Name Report For First Name ARIA:

ARIA

First name ARIA's origins are Europe and English. ARIA means "melody" (Europe) and "gentle music" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ARIA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of aria.(Brown names are of the same origin (Europe,English) with ARIA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ARIA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ARIA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ARƯA AS A WHOLE:

kamaria mariama berengaria ariadne mariana kaaria zaharia amariah annamaria ansariah ariadna ariana ariane arianell arianna arianrod azaria azmariah azzaria caffaria daria fearcharia garia laria mariabella mariam marian mariane marianne rosamaria rosemaria shemariah yanamaria jadarian mariano zacarias zacharia zachariah zacharias zackariah zechariah zemariam andswarian mariamne maria naiaria bariah arian warian berangaria mariadok mariah

NAMES RHYMING WITH ARƯA (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (ria) - Names That Ends with ria:

cambria ingria demetria egeria elefteria hesperia viktoria oria tiberia victoria horia adairia alegria alexandria andria aphria audria bria calandria ceria deandria desideria devoria erendiria floria gregoria honbria kambria kendria kiandria mairia moria oliveria ria sabria vittoria xavieria xeveria zimria chandria niria elepheteria doria cytheria cloria zuria auria neria loria honoria

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (ia) - Names That Ends with ia:

afia aminia ashia efia fowsia safia tawia beornia bernia odelia alaia badi'a dummonia amaia donia erensia kamia melodia saskia nubia tabia bethia abelia adalia aloysia agalaia agalia aglaia alesia ambrosia anthia anysia artemia aspasia athanasia basilia callia calligenia cassiopeia castalia celosia cosimia cynthia dionysia eileithyia erytheia eulallia eunomia euphemia eurycleia

NAMES RHYMING WITH ARƯA (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (ari) - Names That Begins with ari:

ari aric aricela arick aridatha arie ariel ariela ariele ariella arielle ariellel arienh aries arietta ariette arif arija arik arion arionna ariss aristaeus ariste aristid aristotle ariyan ariyn ariyne

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (ar) - Names That Begins with ar:

ara arabella araceli aracelia aracely arachne araina aralt aram arama araminta araminte aramis aranck aranka ararinda araseli arav arawn arber arcadia arcas arcelia arcene archaimbaud archambault archard archemorus archenhaud archer archerd archere archibald archibaldo archie archimbald arcilla arda ardagh ardal ardala ardaleah ardath ardeen ardel ardelia ardell ardella ardelle arden ardena ardene ardi ardine ardith ardkill ardleig ardleigh ardley ardolf ardolph ardon ardra ardwolf ardy ardyne ardys are areebah areille arela

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ARƯA:

First Names which starts with 'a' and ends with 'a':

aala aaleahya aarika aarshiya aashka aasiya abba abda abdalla abdera abdulla abeba abella abellona abena abequa aberfa abhaya abia abida abisha abjaja abra abraha abriana abrianna acacia academia acantha acca acharya acima ada adaira adalbrechta adalgisa adalheida adalicia adalwolfa adama adamina adana adanna adara adda addula adeela adela adelajda adelia adelina adelinda adelisa adelita adella adelpha adena adeola adharma adia adianna adiba adiella adila adima adina adira adisa aditya adiva adjoa admeta admina adolpha adoncia adonia adora adowa adra adreana adreanna adriana adrianna adsaluta adsila adwoa adya aeaea aegina aeldra aenedlea aerwyna aethelha aethelreda aethra aetna afafa afina afra afraima

English Words Rhyming ARIA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ARƯA AS A WHOLE:

abecedariannoun (n.) One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
 noun (n.) One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Abecedary

actinarianoun (n. pl.) A large division of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.

actuarialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to actuaries; as, the actuarial value of an annuity.

adessenariannoun (n.) One who held the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, but not by transubstantiation.

adularianoun (n.) A transparent or translucent variety of common feldspar, or orthoclase, which often shows pearly opalescent reflections; -- called by lapidaries moonstone.

adversarianoun (n. pl.) A miscellaneous collection of notes, remarks, or selections; a commonplace book; also, commentaries or notes.

