Name Report For First Name DENA:

DENA

First name DENA's origins are Native American and English. DENA means "valley" (Native American) and "combination of deana: (divine) and dina: (from the valley: avenged)" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with DENA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of dena.(Brown names are of the same origin (Native American,English) with DENA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with DENA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DENA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES DENA AS A WHOLE:

adena jardena almundena andena birdena cullodena madena cadena yardenah ardena

NAMES RHYMING WITH DENA (According to last letters):

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

abena makena zena zwena alhena nena bozena methena athena celena irena philomena polyxena pyrena rena yalena kalena meena allena elena filomena marilena jelena kwabena serena aghadreena aleena alena analena angellena arleena arlena ashleena asucena aurkena autena azucena azusena bena breena buena charleena charlena cholena christeena christena collena correena cyrena daena dalena darena darleena darlena deena defena doreena dreena duena earlena eilena eleena ellena elvena ena fineena francena galena helena ilena jaena jeena jena jimena jolena jonathena jovena judeena kareena kathleena kemena kolena kristalena kristeena kristena larena laurena leena lena lorena lucena madalena maddalena madelena magdalena magena maitena marlena marteena nareena

NAMES RHYMING WITH DENA (According to first letters):

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

den denby dendera dene deneen denelle denes denia denica denice deniece denis denisa denisc denise denisha denissa denisse denley dennet denney denni dennie dennis dennise dennison denny dennys denton denver denys denyse denzel denzell denzil

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

dea deacon deagan deaglan deagmund deakin dealbeorht dealber dealbert dean deana deanda deandra deandrea deandria deane deann deanna deanne dearbhail dearborn dearbourne deardriu dearg deasach deasmumhan deavon debbee debbie debby debora deborah debra debrah debralee dechtere dechtire decla declan dedr dedre dedric dedrick dedrik dee deeana deeandra deeann deeanna deedra deegan deems deen deerwa deerward dehaan deheune deianira deidra deidre deiene deikun deina deiphobus deirdra

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DENA:

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

dacia dada daeva daganya daghda dahlia daiana daina daishya dakota dakshina dalenna dalia daliila dalila damara damia damiana damita dana danetta dania danica daniela danika danila danita danitza danja danna dannia dantina danya daphna dar-al-baida dara daracha darcia darda darerca daria darissa darla darlina darnesha darnetta darnisha darra davia daviana davianna davida davina davinia davita davonna dawna dawneshia dawnetta dawnika dayla dayna daysha dayshia deja deka delbina delfina delia delicia delila delinda delisa delisha delissa deliza della delma delmara delmira delora delphia delphina delta delyssa demelza demetria deona deondra deonna deorsa dereka derforgala derica dericka derora derrica dervilia dervla dervorgilla

English Words Rhyming DENA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES DENA AS A WHOLE:

adenalgianoun (n.) Alt. of Adenalgy

adenalgynoun (n.) Pain in a gland.

denariusnoun (n.) A Roman silver coin of the value of about fourteen cents; the "penny" of the New Testament; -- so called from being worth originally ten of the pieces called as.

denarynoun (n.) The number ten; a division into ten.
 noun (n.) A coin; the Anglicized form of denarius.
 adjective (a.) Containing ten; tenfold; proceeding by tens; as, the denary, or decimal, scale.

denationalizationnoun (n.) The or process of denationalizing.

denationalizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denationalize

denaturalizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denaturalize

denaynoun (n.) Denial; refusal.
 verb (v. t.) To deny.

duodenaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the duodenum; as, duodenal digestion.

duodenaryadjective (a.) Containing twelve; twelvefold; increasing by twelves; duodecimal.

gastroduodenaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the stomach and duodenum; as, the gastroduodenal artery.

guardenagenoun (n.) Guardianship.

modenanoun (n.) A certain crimsonlike color.

molybdenanoun (n.) See Molybdenite.

phagedenanoun (n.) A canine appetite; bulimia.
 noun (n.) Spreading, obstinate ulceration.

