Name Report For First Name ELLE:

ELLE

First name ELLE's origin is English. ELLE means "abbreviation of eleanor and ellen. beautiful fairy". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ELLE below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of elle.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with ELLE and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ELLE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ELLE

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ELLE AS A WHOLE:

shelley helle michelle keller bellerophon adelle anabelle angelle angellena annabelle ardelle arielle ariellel arnelle audrielle belle bernelle bonnibelle brielle chanelle channelle chantelle chavelle chenelle cherelle cherrelle chevelle danelle danielle dannelle danrelle darelle dawnelle dawnielle denelle donelle ellecia ellee elleen ellen ellena ellene ellenweorc ellesse ellette gabrielle gisselle gwenaelle idelle isabelle izabelle janelle jeannelle jenelle jiselle jizelle joelle joellen johnelle jonnelle josobelle kellee kelley kristabelle krystabelle laurelle leonelle liselle louellen mabelle marchelle maribelle marielle marvelle mavelle mehitahelle mikelle mychelle nanelle noelle orabelle richelle rochelle ronelle roschelle suellen avenelle brunelle ellery esquevelle hellekin kelleher kellen kellett montrelle orvelle pelles percyvelle ruelle welles skelley pelleas acwellen ysabelle mehitabelle emmanuelle axelle zoelle odelle melleta rudelle mirabelle marcelle amabelle aelle gaelle estelle maurelle rachelle orguelleuse pellean moselle blondelle claudelle jeanelle jennelle joyelle lynelle bemelle terrelle tyrelle giselle darcelle darchelle

NAMES RHYMING WITH ELLE (According to last letters):

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

stille neville scoville afrodille aprille areille camille cecille chantalle francille haille halle holle jamille kamille maille marveille nicolle rille colmcille froille grenville kalle lasalle malleville manneville melville neuveville onille orville sauville sumarville colle somerville saville manville granville norville petronille lucille mireille auriville sebille

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

kifle njemile udele naile nile tale adele crocale cybele eriphyle eurayle hypsipyle myrtle nephele odele omphale semele kiele rachele akinwole bekele kelile roble sule tekle bankole chibale kafele tearle maoltuile murthuile somhairle aristotle ercole theophile zale kale daniele emmanuele gamble vasile abbigale abegayle ariele camile carole cecile chamyle dale danele emele gabriele gale gayle granuaile hannele hazle

NAMES RHYMING WITH ELLE (According to first letters):

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

ell ella ellaine ellard ellayne ellder elli ellia ellice ellie elliemay ellinor elliot elliott ellis ellisha ellison elliston ellone ellwood elly ellyce ellyn

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

el-marees el-nefous el-saraya elaina elaine elam elan elana elayna elayne elazar elazaro elbert elberta elberte elberti elbertina elbertine elbertyna elcie elda eldan elden elder eldon eldora eldoris eldred eldreda eldrian eldrick eldrid eldrida eldride eldridge eldur eldwin eldwyn eleadora eleanor eleanora eleazar electra eleena elefteria eleftherios elek elena elene eleni elenora eleonora eleonore eleora elepheteria eleta elethea elethia eleuia eleutherios elexa elfie elfreda elfrida elfried elfrieda elga elgin elgine elhanan eli elia eliana eliane elias eliaures eliazar

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ELLE:

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

eadsele eadwardsone eadwine ealdwode earie earle earlene earline earwine eastre ebiere eddie ede edee edeline edie ediline edine edlynne edmee edurne edythe eevee effie eftemie egbertine egbertyne eglantine eguskine ehawee eileene eilene eirene eithne elidure elinore elisa-mae elisamarie elise elke elmore elne eloise eloisee elpide else elsie elsje elvie elvine elvyne elwine elyce elye elyse elzie emelene emeline emeraude emestine emile emilee emilie emma-lise emmalee emmaline emmarae emmeline emmie emylee endre ene enerstyne engelbertine enide enite enrique eostre ephie erianthe erie erienne erigone erle erlene erline ermengardine ernestine erskine erssike ervine eshe eskame esme esmeraude essence estebe estee estephanie ethelinde

English Words Rhyming ELLE

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ELLE AS A WHOLE:

appelleenoun (n.) The defendant in an appeal; -- opposed to appellant.
 noun (n.) The person who is appealed against, or accused of crime; -- opposed to appellor.

aquarellenoun (n.) A design or painting in thin transparent water colors; also, the mode of painting in such colors.