agrariannoun (n.) One in favor of an equal division of landed property.
 noun (n.) An agrarian law.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to fields, or lands, or their tenure; esp., relating to an equal or equitable division of lands; as, the agrarian laws of Rome, which distributed the conquered and other public lands among citizens.
 adjective (a.) Wild; -- said of plants growing in the fields.

agrarianismnoun (n.) An equal or equitable division of landed property; the principles or acts of those who favor a redistribution of land.

alcyonarianoun (n. pl.) One of the orders of Anthozoa. It includes the Alcyonacea, Pennatulacea, and Gorgonacea.

alfilarianoun (n.) The pin grass (Erodium cicutarium), a weed in California.

alphabetariannoun (n.) A learner of the alphabet; an abecedarian.

altitudinarianadjective (a.) Lofty in doctrine, aims, etc.

angariationnoun (n.) Exaction of forced service; compulsion.

antimalarialadjective (a.) Good against malaria.

antiquariannoun (n.) An antiquary.
 noun (n.) A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity; as, antiquarian literature.

antiquarianismnoun (n.) Character of an antiquary; study or love of antiquities.

antiquitariannoun (n.) An admirer of antiquity. [Used by Milton in a disparaging sense.]

antisabbatariannoun (n.) One of a sect which opposes the observance of the Christian Sabbath.

anythingariannoun (n.) One who holds to no particular creed or dogma.

apiarianadjective (a.) Of or relating to bees.

apollinariannoun (n.) A follower of Apollinaris, Bishop of Laodicea in the fourth century, who denied the proper humanity of Christ.
 adjective (a.) In honor of Apollo; as, the Apollinarian games.

appendicularianoun (n.) A genus of small free-swimming Tunicata, shaped somewhat like a tadpole, and remarkable for resemblances to the larvae of other Tunicata. It is the type of the order Copelata or Larvalia. See Illustration in Appendix.

aquarialadjective (a.) Alt. of Aquarian

aquariannoun (n.) One of a sect of Christian in the primitive church who used water instead of wine in the Lord's Supper.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an aquarium.

araucarianoun (n.) A genus of tall conifers of the pine family. The species are confined mostly to South America and Australia. The wood cells differ from those of other in having the dots in their lateral surfaces in two or three rows, and the dots of contiguous rows alternating. The seeds are edible.

araucarianadjective (a.) Relating to, or of the nature of, the Araucaria. The earliest conifers in geological history were mostly Araucarian.

arianoun (n.) An air or song; a melody; a tune.

ariannoun (a. & n.) See Aryan.
 noun (n.) One who adheres to or believes the doctrines of Arius.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Arius, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the fourth century, or to the doctrines of Arius, who held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, though the first and noblest of all created beings.

arianismnoun (n.) The doctrines of the Arians.

atrabilariannoun (n.) A person much given to melancholy; a hypochondriac.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Atrabilarious

attitudinariannoun (n.) One who attitudinizes; a posture maker.

attitudinarianismnoun (n.) A practicing of attitudes; posture making.

aulariannoun (n.) At Oxford, England, a member of a hall, distinguished from a collegian.
 adjective (a.) Relating to a hall.

auricularianoun (n. pl.) A kind of holothurian larva, with soft, blunt appendages. See Illustration in Appendix.

avicularianoun (n. pl.) See prehensile processes on the cells of some Bryozoa, often having the shape of a bird's bill.

ascariasisnoun (n.) A disease, usually accompanied by colicky pains and diarrhea, caused by the presence of ascarids in the gastrointestinal canal.

bacillariaenoun (n. pl.) See Diatom.

balistrarianoun (n.) A narrow opening, often cruciform, through which arrows might be discharged.

barbariannoun (n.) A foreigner.
 noun (n.) A man in a rule, savage, or uncivilized state.
 noun (n.) A person destitute of culture.
 noun (n.) A cruel, savage, brutal man; one destitute of pity or humanity.
 adjective (a.) Of, or pertaining to, or resembling, barbarians; rude; uncivilized; barbarous; as, barbarian governments or nations.

barianoun (n.) Baryta.