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


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


amphisbaenanoun (n.) A fabled serpent with a head at each end, moving either way.
 noun (n.) A genus of harmless lizards, serpentlike in form, without legs, and with both ends so much alike that they appear to have a head at each, and ability to move either way. See Illustration in Appendix.

antilegomenanoun (n. pl.) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical. These are the Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistles of James and Jude, the second Epistle of Peter, the second and third Epistles of John, and the Revelation. The undisputed books are called the Homologoumena.

arenanoun (n.) The area in the central part of an amphitheater, in which the gladiators fought and other shows were exhibited; -- so called because it was covered with sand.
 noun (n.) Any place of public contest or exertion; any sphere of action; as, the arenaof debate; the arena of life.
 noun (n.) "Sand" or "gravel" in the kidneys.

avenanoun (n.) A genus of grasses, including the common oat (Avena sativa); the oat grasses.

cantilenanoun (n.) See Cantabile.

catenanoun (n.) A chain or series of things connected with each other.

coralligenanoun (n. pl.) Same as Anthozoa.

dracaenanoun (n.) A genus of liliaceous plants with woody stems and funnel-shaped flowers.

dreissenanoun (n.) A genus of bivalve shells of which one species (D. polymorpha) is often so abundant as to be very troublesome in the fresh waters of Europe.

galenanoun (n.) A remedy or antidose for poison; theriaca.
 noun (n.) Lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, and is cubic in crystallization and cleavage.

helenanoun (n.) See St. Elmo's fire, under Saint.

homologoumenanoun (n. pl.) Those books of the New Testament which were acknowledged as canonical by the early church; -- distinguished from antilegomena.

hyaenanoun (n.) Same as Hyena.

hyenanoun (n.) Any carnivorous mammal of the family Hyaenidae, of which three living species are known. They are large and strong, but cowardly. They feed chiefly on carrion, and are nocturnal in their habits.

ingenanoun (n.) The gorilla.

lagenanoun (n.) The terminal part of the cochlea in birds and most reptiles; an appendage of the sacculus, corresponding to the cochlea, in fishes and amphibians.

lenanoun (n.) A procuress.

marenanoun (n.) A European whitefish of the genus Coregonus.

melaenanoun (n.) A discharge from the bowels of black matter, consisting of altered blood.

melenanoun (n.) See Melaena.

muraenanoun (n.) A genus of large eels of the family Miraenidae. They differ from the common eel in lacking pectoral fins and in having the dorsal and anal fins continuous. The murry (Muraena Helenae) of Southern Europe was the muraena of the Romans. It is highly valued as a food fish.

ozenanoun (n.) A discharge of fetid matter from the nostril, particularly if associated with ulceration of the soft parts and disease of the bones of the nose.

patenanoun (n.) A paten.
 noun (n.) A grassy expanse in the hill region of Ceylon.

phalaenanoun (n.) A linnaean genus which included the moths in general.

philopenanoun (n.) A present or gift which is made as a forfeit in a social game that is played in various ways; also, the game itself.

pyrenanoun (n.) A nutlet resembling a seed, or the kernel of a drupe.

scenanoun (n.) A scene in an opera.
 noun (n.) An accompanied dramatic recitative, interspersed with passages of melody, or followed by a full aria.

subpenanoun (n. & v. t.) See Subpoena.

subpoenanoun (n.) A writ commanding the attendance in court, as a witness, of the person on whom it is served, under a penalty; the process by which a defendant in equity is commanded to appear and answer the plaintiff's bill.
 verb (v. t.) To serve with a writ of subpoena; to command attendance in court by a legal writ, under a penalty in case of disobedience.

venanoun (n.) A vein.

verbenanoun (n.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain.