bagatellenoun (n.) A trifle; a thing of no importance.
 noun (n.) A game played on an oblong board, having, at one end, cups or arches into or through which balls are to be driven by a rod held in the hand of the player.

barrelledadjective (a.) Having a barrel; -- used in composition; as, a double-barreled gun.
  () of Barrel

bellenoun (n.) A young lady of superior beauty and attractions; a handsome lady, or one who attracts notice in society; a fair lady.

belledadjective (a.) Hung with a bell or bells.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Bell

bellerophonnoun (n.) A genus of fossil univalve shells, believed to belong to the Heteropoda, peculiar to the Paleozoic age.

belletristicadjective (a.) Alt. of Belletristical

belletristicaladjective (a.) Occupied with, or pertaining to, belles-lettres.

bevelledadjective (a.) Formed to a bevel angle; sloping; as, the beveled edge of a table.
 adjective (a.) Replaced by two planes inclining equally upon the adjacent planes, as an edge; having its edges replaced by sloping planes, as a cube or other solid.
  () of Bevel

booksellernoun (n.) One who sells books.

bordellernoun (n.) A keeper or a frequenter of a brothel.

bowellessadjective (a.) Without pity.

capellenoun (n.) The private orchestra or band of a prince or of a church.

capelletnoun (n.) A swelling, like a wen, on the point of the elbow (or the heel of the hock) of a horse, caused probably by bruises in lying down.

celledadjective (a.) Containing a cell or cells.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Cell

celleporenoun (n.) A genus of delicate branching corals, made up of minute cells, belonging to the Bryozoa.

chancellerynoun (n.) Chancellorship.

chanterellenoun (n.) A name for several species of mushroom, of which one (Cantharellus cibrius) is edible, the others reputed poisonous.

compellernoun (n.) One who compels or constrains.

convellentadjective (a.) Tending to tear or pull up.

cordellenoun (n.) A twisted cord; a tassel.

cornshellernoun (n.) A machine that separates the kernels of corn from the cob.

crenellenoun (n.) Alt. of Crenel

crenelledadjective (a.) Same as Crenate.

cressellenoun (n.) A wooden rattle sometimes used as a substitute for a bell, in the Roman Catholic church, during the latter part of Holy Week, or the last week of Lent.

damoisellenoun (n.) See Damsel.

demoisellenoun (n.) A young lady; a damsel; a lady's maid.
 noun (n.) The Numidian crane (Anthropoides virgo); -- so called on account of the grace and symmetry of its form and movements.
 noun (n.) A beautiful, small dragon fly of the genus Agrion.

dentellenoun (n.) An ornamental tooling like lace.

divellentadjective (a.) Drawing asunder.

dramsellernoun (n.) One who sells distilled liquors by the dram or glass.

dwellernoun (n.) An inhabitant; a resident; as, a cave dweller.

elleborenoun (n.) Hellebore.

elleborinnoun (n.) See Helleborin.

ellecknoun (n.) The red gurnard or cuckoo fish.

excellencenoun (n.) The quality of being excellent; state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.
 noun (n.) An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue.
 noun (n.) A title of honor or respect; -- more common in the form excellency.

excellencynoun (n.) Excellence; virtue; dignity; worth; superiority.
 noun (n.) A title of honor given to certain high dignitaries, esp. to viceroys, ministers, and ambassadors, to English colonial governors, etc. It was formerly sometimes given to kings and princes.

excellentadjective (a.) Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities; of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man, artist, citizen, husband, discourse, book, song, etc.; excellent breeding, principles, aims, action.
 adjective (a.) Superior in kind or degree, irrespective of moral quality; -- used with words of a bad significance.
 adverb (adv.) Excellently; eminently; exceedingly.

expellernoun (n.) One who, or that which, expels.

fellernoun (n.) One who, or that which, fells, knocks or cuts down; a machine for felling trees.
 noun (n.) An appliance to a sewing machine for felling a seam.

fontanellenoun (n.) Same as Fontanel, 2.

foretellernoun (n.) One who predicts.

filosellenoun (n.) A kind of silk thread less glossy than floss, and spun from coarser material. It is much used in embroidery instead of floss.

gabellenoun (n.) A tax, especially on salt.

gabellemannoun (n.) A gabeler.

gazellenoun (n.) One of several small, swift, elegantly formed species of antelope, of the genus Gazella, esp. G. dorcas; -- called also algazel, corinne, korin, and kevel. The gazelles are celebrated for the luster and soft expression of their eyes.

