States and Canada, called The United Typothetae of America.
Umbrae means: of Umbra
Unciae means: of Uncia
Ungulae means: of Ungula
Urbicolae means: An extensive family of butterflies, including those known as skippers (Hesperiadae).
Vae means: See Voe.
Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.
Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.
Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.
Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.
Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.
Zenik means: See Zenick.
Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.
Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.
Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.
Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.
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