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


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


dennoun (n.) A small cavern or hollow place in the side of a hill, or among rocks; esp., a cave used by a wild beast for shelter or concealment; as, a lion's den; a den of robbers.
 noun (n.) A squalid place of resort; a wretched dwelling place; a haunt; as, a den of vice.
 noun (n.) Any snug or close retreat where one goes to be alone.
 noun (n.) A narrow glen; a ravine; a dell.
 verb (v. i.) To live in, or as in, a den.

dendrachatenoun (n.) Arborescent or dendritic agate.

dendriformadjective (a.) Resembling in structure a tree or shrub.

dendritenoun (n.) A stone or mineral on or in which are branching figures resembling shrubs or trees, produced by a foreign mineral, usually an oxide of manganese, as in the moss agate; also, a crystallized mineral having an arborescent form, e. g., gold or silver; an arborization.

dendriticadjective (a.) Alt. of Dendritical

dendriticaladjective (a.) Pertaining to a dendrite, or to arborescent crystallization; having a form resembling a shrub or tree; arborescent.

dendroc/lanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Turbellaria in which the digestive cavity gives off lateral branches, which are often divided into smaller branchlets.

dendroidadjective (a.) Alt. of Dendroidal

dendroidaladjective (a.) Resembling a shrub or tree in form; treelike.

dendrolitenoun (n.) A petrified or fossil shrub, plant, or part of a plant.

dendrologistnoun (n.) One versed in the natural history of trees.

dendrologousadjective (a.) Relating to dendrology.

dendrologynoun (n.) A discourse or treatise on trees; the natural history of trees.

dendrometernoun (n.) An instrument to measure the height and diameter of trees.

denegationnoun (n.) Denial.

denguenoun (n.) A specific epidemic disease attended with high fever, cutaneous eruption, and severe pains in the head and limbs, resembling those of rheumatism; -- called also breakbone fever. It occurs in India, Egypt, the West Indies, etc., is of short duration, and rarely fatal.

deniableadjective (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, denied.

denialnoun (n.) The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; -- the contrary of affirmation.
 noun (n.) A refusal to admit the truth of a statement, charge, imputation, etc.; assertion of the untruth of a thing stated or maintained; a contradiction.
 noun (n.) A refusal to grant; rejection of a request.
 noun (n.) A refusal to acknowledge; disclaimer of connection with; disavowal; -- the contrary of confession; as, the denial of a fault charged on one; a denial of God.

deniancenoun (n.) Denial.

deniernoun (n.) One who denies; as, a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ.
 noun (n.) A small copper coin of insignificant value.

denigrationnoun (n.) The act of making black.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A blackening; defamation.

denigratornoun (n.) One who, or that which, blackens.

denimnoun (n.) A coarse cotton drilling used for overalls, etc.

denitrationnoun (n.) A disengaging, or removal, of nitric acid.

denitrificationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from nitrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of nitrogen.

denizationnoun (n.) The act of making one a denizen or adopted citizen; naturalization.

denizennoun (n.) A dweller; an inhabitant.
 noun (n.) One who is admitted by favor to all or a part of the rights of citizenship, where he did not possess them by birth; an adopted or naturalized citizen.
 noun (n.) One admitted to residence in a foreign country.
 verb (v. t.) To constitute (one) a denizen; to admit to residence, with certain rights and privileges.
 verb (v. t.) To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or naturalized occupants.

denizenationnoun (n.) Denization; denizening.

denizenshipnoun (n.) State of being a denizen.

dennetnoun (n.) A light, open, two-wheeled carriage for one horse; a kind of gig.

denominableadjective (a.) Capable of being denominated or named.

denominatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denominate

denominateadjective (a.) Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See Compound number, under Compound.
 verb (v. t.) To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle; to name; to designate.

denominationnoun (n.) The act of naming or designating.
 noun (n.) That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
 noun (n.) A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect; as, a denomination of Christians.

denominationaladjective (a.) Pertaining to a denomination, especially to a sect or society.

denominationalismnoun (n.) A denominational or class spirit or policy; devotion to the interests of a sect or denomination.

denominationalistnoun (n.) One imbued with a denominational spirit.

denominativenoun (n.) A denominative name or term; denominative verb.
 adjective (a.) Conferring a denomination or name.
 adjective (a.) Connotative; as, a denominative name.
 adjective (a.) Possessing, or capable of possessing, a distinct denomination or designation; denominable.
 adjective (a.) Derived from a substantive or an adjective; as, a denominative verb.