glumellenoun (n.) One of the pelets or inner chaffy scales of the flowers or spikelets of grasses.

heellessadjective (a.) Without a heel.

helleborenoun (n.) A genus of perennial herbs (Helleborus) of the Crowfoot family, mostly having powerfully cathartic and even poisonous qualities. H. niger is the European black hellebore, or Christmas rose, blossoming in winter or earliest spring. H. officinalis was the officinal hellebore of the ancients.
 noun (n.) Any plant of several species of the poisonous liliaceous genus Veratrum, especially V. album and V. viride, both called white hellebore.

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


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


aiguillenoun (n.) A needle-shaped peak.
 noun (n.) An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.

ancillenoun (n.) A maidservant; a handmaid.

apostillenoun (n.) A marginal note on a letter or other paper; an annotation.

barcarollenoun (n.) A popular song or melody sung by Venetian gondoliers.
 noun (n.) A piece of music composed in imitation of such a song.

bastile bastillenoun (n.) A tower or an elevated work, used for the defense, or in the siege, of a fortified place.
 noun (n.) "The Bastille", formerly a castle or fortress in Paris, used as a prison, especially for political offenders; hence, a rhetorical name for a prison.

braillenoun (n.) A system of printing or writing for the blind in which the characters are represented by tangible points or dots. It was invented by Louis Braille, a French teacher of the blind.

callenoun (n.) A kind of head covering; a caul.

canaillenoun (n.) The lowest class of people; the rabble; the vulgar.
 noun (n.) Shorts or inferior flour.

chenillenoun (n.) Tufted cord, of silk or worsted, for the trimming of ladies' dresses, for embroidery and fringes, and for the weft of Chenille rugs.

codillenoun (n.) A term at omber, signifying that the game is won.

countretaillenoun (n.) A counter tally; correspondence (in sound).

crevallenoun (n.) The cavally or jurel.
 noun (n.) The pompano (Trachynotus Carolinus).

coquillenoun (n.) Lit., a shell;
 noun (n.) A shell or shell-like dish or mold in which viands are served.
 noun (n.) The expansion of the guard of a sword, dagger, etc.
 noun (n.) A form of ruching used as a dress trimming or for neckwear, and named from the manner in which it is gathered or fulled.

deshabillenoun (n.) An undress; a careless toilet.

dishabillenoun (n.) An undress; a loose, negligent dress; deshabille.

espiaillenoun (n.) Espial.

faillenoun (n.) A soft silk, heavier than a foulard and not glossy.

gerbillenoun (n.) One of several species of small, jumping, murine rodents, of the genus Gerbillus. In their leaping powers they resemble the jerboa. They inhabit Africa, India, and Southern Europe.

graillenoun (n.) A halfround single-cut file or fioat, having one curved face and one straight face, -- used by comb makers.

grisaillenoun (n.) Decorative painting in gray monochrome; -- used in English especially for painted glass.
 noun (n.) A kind of French fancy dress goods.

immortellenoun (n.) A plant with a conspicuous, dry, unwithering involucre, as the species of Antennaria, Helichrysum, Gomphrena, etc. See Everlasting.

jargonellenoun (n.) A variety of pear which ripens early.

jonquillenoun (n.) A bulbous plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Jonquilla), allied to the daffodil. It has long, rushlike leaves, and yellow or white fragrant flowers. The root has emetic properties. It is sometimes called the rush-leaved daffodil. See Illust. of Corona.

jumellenoun (n.) A jumelle opera glass, or the like.
 adjective (a.) Twin; paired; -- said of various objects made or formed in pairs, as a binocular opera glass, a pair of gimmal rings, etc.

kapellenoun (n.) A chapel; hence, the choir or orchestra of a prince's chapel; now, a musical establishment, usually orchestral.

kyriellenoun (n.) A litany beginning with the words.

lenticellenoun (n.) Lenticel.

limaillenoun (n.) Filings of metal.

mademoisellenoun (n.) A French title of courtesy given to a girl or an unmarried lady, equivalent to the English Miss.
 noun (n.) A marine food fish (Sciaena chrysura), of the Southern United States; -- called also yellowtail, and silver perch.

manillenoun (n.) See 1st Manilla, 1.

mervaillenoun (n.) Marvel.

mitraillenoun (n.) Shot or bits of iron used sometimes in loading cannon.

