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Interoperculum "In`ter*o*per"cu*lum", n.; pl. (-l[.a]). (Anat.) The postero-inferior opercular bone, in fishes.
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Peplum "Pep"lum", n.; pl. E. , L. . [L.] A peplos. Hence: An overskirt hanging like an ancient peplos; also, a short fitted skirt attached to a waist or coat.
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Lingula "Lin"gu*la" (l[i^][ng]"g[-u]*l[.a]), n.; pl. {-l[ae]} (-l[=e]). [L., a little tongue.] 1. (Anat.) A tonguelike process or part. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of More…
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Amygdala "A*myg"da*la" ([.a]*m[i^]g"d[.a]*l[.a]), n.; pl. {-l[ae]} (-l[=e]). [L., an almond, fr. Gr. 'amygda`lh. See .] 1. An almond. 2. (Anat.) (a) One of the More…
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Pseudostella "Pseu`do*stel"la", n.; pl. {-l[ae]}. [NL., fr. Gr. pseydh`s false + L. stella star.] (Astron.) Any starlike meteor or phenomenon. [R.]
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Plumula "Plu"mu*la", n.; pl. L. , E. . [L. See .] 1. (Bot.) A plumule. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A down feather.
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Mausoleum "Mau`so*le"um", n.; pl. E. , L. . [L. mausoleum, Gr. ?, fr. ? Mausolus, king of Caria, to whom Artemisia, his widow, erected a stately monument.] A magnificent More…
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-less "-less" (-l[e^]s). [AS. le['a]s loose, false; akin to OS. l[=o]s loose, false, D. los loose, loos false, sly, G. los loose, Icel. lauss loose, vacant, Goth. laus empty, vain, More…
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-let "-let" (-l[e^]t). [From two French dim. endings -el (L. -ellus) and -et, as in bracelet.] A noun suffix having a diminutive force; as in streamlet, wavelet, armlet.
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Puntello "Pun*tel"lo", n.; pl. . [It., dim. of punto point.] (Sculpture) One of the points sometimes drilled as guides for cutting away superfluous stone.
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Arecoline "A*re"co*line", n. Also -lin "-lin" . [From NL. Areca, a genus of palms bearing betel nut.] An oily liquid substance, , the chief alkaloid of the betel nut, to More…
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-ling "-ling" (-l[i^]ng). [AS. -ling.] A noun suffix, commonly having a diminutive or a depreciatory force; as in duckling, gosling, hireling, fosterling, firstling, underling. More…
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-ling "-ling" An adverbial suffix; as, darkling, flatling.
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Paillon "Pail`lon"", n.; pl. . [F., fr. paille straw.] A thin leaf of metal, as for use in gilding or enameling, or to show through a translucent medium.
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-lith "-lith", -lite "-lite" Combining forms fr. Gr. li`qos a stone; - used chiefly in naming minerals and rocks.
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-lith "-lith", -lite "-lite" Combining forms fr. Gr. li`qos a stone; - used chiefly in naming minerals and rocks.
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-logy "-lo*gy" [Gr. ?, fr. ? word, discourse, fr. ? to speak. See .] A combining form denoting a discourse, treatise, doctrine, theory, science; as, theology, geology, biology, More…
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Thermoluminescence "Ther`mo*lu`mi*nes"cence", n. (Physics) Luminescence exhibited by a substance on being moderately heated. It is shown esp. by certain substances that have More…
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Peplum "Pep"lum", n.; pl. E. , L. . [L.] A peplos. Hence: An overskirt hanging like an ancient peplos; also, a short fitted skirt attached to a waist or coat.
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-ly "-ly" [OE. -lich, AS. -lic, orig. the same word as E. like, a. See , a.] A suffix forming adjectives and adverbs, and denoting likeness or resemblance.
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