denominatornoun (n.) One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name.
 noun (n.) That number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided.
 noun (n.) That part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division.

denotableadjective (a.) Capable of being denoted or marked.

denotationnoun (n.) The marking off or separation of anything.

denotativeadjective (a.) Having power to denote; designating or marking off.

denotingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denote

denotementnoun (n.) Sign; indication.

denotiveadjective (a.) Serving to denote.

denouementnoun (n.) The unraveling or discovery of a plot; the catastrophe, especially of a drama or a romance.
 noun (n.) The solution of a mystery; issue; outcome.

denouncingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denounce

denouncementnoun (n.) Solemn, official, or menacing announcement; denunciation.

denouncernoun (n.) One who denounces, or declares, as a menace.

denseadjective (a.) Having the constituent parts massed or crowded together; close; compact; thick; containing much matter in a small space; heavy; opaque; as, a dense crowd; a dense forest; a dense fog.
 adjective (a.) Stupid; gross; crass; as, dense ignorance.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DENA:

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

daboianoun (n.) A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).

dactylothecanoun (n.) The scaly covering of the toes, as in birds.

dagobanoun (n.) A dome-shaped structure built over relics of Buddha or some Buddhist saint.

dahlianoun (n.) A genus of plants native to Mexico and Central America, of the order Compositae; also, any plant or flower of the genus. The numerous varieties of cultivated dahlias bear conspicuous flowers which differ in color.

dalmanianoun (n.) A genus of trilobites, of many species, common in the Upper Silurian and Devonian rocks.

dalmaticanoun (n.) Alt. of Dalmatic

damiananoun (n.) A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac.

dammaranoun (n.) An oleoresin used in making varnishes; dammar gum; dammara resin. It is obtained from certain resin trees indigenous to the East Indies, esp. Shorea robusta and the dammar pine.
 noun (n.) A large tree of the order Coniferae, indigenous to the East Indies and Australasia; -- called also Agathis. There are several species.

damosellanoun (n.) Alt. of Damoiselle

daphnianoun (n.) A genus of the genus Daphnia.

darlingtonianoun (n.) A genus of California pitcher plants consisting of a single species. The long tubular leaves are hooded at the top, and frequently contain many insects drowned in the secretion of the leaves.

datanoun (n. pl.) See Datum.
  (pl. ) of Datum

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).

daturanoun (n.) A genus of solanaceous plants, with large funnel-shaped flowers and a four-celled, capsular fruit.

decaceratanoun (n. pl.) The division of Cephalopoda which includes the squids, cuttlefishes, and others having ten arms or tentacles; -- called also Decapoda. [Written also Decacera.] See Dibranchiata.

decagynianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean order of plants characterized by having ten styles.

decalcomanianoun (n.) Alt. of Decalcomanie

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

decapodanoun (n. pl.) The order of Crustacea which includes the shrimps, lobsters, crabs, etc.
 noun (n. pl.) A division of the dibranchiate cephalopods including the cuttlefishes and squids. See Decacera.

deciduanoun (n.) The inner layer of the wall of the uterus, which envelops the embryo, forms a part of the placenta, and is discharged with it.

deciduatanoun (n. pl.) A group of Mammalia in which a decidua is thrown off with, or after, the fetus, as in the human species.

dejectanoun (n. pl.) Excrements; as, the dejecta of the sick.

delendanoun (n. pl.) Things to be erased or blotted out.

delphinoideanoun (n. pl.) The division of Cetacea which comprises the dolphins, porpoises, and related forms.

deltanoun (n.) A tract of land shaped like the letter delta (/), especially when the land is alluvial and inclosed between two or more mouths of a river; as, the delta of the Ganges, of the Nile, or of the Mississippi.
 noun (n.) The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (/ /), answering to D.
 noun (n.) an object having the shape of the capital /.
 noun (n.) The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, esp. in a three-phase system; -- often used attributively, as delta winding, delta connection (which see), etc.

