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Z "Z" (z[=e]; in England commonly, and in America sometimes, z[e^]d; formerly, also, [i^]z"z[e^]rd) Z, the twenty-sixth and last letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal More…
Z anguillaris
Eelpout "Eel"pout`", n. [AS. ?lepute.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European fish (), remarkable for producing living young; - called also , , , and More…
Z Atamasco
Lily "Lil"y" (l[i^]l"[y^]), n.; pl. (-[i^]z). [AS. lilie, L. lilium, Gr. lei`rion. Cf. .] 1. (Bot.) A plant and flower of the genus , endogenous bulbous plants, More…
Z coerulescens
White-eye "White"-eye`", n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small Old World singing of the genus , as of India, and {Z. c[oe]rulescens} More…
Z jujuba
Jujube "Ju"jube" (j[=u]"j[-u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi`zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several More…
Z Lotus
Jujube "Ju"jube" (j[=u]"j[-u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi`zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several More…
Z lotus
Sadr "Sadr", n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus ({Z. lotus}); - so called by the Arabs of Barbary, who use its berries for food. See (b) .
Z Mays
Indian "In"di*an" (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the More…
Z Mays
Maize "Maize", n. [Sp. maiz. fr. mahiz or mahis, is the language of the Island of Hayti.] (Bot.) A large species of American grass of the genus ({Z. Mays}), widely cultivated as More…
Z mucronata
Jujube "Ju"jube" (j[=u]"j[-u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi`zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several More…
Z officinale
Ginger "Gin"ger", n. [OE. ginger, gingever, gingivere, OF. gengibre, gingimbre, F. gingembre, L. zingiber, zingiberi, fr. Gr. ?; of Oriental origin; cf. Ar. & Pers. More…
Z vulgaris
Jujube "Ju"jube" (j[=u]"j[-u]b), n. [F., fr. L. zizyphum, Gr. zi`zyfon, Per. z[=i]zf[=u]n, zizaf[=u]n, zayzaf[=u]n.] The sweet and edible drupes (fruits) of several More…
Z vulgaris
Christ's-thorn "Christ's-thorn`", n. (Bot.) One of several prickly or thorny shrubs found in Palestine, especially the , , and {Z. More…
Za
Za "Za", n. (Min.) An old solfeggio name for B flat; the seventh harmonic, as heard in the or [ae]olian string; - so called by Tartini. It was long considered a false, but is the More…
Zabaism
Zabaism "Za"ba*ism", Zabism "Za"bism", n. See .
Zabian
Zabian "Za"bi*an", a. & n. See .
Zabism
Zabaism "Za"ba*ism", Zabism "Za"bism", n. See .
Zacco
Zacco "Zac"co", n. (Arch.) See .
Zachun
Zachun "Za*chun"", n. (Bot.) An oil pressed by the Arabs from the fruit of a small thorny tree ({Balanites [AE]gyptiaca}), and sold to piligrims for a healing ointment. -J. More…
Zaerthe
Zaerthe "Zaer"the", n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Z[aum]rthe}.
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