molleadjective (a.) Lower by a semitone; flat; as, E molle, that is, E flat.

morellenoun (n.) Nightshade. See 2d Morel.

mosellenoun (n.) A light wine, usually white, produced in the vicinity of the river Moselle.

mouilleadjective (a.) Applied to certain consonants having a "liquid" or softened sound; e.g., in French, l or ll and gn (like the lli in million and ni in minion); in Italian, gl and gn; in Spanish, ll and ; in Portuguese, lh and nh.

nacellenoun (n.) A small boat.
 noun (n.) The basket suspended from a balloon; hence, the framework forming the body of a dirigible balloon, and containing the machinery, passengers, etc.
 noun (n.) A boatlike, inclosed body of an aeroplane.

orseillenoun (n.) See Archil.

quadrillenoun (n.) A dance having five figures, in common time, four couples of dancers being in each set.
 noun (n.) The appropriate music for a quadrille.
 noun (n.) A game played by four persons with forty cards, being the remainder of an ordinary pack after the tens, nines, and eights are discarded.
 noun (n.) A dance having five figures, in common time, four couples of dancers being in each set.
 noun (n.) The appropriate music for a quadrille.
 noun (n.) A game played by four persons with forty cards, being the remainder of an ordinary pack after the tens, nines, and eights are discarded.
 adjective (a.) Marked with squares, generally by thin lines crossing at right angles and at equal intervals; as, quadrille paper, or plotting paper.

quatrefeuillenoun (n.) Alt. of Quatrefoil
 noun (n.) Alt. of Quatrefoil

quenellenoun (n.) A kind of delicate forcemeat, commonly poached and used as a dish by itself or for garnishing.
 noun (n.) A kind of delicate forcemeat, commonly poached and used as a dish by itself or for garnishing.

parellenoun (n.) A name for two kinds of dock (Rumex Patientia and R. Hydrolapathum).
 noun (n.) A kind of lichen (Lecanora parella) once used in dyeing and in the preparation of litmus.

pastillenoun (n.) A small cone or mass made of paste of gum, benzoin, cinnamon, and other aromatics, -- used for fumigating or scenting the air of a room.
 noun (n.) An aromatic or medicated lozenge; a troche.
 noun (n.) See Pastel, a crayon.

pennoncellenoun (n.) See Pencel.

pipistrellenoun (n.) A small European bat (Vesperugo pipistrellus); -- called also flittermouse.

poraillenoun (n.) Poor people; the poor.

prunellenoun (n.) A kind of small and very acid French plum; -- applied especially to the stoned and dried fruit.

pucellenoun (n.) A maid; a virgin.

reveillenoun (n.) The beat of drum, or bugle blast, about break of day, to give notice that it is time for the soldiers to rise, and for the sentinels to forbear challenging.

rillenoun (n.) One of certain narrow, crooked valleys seen, by aid of the telescope, on the surface of the moon.

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


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


ellnoun (n.) A measure for cloth; -- now rarely used. It is of different lengths in different countries; the English ell being 45 inches, the Dutch or Flemish ell 27, the Scotch about 37.
 noun (n.) See L.

ellachicknoun (n.) A fresh-water tortoise (Chelopus marmoratus) of California; -- used as food.

ellagicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid.

ellipsenoun (n.) An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique projection of a circle, or an oblique section of a cone through its opposite sides. The greatest diameter of the ellipse is the major axis, and the least diameter is the minor axis. See Conic section, under Conic, and cf. Focus.
 noun (n.) Omission. See Ellipsis.
 noun (n.) The elliptical orbit of a planet.

ellipsisnoun (n.) Omission; a figure of syntax, by which one or more words, which are obviously understood, are omitted; as, the virtues I admire, for, the virtues which I admire.
 noun (n.) An ellipse.

ellipsographnoun (n.) An instrument for describing ellipses; -- called also trammel.

ellipsoidnoun (n.) A solid, all plane sections of which are ellipses or circles. See Conoid, n., 2 (a).
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Ellipsoidal

ellipsoidaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or shaped like, an ellipsoid; as, ellipsoid or ellipsoidal form.

ellipticadjective (a.) Alt. of Elliptical

ellipticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends.
 adjective (a.) Having a part omitted; as, an elliptical phrase.