dementianoun (n.) Insanity; madness; esp. that form which consists in weakness or total loss of thought and reason; mental imbecility; idiocy.

demonomanianoun (n.) A form of madness in which the patient conceives himself possessed of devils.

dermanoun (n.) See Dermis.

dermapteranoun (n.) Alt. of Dermapteran

dermobranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A group of nudibranch mollusks without special gills.

dermopteranoun (n. pl.) The division of insects which includes the earwigs (Forticulidae).
 noun (n. pl.) A group of lemuroid mammals having a parachutelike web of skin between the fore and hind legs, of which the colugo (Galeopithecus) is the type. See Colugo.
 noun (n. pl.) An order of Mammalia; the Cheiroptera.

derotrematanoun (n. pl.) The tribe of aquatic Amphibia which includes Amphiuma, Menopoma, etc. They have permanent gill openings, but no external gills; -- called also Cryptobranchiata.

dertrothecanoun (n.) The horny covering of the end of the bill of birds.

desideratanoun (n. pl.) See Desideratum.
  (pl. ) of Desideratum

desmobacterianoun (n. pl.) See Microbacteria.

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

deuteropathianoun (n.) Alt. of Deuteropathy

deutzianoun (n.) A genus of shrubs with pretty white flowers, much cultivated.

devanoun (n.) A god; a deity; a divine being; an idol; a king.

devatanoun (n.) A deity; a divine being; a good spirit; an idol.

dhoorranoun (n.) Alt. of Dhurra

dhourranoun (n.) Alt. of Dhurra

dhurranoun (n.) Indian millet. See Durra.

diadelphianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants whose stamens are united into two bodies or bundles by their filaments.

diananoun (n.) The daughter of Jupiter and Latona; a virgin goddess who presided over hunting, chastity, and marriage; -- identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.

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

diarrheanoun (n.) Alt. of Diarrhoea

diarrhoeanoun (n.) A morbidly frequent and profuse discharge of loose or fluid evacuations from the intestines, without tenesmus; a purging or looseness of the bowels; a flux.

diastemanoun (n.) A vacant space, or gap, esp. between teeth in a jaw.

diatrymanoun (n.) An extinct eocene bird from New Mexico, larger than the ostrich.

dibranchiatanoun (n. pl.) An order of cephalopods which includes those with two gills, an apparatus for emitting an inky fluid, and either eight or ten cephalic arms bearing suckers or hooks, as the octopi and squids. See Cephalopoda.

dicentranoun (n.) A genus of herbaceous plants, with racemes of two-spurred or heart-shaped flowers, including the Dutchman's breeches, and the more showy Bleeding heart (D. spectabilis).

dictanoun (n. pl.) See Dictum.
  (pl. ) of Dictum

dicyematanoun (n. pl.) An order of worms parasitic in cephalopods. They are remarkable for the extreme simplicity of their structure. The embryo exists in two forms.

didelphianoun (n. pl.) The subclass of Mammalia which includes the marsupials. See Marsupialia.

didonianoun (n.) The curve which on a given surface and with a given perimeter contains the greatest area.

didrachmanoun (n.) A two-drachma piece; an ancient Greek silver coin, worth nearly forty cents.

didynamianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having four stamens disposed in pairs of unequal length.

dielytranoun (n.) See Dicentra.

differentianoun (n.) The formal or distinguishing part of the essence of a species; the characteristic attribute of a species; specific difference.

digammanoun (n.) A letter (/, /) of the Greek alphabet, which early fell into disuse.

digeneanoun (n. pl.) A division of Trematoda in which alternate generations occur, the immediate young not resembling their parents.

digynianoun (n.) A Linnaean order of plants having two styles.

dikanoun (n.) A kind of food, made from the almondlike seeds of the Irvingia Barteri, much used by natives of the west coast of Africa; -- called also dika bread.

dilemmanoun (n.) An argument which presents an antagonist with two or more alternatives, but is equally conclusive against him, whichever alternative he chooses.
 noun (n.) A state of things in which evils or obstacles present themselves on every side, and it is difficult to determine what course to pursue; a vexatious alternative or predicament; a difficult choice or position.

