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Sy
Sy "Sy", obs. imp. of . Saw. -Chaucer.
Syb
Syb "Syb", a. See . [Obs. or Scot.]
Sybarite
Sybarite "Syb"a*rite", n. [L. Sybarita, Gr. ?, fr. ?, a city in Italy, noted for the effeminacy and voluptuousness of its inhabitants; cf. F. Sybarite.] A person devoted to More…
Sybaritic
Sybaritic "Syb`a*rit"ic", Sybaritical "Syb`a*rit"ic*al", a. [L. Sybariticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to the Sybarites; resembling the Sybarites; luxurious; wanton; More…
Sybaritical
Sybaritic "Syb`a*rit"ic", Sybaritical "Syb`a*rit"ic*al", a. [L. Sybariticus, Gr. ?.] Of or pertaining to the Sybarites; resembling the Sybarites; luxurious; wanton; More…
Sybaritism
Sybaritism "Syb"a*rit*ism", n. Luxuriousness; effeminacy; wantonness; voluptuousness.
Sycamine
Sycamine "Syc"a*mine", n. [L. sycaminus, Gr. ?; perhaps of Semitic origin.] See .
sycamore
Plane "Plane", n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; - so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form. See , and cf. , the tree.] (Bot.) Any tree of the More…
Sycamore
Sycamore "Syc"a*more", n. [L. sycomorus, Gr. ? the fig mulberry; ? a fig + ? the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin: cf. F. sycomore. Cf. .] (Bot.) (a) A large More…
sycamore
Buttonwood "But"ton*wood`", n. (Bot.) The , or American plane tree, a large tree, producing rough balls, from which it is named; - called also More…
Syce
Syce "Syce", n. [Ar. s[=a]["i]s.] A groom. [India]
Sycee
Sycee "Sy*cee"", n. [Said to be from a Chinese word, se-tze or se-sze, meaning, fine silk, and to be so called because if pure it may be drawn out into fine threads.] Silver, More…
Sychnocarpous
Sychnocarpous "Sych`no*car"pous", a. [Gr. ? much or frequent + ? fruit.] (Bot.) Having the capacity of bearing several successive crops of fruit without perishing; as, More…
Sycite
Sycite "Sy"cite", n. [Gr. ? figlike, fr. ? a fig.] (Min.) A nodule of flint, or a pebble, which resembles a fig. [Obs.]
Sycoceric
Sycoceric "Syc`o*cer"ic", a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of sycoceryl alcohol.
Sycoceryl
Sycoceryl "Syc`o*ce"ryl", n. [Gr. ? a fig + ? wax + -yl.] (Chem.) A radical, of the aromatic series, regarded as an essential ingredient of certain compounds found in the More…
Sycock
Sycock "Sy"cock", n. (Zo["o]l.) The missel thrush. [Prov. Eng.]
sycomore
Sycamore "Syc"a*more", n. [L. sycomorus, Gr. ? the fig mulberry; ? a fig + ? the black mulberry; or perhaps of Semitic origin: cf. F. sycomore. Cf. .] (Bot.) (a) A large More…
Sycones
Sycones "Sy*co"nes", n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a fig.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of calcareous sponges. Note: They usually resemble a fig, being vase-shaped with a fringed More…
Syconium
Syconium "Sy*co"ni*um", Syconus "Sy*co"nus", n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the fig.] (Bot.) A collective fleshy fruit, in which the ovaries are hidden within a hollow receptacle, More…
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