bavariannoun (n.) A native or an inhabitant of Bavaria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Bavaria.

bipinnarianoun (n.) The larva of certain starfishes as developed in the free-swimming stage.

brachiolarianoun (n. pl.) A peculiar early larval stage of certain starfishes, having a bilateral structure, and swimming by means of bands of vibrating cilia.

caesarianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars; imperial.

calceolarianoun (n.) A genus of showy herbaceous or shrubby plants, brought from South America; slipperwort. It has a yellow or purple flower, often spotted or striped, the shape of which suggests its name.

calendarialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the calendar or a calendar.

calvarianoun (n.) The bones of the cranium; more especially, the bones of the domelike upper portion.

campanulariannoun (n.) A hydroid of the family ampanularidae, characterized by having the polyps or zooids inclosed in bell-shaped calicles or hydrothecae.

cariamanoun (n.) A large, long-legged South American bird (Dicholophus cristatus) which preys upon snakes, etc. See Seriema.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH ARƯA (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (ria) - English Words That Ends with ria:


albuminurianoun (n.) A morbid condition in which albumin is present in the urine.

aporianoun (n.) A figure in which the speaker professes to be at a loss what course to pursue, where to begin to end, what to say, etc.

apterianoun (n. pl.) Naked spaces between the feathered areas of birds. See Pteryliae.

acetonurianoun (n.) Excess of acetone in the urine, as in starvation or diabetes.

alfilerianoun (n.) Alt. of Alfilerilla

anisocorianoun (n.) Inequality of the pupils of the eye.

azoturianoun (n.) Excess of urea or other nitrogenous substances in the urine.

bacterianoun (n.p.) See Bacterium.
  (pl. ) of Bacterium

cambrianoun (n.) The ancient Latin name of Wales. It is used by modern poets.

carinarianoun (n.) A genus of oceanic heteropod Mollusca, having a thin, glassy, bonnet-shaped shell, which covers only the nucleus and gills.

cercarianoun (n.) The larval form of a trematode worm having the shape of a tadpole, with its body terminated by a tail-like appendage.

chylurianoun (n.) A morbid condition in which the urine contains chyle or fatty matter, giving it a milky appearance.

cinerarianoun (n.) A Linnaean genus of free-flowering composite plants, mostly from South Africa. Several species are cultivated for ornament.

cnidarianoun (n. pl.) A comprehensive group equivalent to the true Coelenterata, i. e., exclusive of the sponges. They are so named from presence of stinging cells (cnidae) in the tissues. See Coelenterata.

convallarianoun (n.) The lily of the valley.

crotalarianoun (n.) A genus of leguminous plants; rattlebox.

curianoun (n.) One of the thirty parts into which the Roman people were divided by Romulus.
 noun (n.) The place of assembly of one of these divisions.
 noun (n.) The place where the meetings of the senate were held; the senate house.
 noun (n.) The court of a sovereign or of a feudal lord; also; his residence or his household.
 noun (n.) Any court of justice.
 noun (n.) The Roman See in its temporal aspects, including all the machinery of administration; -- called also curia Romana.

caballerianoun (n.) An ancient Spanish land tenure similar to the English knight's fee; hence, in Spain and countries settled by the Spanish, a land measure of varying size. In Cuba it is about 33 acres; in Porto Rico, about 194 acres; in the Southwestern United States, about 108 acres.

cafeterianoun (n.) A restaurant or cafe at which the patrons serve themselves with food kept at a counter, taking the food to small tables to eat.

cerianoun (n.) Cerium oxide, CeO2, a white infusible substance constituting about one per cent of the material of the common incandescent mantle.

datarianoun (n.) Formerly, a part of the Roman chancery; now, a separate office from which are sent graces or favors, cognizable in foro externo, such as appointments to benefices. The name is derived from the word datum, given or dated (with the indications of the time and place of granting the gift or favor).

decandrianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants characterized by having ten stamens.

desmobacterianoun (n. pl.) See Microbacteria.

desmomyarianoun (n. pl.) The division of Tunicata which includes the Salpae. See Salpa.

diandrianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having two stamens.