ellipticitynoun (n.) Deviation of an ellipse or a spheroid from the form of a circle or a sphere; especially, in reference to the figure of the earth, the difference between the equatorial and polar semidiameters, divided by the equatorial; thus, the ellipticity of the earth is /.

elliptographnoun (n.) Same as Ellipsograph.

ellwandnoun (n.) Formerly, a measuring rod an ell long.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ELLE:

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

eaglenoun (n.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera Aquila and Haliaeetus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus); the imperial eagle of Europe (A. mogilnik / imperialis); the American bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle (H. albicilla); and the great harpy eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for standards and emblematic devices. See Bald eagle, Harpy, and Golden eagle.
 noun (n.) A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars.
 noun (n.) A northern constellation, containing Altair, a star of the first magnitude. See Aquila.
 noun (n.) The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or standard of any people.

eaglestonenoun (n.) A concretionary nodule of clay ironstone, of the size of a walnut or larger, so called by the ancients, who believed that the eagle transported these stones to her nest to facilitate the laying of her eggs; aetites.

eagrenoun (n.) A wave, or two or three successive waves, of great height and violence, at flood tide moving up an estuary or river; -- commonly called the bore. See Bore.

ealenoun (n.) Ale.

eamenoun (n.) Uncle.

earableadjective (a.) Arable; tillable.

earachenoun (n.) Ache or pain in the ear.

earcocklenoun (n.) A disease in wheat, in which the blackened and contracted grain, or ear, is filled with minute worms.

earsorenoun (n.) An annoyance to the ear.

earthdrakenoun (n.) A mythical monster of the early Anglo-Saxon literature; a dragon.

earthenwarenoun (n.) Vessels and other utensils, ornaments, or the like, made of baked clay. See Crockery, Pottery, Stoneware, and Porcelain.

earthquakenoun (n.) A shaking, trembling, or concussion of the earth, due to subterranean causes, often accompanied by a rumbling noise. The wave of shock sometimes traverses half a hemisphere, destroying cities and many thousand lives; -- called also earthdin, earthquave, and earthshock.
 adjective (a.) Like, or characteristic of, an earthquake; loud; starling.

earthquavenoun (n.) An earthquake.

easenoun (n.) Satisfaction; pleasure; hence, accommodation; entertainment.
 noun (n.) Freedom from anything that pains or troubles; as: (a) Relief from labor or effort; rest; quiet; relaxation; as, ease of body.
 noun (n.) Freedom from care, solicitude, or anything that annoys or disquiets; tranquillity; peace; comfort; security; as, ease of mind.
 noun (n.) Freedom from constraint, formality, difficulty, embarrassment, etc.; facility; liberty; naturalness; -- said of manner, style, etc.; as, ease of style, of behavior, of address.
 noun (n.) To free from anything that pains, disquiets, or oppresses; to relieve from toil or care; to give rest, repose, or tranquility to; -- often with of; as, to ease of pain; ease the body or mind.
 noun (n.) To render less painful or oppressive; to mitigate; to alleviate.
 noun (n.) To release from pressure or restraint; to move gently; to lift slightly; to shift a little; as, to ease a bar or nut in machinery.
 noun (n.) To entertain; to furnish with accommodations.

eatablenoun (n.) Something fit to be eaten.
 adjective (a.) Capable of being eaten; fit to be eaten; proper for food; esculent; edible.

eatagenoun (n.) Eatable growth of grass for horses and cattle, esp. that of aftermath.

ebionitenoun (n.) One of a sect of heretics, in the first centuries of the church, whose doctrine was a mixture of Judaism and Christianity. They denied the divinity of Christ, regarding him as an inspired messenger, and rejected much of the New Testament.

ebonitenoun (n.) A hard, black variety of vulcanite. It may be cut and polished, and is used for many small articles, as combs and buttons, and for insulating material in electric apparatus.

ebracteateadjective (a.) Without bracts.

ebracteolateadjective (a.) Without bracteoles, or little bracts; -- said of a pedicel or flower stalk.

ebraukeadjective (a.) Hebrew.

ebrilladenoun (n.) A bridle check; a jerk of one rein, given to a horse when he refuses to turn.

ebulliencenoun (n.) Alt. of Ebulliency

ebullioscopenoun (n.) An instrument for observing the boiling point of liquids, especially for determining the alcoholic strength of a mixture by the temperature at which it boils.

eburnineadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to ivory.

