Abdest means: Purification by washing the hands before prayer; -- a Mohammedan rite.
Acquest means: Acquisition; the thing gained.
Acquest means: Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.
Afforest means: To convert into a forest; as, to afforest a tract of country.
Aggest means: To heap up.
Alcahest means: Same as Alkahest.
Alder-liefest means: Most beloved.
Alkahest means: The fabled "universal solvent" of the alchemists; a menstruum capable of dissolving all bodies.
Almagest means: The celebrated work of Ptolemy of Alexandria, which contains nearly all that is known of the astronomical observations and theories of the ancients. The name was extended to other similar works.
Anapaest means: Alt. of Anapaestic
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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