dimyarianoun (n. pl.) An order of lamellibranchiate mollusks having an anterior and posterior adductor muscle, as the common clam. See Bivalve.

dinosaurianoun (n. pl.) An order of extinct mesozoic reptiles, mostly of large size (whence the name). Notwithstanding their size, they present birdlike characters in the skeleton, esp. in the pelvis and hind limbs. Some walked on their three-toed hind feet, thus producing the large "bird tracks," so-called, of mesozoic sandstones; others were five-toed and quadrupedal. See Illust. of Compsognathus, also Illustration of Dinosaur in Appendix.

diphtherianoun (n.) A very dangerous contagious disease in which the air passages, and especially the throat, become coated with a false membrane, produced by the solidification of an inflammatory exudation. Cf. Group.

dodecandrianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants including all that have any number of stamens between twelve and nineteen.

dysphorianoun (n.) Impatience under affliction; morbid restlessness; dissatisfaction; the fidgets.

dysurianoun (n.) Alt. of Dysury

enaliosaurianoun (n. pl.) An extinct group of marine reptiles, embracing both the Ichthyosauria and the Plesiosauria, now regarded as distinct orders.

enheahedrianoun (n.) Alt. of Enheahedron

enneandrianoun (n.) A Linnaean class of plants having nine stamens.

ferianoun (n.) A week day, esp. a day which is neither a festival nor a fast.

filarianoun (n.) A genus of slender, nematode worms of many species, parasitic in various animals. See Guinea worm.

fimbrianoun (n.) A fringe, or fringed border.
 noun (n.) A band of white matter bordering the hippocampus in the brain.

fistularianoun (n.) A genus of fishes, having the head prolonged into a tube, with the mouth at the extremity.

fossorianoun (n. pl.) See Fossores.

fritillarianoun (n.) A genus of liliaceous plants, of which the crown-imperial (Fritillaria imperialis) is one species, and the Guinea-hen flower (F. Meleagris) another. See Crown-imperial.

gaultherianoun (n.) A genus of ericaceous shrubs with evergreen foliage, and, often, edible berries. It includes the American winter-green (Gaultheria procumbens), and the larger-fruited salal of Northwestern America (Gaultheria Shallon).

glorianoun (n.) A doxology (beginning Gloria Patri, Glory be to the Father), sung or said at the end of the Psalms in the service of the Roman Catholic and other churches.
 noun (n.) A portion of the Mass (Gloria in Excelsis Deo, Glory be to God on high), and also of the communion service in some churches. In the Episcopal Church the version in English is used.
 noun (n.) The musical setting of a gloria.

glucosurianoun (n.) A condition in which glucose is discharged in the urine; diabetes mellitus.

glycosurianoun (n.) Same as Glucosuria.

grossularianoun (n.) Same as Grossular.

gynandrianoun (n. pl.) A class of plants in the Linnaean system, whose stamens grow out of, or are united with, the pistil.

halisaurianoun (n. pl.) The Enaliosauria.

hatterianoun (n.) A New Zealand lizard, which, in anatomical character, differs widely from all other existing lizards. It is the only living representative of the order Rhynchocephala, of which many Mesozoic fossil species are known; -- called also Sphenodon, and Tuatera.

hematurianoun (n.) Passage of urine mingled with blood.

heptandrianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having seven stamens.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH ARƯA (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (ari) - Words That Begins with ari:


aricinenoun (n.) An alkaloid, first found in white cinchona bark.

aridadjective (a.) Exhausted of moisture; parched with heat; dry; barren.

ariditynoun (n.) The state or quality of being arid or without moisture; dryness.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Want of interest of feeling; insensibility; dryness of style or feeling; spiritual drought.

aridnessnoun (n.) Aridity; dryness.

ariesnoun (n.) The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.
 noun (n.) A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram.
 noun (n.) A battering-ram.

arietationnoun (n.) The act of butting like a ram; act of using a battering-ram.
 noun (n.) Act of striking or conflicting.

ariettanoun (n.) Alt. of Ariette

ariettenoun (n.) A short aria, or air.