ecartenoun (n.) A game at cards, played usually by two persons, in which the players may discard any or all of the cards dealt and receive others from the pack.
 noun (n.) A game at cards for two persons, with 32 cards, ranking K, Q, J, A, 10, 9, 8, 7. Five cards are dealt each player, and the 11th turned as trump. Five points constitute a game.

ecaudateadjective (a.) Without a tail or spur.
 adjective (a.) Tailless.

ecbolenoun (n.) A digression in which a person is introduced speaking his own words.

ecbolinenoun (n.) An alkaloid constituting the active principle of ergot; -- so named from its power of producing abortion.

ecclenoun (n.) The European green woodpecker; -- also called ecall, eaquall, yaffle.

ecgoninenoun (n.) A colorless, crystalline, nitrogenous base, obtained by the decomposition of cocaine.

echauguettenoun (n.) A small chamber or place of protection for a sentinel, usually in the form of a projecting turret, or the like. See Castle.

echenoun (a. / a. pron.) Each.

echidninenoun (n.) The clear, viscid fluid secreted by the poison glands of certain serpents; also, a nitrogenous base contained in this, and supposed to be the active poisonous principle of the virus.

echinateadjective (a.) Alt. of Echinated

echinitenoun (n.) A fossil echinoid.

echinulateadjective (a.) Set with small spines or prickles.

echoscopenoun (n.) An instrument for intensifying sounds produced by percussion of the thorax.

eclipsenoun (n.) An interception or obscuration of the light of the sun, moon, or other luminous body, by the intervention of some other body, either between it and the eye, or between the luminous body and that illuminated by it. A lunar eclipse is caused by the moon passing through the earth's shadow; a solar eclipse, by the moon coming between the sun and the observer. A satellite is eclipsed by entering the shadow of its primary. The obscuration of a planet or star by the moon or a planet, though of the nature of an eclipse, is called an occultation. The eclipse of a small portion of the sun by Mercury or Venus is called a transit of the planet.
 noun (n.) The loss, usually temporary or partial, of light, brilliancy, luster, honor, consciousness, etc.; obscuration; gloom; darkness.
 verb (v. t.) To cause the obscuration of; to darken or hide; -- said of a heavenly body; as, the moon eclipses the sun.
 verb (v. t.) To obscure, darken, or extinguish the beauty, luster, honor, etc., of; to sully; to cloud; to throw into the shade by surpassing.
 verb (v. i.) To suffer an eclipse.

eclogitenoun (n.) A rock consisting of granular red garnet, light green smaragdite, and common hornblende; -- so called in reference to its beauty.

ecloguenoun (n.) A pastoral poem, in which shepherds are introduced conversing with each other; a bucolic; an idyl; as, the Ecloques of Virgil, from which the modern usage of the word has been established.

ecorchenoun (n.) A manikin, or image, representing an animal, especially man, with the skin removed so that the muscles are exposed for purposes of study.

ecossaisenoun (n.) A dancing tune in the Scotch style.

ecostateadjective (a.) Having no ribs or nerves; -- said of a leaf.

ecoutenoun (n.) One of the small galleries run out in front of the glacis. They serve to annoy the enemy's miners.

ecphonemenoun (n.) A mark (!) used to indicate an exclamation.

ectomerenoun (n.) The more transparent cells, which finally become external, in many segmenting ova, as those of mammals.

ectoparasitenoun (n.) Any parasite which lives on the exterior of animals; -- opposed to endoparasite.

ectypenoun (n.) A copy, as in pottery, of an artist's original work. Hence:
 noun (n.) A work sculptured in relief, as a cameo, or in bas-relief (in this sense used loosely).
 noun (n.) A copy from an original; a type of something that has previously existed.

ecurienoun (n.) A stable.

edematoseadjective (a.) Same as oedematous.

edenitenoun (n.) A variety of amphibole. See Amphibole.

edentatenoun (n.) One of the Edentata.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of teeth; as, an edentate quadruped; an edentate leaf.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Edentata.

edgebonenoun (n.) Same as Aitchbone.

ediblenoun (n.) Anything edible.
 adjective (a.) Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes.

edificenoun (n.) A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; -- chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse.

edilenoun (n.) See Aedile.

edingtonitenoun (n.) A grayish white zeolitic mineral, in tetragonal crystals. It is a hydrous silicate of alumina and baryta.

edomitenoun (n.) One of the descendants of Esau or Edom, the brother of Jacob; an Idumean.

educableadjective (a.) Capable of being educated.

