Epiploon means: See Omentum.
Epizoon means: One of the artificial group of invertebrates of various kinds, which live parasitically upon the exterior of other animals; an ectozoon. Among them are the lice, ticks, many acari, the lerneans, or fish lice, and other crustaceans.
Festoon means: A garland or wreath hanging in a depending curve, used in decoration for festivals, etc.; anything arranged in this way.
Festoon means: A carved ornament consisting of flowers, and leaves, intermixed or twisted together, wound with a ribbon, and hanging or depending in a natural curve. See Illust. of Bucranium.
Festoon means: To form in festoons, or to adorn with festoons.
Floroon means: A border worked with flowers.
Forenoon means: The early part of the day, from morning to meridian, or noon.
Frigatoon means: A Venetian vessel, with a square stern, having only a mainmast, jigger mast, and bowsprit; also a sloop of war ship-rigged.
Galloon means: A narrow tapelike fabric used for binding hats, shoes, etc., -- sometimes made ornamental.
Galloon means: A similar bordering or binding of rich material, such as gold lace.
Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.
Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
Zuche means: A stump of a tree.
Zubr means: The aurochs.
Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.
Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.
Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.
Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.
Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.
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