arilnoun (n.) Alt. of Arillus

arillusnoun (n.) A exterior covering, forming a false coat or appendage to a seed, as the loose, transparent bag inclosing the seed or the white water lily. The mace of the nutmeg is also an aril.

arillateadjective (a.) Alt. of Ariled

ariledadjective (a.) Having an aril.

arimannoun (n.) See Ahriman.

ariolationnoun (n.) A soothsaying; a foretelling.

arioseadjective (a.) Characterized by melody, as distinguished from harmony.

arisingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Arise

arisenoun (n.) Rising.
 verb (v. i.) To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning.
 verb (v. i.) To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise.
 verb (v. i.) To proceed; to issue; to spring.

aristanoun (n.) An awn.

aristarchnoun (n.) A severe critic.

aristarchianadjective (a.) Severely critical.

aristarchynoun (n.) Severely criticism.
 noun (n.) Severe criticism.

aristateadjective (a.) Having a pointed, beardlike process, as the glumes of wheat; awned.
 adjective (a.) Having a slender, sharp, or spinelike tip.

aristocracynoun (n.) Government by the best citizens.
 noun (n.) A ruling body composed of the best citizens.
 noun (n.) A form a government, in which the supreme power is vested in the principal persons of a state, or in a privileged order; an oligarchy.
 noun (n.) The nobles or chief persons in a state; a privileged class or patrician order; (in a popular use) those who are regarded as superior to the rest of the community, as in rank, fortune, or intellect.

aristocratnoun (n.) One of the aristocracy or people of rank in a community; one of a ruling class; a noble.
 noun (n.) One who is overbearing in his temper or habits; a proud or haughty person.
 noun (n.) One who favors an aristocracy as a form of government, or believes the aristocracy should govern.

aristocraticadjective (a.) Alt. of Aristocratical

aristocraticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an aristocracy; consisting in, or favoring, a government of nobles, or principal men; as, an aristocratic constitution.
 adjective (a.) Partaking of aristocracy; befitting aristocracy; characteristic of, or originating with, the aristocracy; as, an aristocratic measure; aristocratic pride or manners.

aristocratismnoun (n.) The principles of aristocrats.
 noun (n.) Aristocrats, collectively.

aristologynoun (n.) The science of dining.

aristophanicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Aristophanes, the Athenian comic poet.

aristoteliannoun (n.) A follower of Aristotle; a Peripatetic. See Peripatetic.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Aristotle, the famous Greek philosopher (384-322 b. c.).

aristotelicadjective (a.) Pertaining to Aristotle or to his philosophy.

aristulateadjective (a.) Having a short beard or awn.

arithmancynoun (n.) Divination by means of numbers.

arithmeticnoun (n.) The science of numbers; the art of computation by figures.
 noun (n.) A book containing the principles of this science.

arithmeticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic.

arithmeticiannoun (n.) One skilled in arithmetic.

arithmomancynoun (n.) Arithmancy.

arithmometernoun (n.) A calculating machine.

arielnoun (n.) In the Cabala, a water spirit; in later folklore, a light and graceful spirit of the air.
  () Alt. of Ariel gazelle

arillodenoun (n.) A false aril; an aril originating from the micropyle instead of from the funicle or chalaza of the ovule. The mace of the nutmeg is an arillode.

aristotypenoun (n.) Orig., a printing-out process using paper coated with silver chloride in gelatin; now, any such process using silver salts in either collodion or gelatin; also, a print so made.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ARƯA:

English Words which starts with 'a' and ends with 'a':

abacanoun (n.) The Manila-hemp plant (Musa textilis); also, its fiber. See Manila hemp under Manila.

abadanoun (n.) The rhinoceros.

abanganoun (n.) A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest.

abbanoun (n.) Father; religious superior; -- in the Syriac, Coptic, and Ethiopic churches, a title given to the bishops, and by the bishops to the patriarch.

abdominalianoun (n. pl.) A group of cirripeds having abdominal appendages.

abomanoun (n.) A large South American serpent (Boa aboma).

abracadabranoun (n.) A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever. At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote something without meaning; jargon.

abranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A group of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.

abscissanoun (n.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal coordinate axes.

abunanoun (n.) The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.

acacianoun (n.) A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.
 noun (n.) A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of America, Africa, etc. Very few are found in temperate climates.
 noun (n.) The inspissated juice of several species of acacia; -- called also gum acacia, and gum arabic.

acanthanoun (n.) A prickle.
 noun (n.) A spine or prickly fin.
 noun (n.) The vertebral column; the spinous process of a vertebra.

acanthocephalanoun (n. pl.) A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.

acarinanoun (n. pl.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.

acciaccaturanoun (n.) A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short appoggiatura.

aceldamanoun (n.) The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.

acephalanoun (n. pl.) That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca.

acetabuliferanoun (n. pl.) The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See Cephalopoda.

achatinanoun (n.) A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.

acholianoun (n.) Deficiency or want of bile.

aciculanoun (n.) One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.

acinesianoun (n.) Same as Akinesia.

aconitianoun (n.) Same as Aconitine.

acontianoun (n. pl.) Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnidae), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actiniae when irritated.

acranianoun (n.) Partial or total absence of the skull.
 noun (n.) The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.

acrasianoun (n.) Alt. of Acrasy

acraspedanoun (n. pl.) A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.

acrisianoun (n.) Alt. of Acrisy

acritanoun (n. pl.) The lowest groups of animals, in which no nervous system has been observed.

actinianoun (n.) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family Actinidae. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called animal flowers and sea anemones. [See Polyp.].
 noun (n.) A genus in the family Actinidae.

actinotrochanoun (n. pl.) A peculiar larval form of Phoronis, a genus of marine worms, having a circle of ciliated tentacles.

actinozoanoun (n. pl.) A group of Coelenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.

actinulanoun (n. pl.) A kind of embryo of certain hydroids (Tubularia), having a stellate form.

adansonianoun (n.) A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, A. digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and A. Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth.

adelphianoun (n.) A "brotherhood," or collection of stamens in a bundle; -- used in composition, as in the class names, Monadelphia, Diadelphia, etc.

adenalgianoun (n.) Alt. of Adenalgy

adynamianoun (n.) Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.

aegicranianoun (n. pl.) Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls.

aerophobianoun (n.) Alt. of Aerophoby

aesthesianoun (n.) Perception by the senses; feeling; -- the opposite of anaesthesia.

aganoun (n.) Alt. of Agha

aghanoun (n.) In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.

agalactianoun (n.) Alt. of Agalaxy

agamanoun (n.) A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.

agoranoun (n.) An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.

agouaranoun (n.) The crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus), found in the tropical parts of America.

agoutanoun (n.) A small insectivorous mammal (Solenodon paradoxus), allied to the moles, found only in Hayti.

agraphianoun (n.) The absence or loss of the power of expressing ideas by written signs. It is one form of aphasia.

ahanoun (n.) A sunk fence. See Ha-ha.
  (interj.) An exclamation expressing, by different intonations, triumph, mixed with derision or irony, or simple surprise.

ailuroideanoun (n. pl.) A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.

akinesianoun (n.) Paralysis of the motor nerves; loss of movement.

alanoun (n.) A winglike organ, or part.

alalonganoun (n.) Alt. of Alilonghi

albatanoun (n.) A white metallic alloy; which is made into spoons, forks, teapots, etc. British plate or German silver. See German silver, under German.

alcannanoun (n.) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

alcarrazanoun (n.) A vessel of porous earthenware, used for cooling liquids by evaporation from the exterior surface.

alcyonaceanoun (n. pl.) A group of soft-bodied Alcyonaria, of which Alcyonium is the type. See Illust. under Alcyonaria.

alfanoun (n.) Alt. of Alfa grass

alfalfanoun (n.) The lucern (Medicago sativa); -- so called in California, Texas, etc.

alganoun (n.) A kind of seaweed; pl. the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water confervae, etc.

algarobanoun (n.) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John's bread.
 noun (n.) The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.

algarovillanoun (n.) The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree (Inga Marthae). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.