educativeadjective (a.) Tending to educate; that gives education; as, an educative process; an educative experience.

educibleadjective (a.) Capable of being educed.

eductiveadjective (a.) Tending to draw out; extractive.

edulcorativeadjective (a.) Tending to /weeten or purify by affusions of water.

eelfarenoun (n.) A brood of eels.

eerieadjective (a.) Alt. of Eery

eerisomeadjective (a.) Causing fear; eerie.

effableadjective (a.) Capable of being uttered or explained; utterable.

effaceableadjective (a.) Capable of being effaced.

effectibleadjective (a.) Capable of being done or achieved; practicable; feasible.

effectivenoun (n.) That which produces a given effect; a cause.
 noun (n.) One who is capable of active service.
 noun (n.) Specie or coin, as distinguished from paper currency; -- a term used in many parts of Europe.
 noun (n.) The serviceable soldiers in a country; an army or any military body, collectively; as, France's effective.
 adjective (a.) Having the power to produce an effect or effects; producing a decided or decisive effect; efficient; serviceable; operative; as, an effective force, remedy, speech; the effective men in a regiment.

effectuoseadjective (a.) Alt. of Effectuous

effeminateadjective (a.) Having some characteristic of a woman, as delicacy, luxuriousness, etc.; soft or delicate to an unmanly degree; womanish; weak.
 adjective (a.) Womanlike; womanly; tender; -- in a good sense.
 verb (v. t.) To make womanish; to make soft and delicate; to weaken.
 verb (v. i.) To grow womanish or weak.

effervescencenoun (n.) Alt. of Effervescency

effervescibleadjective (a.) Capable of effervescing.

effervesciveadjective (a.) Tending to produce effervescence.

effeteadjective (a.) No longer capable of producing young, as an animal, or fruit, as the earth; hence, worn out with age; exhausted of energy; incapable of efficient action; no longer productive; barren; sterile.

efficiencenoun (n.) Alt. of Efficiency

efflorescencenoun (n.) Flowering, or state of flowering; the blooming of flowers; blowth.
 noun (n.) A redness of the skin; eruption, as in rash, measles, smallpox, scarlatina, etc.
 noun (n.) The formation of the whitish powder or crust on the surface of efflorescing bodies, as salts, etc.
 noun (n.) The powder or crust thus formed.

effluencenoun (n.) A flowing out, or emanation.
 noun (n.) That which flows or issues from any body or substance; issue; efflux.

effluviableadjective (a.) Capable of being given off as an effluvium.

effrayableadjective (a.) Frightful.

effulgencenoun (n.) The state of being effulgent; extreme brilliancy; a flood of light; great luster or brightness; splendor.

effusenoun (n.) Effusion; loss.
 adjective (a.) Poured out freely; profuse.
 adjective (a.) Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal.
 adjective (a.) Spreading loosely, especially on one side; as, an effuse inflorescence.
 adjective (a.) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading; -- said of certain shells.
 verb (v. t.) To pour out like a stream or freely; to cause to exude; to shed.
 verb (v. i.) To emanate; to issue.

effusiveadjective (a.) Pouring out; pouring forth freely.

egencenoun (n.) The state of needing, or of suffering a natural want.

egrenoun (a. & n.) See Eager, and Eagre.
 adjective (a.) Sharp; bitter; acid; sour.

eglanduloseadjective (a.) Alt. of Eglandulous

eglantinenoun (n.) A species of rose (Rosa Eglanteria), with fragrant foliage and flowers of various colors.
 noun (n.) The sweetbrier (R. rubiginosa).

eglaterenoun (n.) Eglantine.

egranuloseadjective (a.) Having no granules, as chlorophyll in certain conditions.

egrettenoun (n.) Same as Egret, n., 2.

egritudenoun (n.) Sickness; ailment; sorrow.

ehlitenoun (n.) A mineral of a green color and pearly luster; a hydrous phosphate of copper.

eightetetheadjective (a.) Eighteenth.

eightscorenoun (a. & n.) Eight times twenty; a hundred and sixty.

eigneadjective (a.) Eldest; firstborn.
 adjective (a.) Entailed; belonging to the eldest son.

eikosanenoun (n.) A solid hydrocarbon, C20H42, of the paraffine series, of artificial production, and also probably occurring in petroleum.

eikosylenenoun (n.) A liquid hydrocarbon, C20H38, of the acetylene series, obtained from brown coal.

eirenoun (n.) Air.