dimeranoun (n. pl.) A division of Coleoptera, having two joints to the tarsi.
 noun (n. pl.) A division of the Hemiptera, including the aphids.

dimyanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Dimyaria

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.

dioecianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having the stamens and pistils on different plants.
 noun (n. pl.) A subclass of gastropod mollusks in which the sexes are separate. It includes most of the large marine species, like the conchs, cones, and cowries.

diomedeanoun (n.) A genus of large sea birds, including the albatross. See Albatross.

dionaeanoun (n.) An insectivorous plant. See Venus's flytrap.

dioptranoun (n.) An optical instrument, invented by Hipparchus, for taking altitudes, leveling, etc.

dioramanoun (n.) A mode of scenic representation, invented by Daguerre and Bouton, in which a painting is seen from a distance through a large opening. By a combination of transparent and opaque painting, and of transmitted and reflected light, and by contrivances such as screens and shutters, much diversity of scenic effect is produced.
 noun (n.) A building used for such an exhibition.

dioscoreanoun (n.) A genus of plants. See Yam.

diotanoun (n.) A vase or drinking cup having two handles or ears.

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.

diplomanoun (n.) A letter or writing, usually under seal, conferring some privilege, honor, or power; a document bearing record of a degree conferred by a literary society or educational institution.

diplopianoun (n.) Alt. of Diplopy

diplopodanoun (n. pl.) An order of myriapods having two pairs of legs on each segment; the Chilognatha.

dipneumonanoun (n. pl.) A group of spiders having only two lunglike organs.

dipsomanianoun (n.) A morbid an uncontrollable craving (often periodic) for drink, esp. for alcoholic liquors; also improperly used to denote acute and chronic alcoholism.

dipteranoun (n. pl.) An extensive order of insects having only two functional wings and two balancers, as the house fly, mosquito, etc. They have a suctorial proboscis, often including two pairs of sharp organs (mandibles and maxillae) with which they pierce the skin of animals. They undergo a complete metamorphosis, their larvae (called maggots) being usually without feet.

discinanoun (n.) A genus of Branchiopoda, having a disklike shell, attached by one valve, which is perforated by the peduncle.

discodactylianoun (n. pl.) A division of amphibians having suctorial disks on the toes, as the tree frogs.

discophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of acalephs or jellyfishes, including most of the large disklike species.

distomanoun (n.) A genus of parasitic, trematode worms, having two suckers for attaching themselves to the part they infest. See 1st Fluke, 2.

diurnanoun (n. pl.) A division of Lepidoptera, including the butterflies; -- so called because they fly only in the daytime.

docoglossanoun (n. pl.) An order of gastropods, including the true limpets, and having the teeth on the odontophore or lingual ribbon.

dodecagynianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean order of plants having twelve styles.

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

dogmanoun (n.) That which is held as an opinion; a tenet; a doctrine.
 noun (n.) A formally stated and authoritatively settled doctrine; a definite, established, and authoritative tenet.
 noun (n.) A doctrinal notion asserted without regard to evidence or truth; an arbitrary dictum.

dolabranoun (n.) A rude ancient ax or hatchet, seen in museums.

dominanoun (n.) Lady; a lady; -- a title formerly given to noble ladies who held a barony in their own right.

doľanoun (n.) Lady; mistress; madam; -- a title of respect used in Spain, prefixed to the Christian name of a lady.

doncellanoun (n.) A handsome fish of Florida and the West Indies (Platyglossus radiatus). The name is applied also to the ladyfish (Harpe rufa) of the same region.

donnanoun (n.) A lady; madam; mistress; -- the title given a lady in Italy.

doorganoun (n.) A Hindoo divinity, the consort of Siva, represented with ten arms.

dorsibranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A division of chaetopod annelids in which the branchiae are along the back, on each side, or on the parapodia. [See Illusts. under Annelida and Chaetopoda.]

doryphoranoun (n.) A genus of plant-eating beetles, including the potato beetle. See Potato beetle.