algebranoun (n.) That branch of mathematics which treats of the relations and properties of quantity by means of letters and other symbols. It is applicable to those relations that are true of every kind of magnitude.
 noun (n.) A treatise on this science.

alhambranoun (n.) The palace of the Moorish kings at Granada.

alhennanoun (n.) See Henna.

allantoideanoun (n. pl.) The division of Vertebrata in which the embryo develops an allantois. It includes reptiles, birds, and mammals.

alleluianoun (n.) Alt. of Alleluiah

almanoun (n.) Alt. of Almah

almadianoun (n.) Alt. of Almadie

almagranoun (n.) A fine, deep red ocher, somewhat purplish, found in Spain. It is the sil atticum of the ancients. Under the name of Indian red it is used for polishing glass and silver.

alopecianoun (n.) Alt. of Alopecy

alpacanoun (n.) An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.
 noun (n.) Wool of the alpaca.
 noun (n.) A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.

alphanoun (n.) The first letter in the Greek alphabet, answering to A, and hence used to denote the beginning.

alpianoun (n.) The seed of canary grass (Phalaris Canariensis), used for feeding cage birds.

althaeanoun (n.) Alt. of Althea

altheanoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Mallow family. It includes the officinal marsh mallow, and the garden hollyhocks.
 noun (n.) An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) of the Mallow family.

alulanoun (n.) A false or bastard wing. See under Bastard.

aluminanoun (n.) One of the earths, consisting of two parts of aluminium and three of oxygen, Al2O3.

alumnanoun (n. fem.) A female pupil; especially, a graduate of a school or college.

amalgamanoun (n.) Same as Amalgam.

amblyopianoun (n.) Alt. of Amblyopy

amblypodanoun (n. pl.) A group of large, extinct, herbivorous mammals, common in the Tertiary formation of the United States.

ambrosianoun (n.) The fabled food of the gods (as nectar was their drink), which conferred immortality upon those who partook of it.
 noun (n.) An unguent of the gods.
 noun (n.) A perfumed unguent, salve, or draught; something very pleasing to the taste or smell.
 noun (n.) Formerly, a kind of fragrant plant; now (Bot.), a genus of plants, including some coarse and worthless weeds, called ragweed, hogweed, etc.
 noun (n.) The food of certain small bark beetles, family Scolytidae believed to be fungi cultivated by the beetles in their burrows.

amenorrhoeanoun (n.) Retention or suppression of the menstrual discharge.

amentianoun (n.) Imbecility; total want of understanding.

ametabolanoun (n. pl.) A group of insects which do not undergo any metamorphosis.

ametropianoun (n.) Any abnormal condition of the refracting powers of the eye.

amianoun (n.) A genus of fresh-water ganoid fishes, exclusively confined to North America; called bowfin in Lake Champlain, dogfish in Lake Erie, and mudfish in South Carolina, etc. See Bowfin.

ammanoun (n.) An abbes or spiritual mother.

ammonianoun (n.) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste: -- often called volatile alkali, and spirits of hartshorn.

ammonitoideanoun (n. pl.) An extensive group of fossil cephalopods often very abundant in Mesozoic rocks. See Ammonite.

amnesianoun (n.) Forgetfulness; also, a defect of speech, from cerebral disease, in which the patient substitutes wrong words or names in the place of those he wishes to employ.

amniotanoun (n. pl.) That group of vertebrates which develops in its embryonic life the envelope called the amnion. It comprises the reptiles, the birds, and the mammals.

amoebanoun (n.) A rhizopod. common in fresh water, capable of undergoing many changes of form at will. See Rhizopoda.

amoebeanoun (n. pl.) That division of the Rhizopoda which includes the amoeba and similar forms.

amorosanoun (n.) A wanton woman; a courtesan.

amorphanoun (n.) A genus of leguminous shrubs, having long clusters of purple flowers; false or bastard indigo.

amorphozoanoun (n. pl.) Animals without a mouth or regular internal organs, as the sponges.

amphibianoun (n. pl.) One of the classes of vertebrates.
  (pl. ) of Amphibium

amphibioticanoun (n. pl.) A division of insects having aquatic larvae.