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Legate "Leg"ate" (l[e^]g"[asl]t), n. [OE. legat, L. legatus, fr. legare to send with a commission or charge, to depute, fr. lex, legis, law: cf. F. l['e]gat, It. legato. See More…
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Libration "Li*bra"tion" (l[-i]*br[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [L. libratio: cf. F. libration.] 1. The act or state of librating. -Jer. Taylor. 2. (Astron.) A real or apparent More…
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Monkey "Mon"key", n.; pl. . [Cf. OIt. monicchio, It. monnino, dim. of monna an ape, also dame, mistress, contr. fr. madonna. See .] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) In the most More…
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Motion "Mo"tion", n. [F., fr. L. motio, fr. movere, motum, to move. See .] 1. The act, process, or state of changing place or position; movement; the passing of a body More…
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Symbol "Sym"bol", n. [L. symbolus, symbolum, Gr. sy`mbolon a sign by which one knows or infers a thing, from ? to throw or put together, to compare; sy`n with + ? to throw: cf. More…
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C "C" (s[=e]) 1. C is the third letter of the English alphabet. It is from the Latin letter C, which in old Latin represented the sounds of k, and g (in go); its original More…
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Gastropoda "Gas*trop"o*da", n. pl., [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, stomach + -poda.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the classes of Mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine More…
C Acinos
Calamint "Cal"a*mint" (-m[i^]nt), n. [OE. calamint, calemente (cf. F. calament) fr. L. calamintha, Gr. kalami`nqh, kala`minqos. See 1st .] (Bot.) A genus of perennial plants More…
C acutifolia
Senna "Sen"na", n. [Cf. It. & Sp. sena, Pg. sene, F. s['e]n['e]; all fr. Ar. san[=a].] 1. (Med.) The leaves of several leguminous plants of the genus Cassia. ({C. More…
C adamanteus
Rattlesnake "Rat"tle*snake`", n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera and , or . They have a series of horny More…
C aestivus
Green "Green", a. [Compar. ; superl. {Greenest.}] [OE. grene, AS. gr?ne; akin to D. groen, OS. gr?ni, OHG. gruoni, G. gr?n, Dan. & Sw. gr?n, Icel. gr?nn; fr. the root of E. More…
C alba
Hickory "Hick"o*ry", n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora (Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from pounded hickory nuts. ``Pohickory'' is named in a list of More…
C albifrons
Capuchin "Cap`u*chin"", n. [F. capucin a monk who wears a cowl, fr. It. cappuccio hood. See .] 1. (Eccl.) A Franciscan monk of the austere branch established in 1526 by More…
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Shad "Shad" (sh[a^]d), n. sing. & pl. [AS. sceadda a kind of fish, akin to Prov. G. schade; cf. Ir. & Gael. sgadan a herring, W. ysgadan herrings; all perhaps akin to E. More…
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Bitter "Bit"ter", a. [AS. biter; akin to Goth. baitrs, Icel. bitr, Dan., Sw., D., & G. bitter, OS. bittar, fr. root of E. bite. See , v. t.] 1. Having a peculiar, acrid, More…
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Hickory "Hick"o*ry", n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora (Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from pounded hickory nuts. ``Pohickory'' is named in a list of More…
C Americana
Lackey "Lack"ey", n.; pl. . [F. laquais; cf. Sp. & Pg. lacayo; of uncertain origin; perh. of German origin, and akin to E. lick, v.] An attending male servant; a More…
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Rocket "Rock"et", n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.) (a) A cruciferous plant () sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. More…
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Hazel "Ha"zel", n. [OE. hasel, AS. h[ae]sel; akin to D. hazelaar, G. hazel, OHG. hasal, hasala, Icel. hasl, Dan & Sw. hassel, L. corylus, for cosylus.] 1. (Bot.) A shrub More…
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Hornbeam "Horn"beam`", n. [See .] (Bot.) A tree of the genus ({C. Americana}), having a smooth gray bark and a ridged trunk, the wood being white and very hard. It is More…
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