Name Report For First Name GALA:


First name GALA's origin is English. GALA means "festive party. joyful. abbreviation of abigail. gael is a term for descendants of the ancient celts in scotland: ireland and the isle of man". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with GALA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of gala.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with GALA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with GALA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming GALA


agalaia galatea galal derforgala galahault galantyne galawya galatyn galahalt galan galatee galahad gurgalan

NAMES RHYMING WITH GALA (According to last letters):

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

cala alala kaikala keala makala borbala akshamala apala kamala shitala upala natala fala posala sitala soyala takala zitkala lusala wanjala ala' aala amala ardala ayala fionnghuala fionnuala gilala imala jala kilala lala leala macala magdala mckala micheala mikala neala nuala pascala phiala tala ciqala tokala borsala mahala gyala

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

adeola fayola fola hola layla nangila ndila ramla sela adila najla donella alula bela ludmila pavla svetla laila arabella sybylla akila jamila karola anatola eustella idola iola neola onella pamela panphila phila philomela scylla suadela thecla alaula akela lahela ola adiella leela bella gisella behula lajila mahila agnella agnola gabriella isabella leola

NAMES RHYMING WITH GALA (According to first letters):

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

gal galchobhar gale galea galeel galen galena galenia galenka galeno galeron galeun gali galia galiana galice galiena galiene galila galilah galilahi galileo galina galinthias galit gall galla gallagher gallehant gallia galloway galm galochka galt galtero galton galvarium galvin galvyn galway galya galyn

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

gaagii gaarwine gabal gabbar gabe gabhan gabi gabino gabirel gabor gabra gabreilla gabrian gabriel gabriela gabriele gabriell gabrielle gabrielo gabrio gabryella gaby gace gad gadara gadarine gaderian gadhra gadi gadiel gadwa gae gaea gael gaelbhan gaelle gaelyn gaetan gaetana gaetane gaffney gage gahariet gaheris gahiji gahmuret gaho gaia gaige gail gaila gaile gair gaira gairbhith gairbith gais gaizka


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

gana ganieda gara garabina garbha garbina garcia garda gardenia garia gaspara gavenia gavina gavra gavrila gavrilla gayla gechina gedalya geela gelasia gelsomina geltruda gemma genara genaya generosa genessa geneva genevra genisa genisia genna genoveva genowefa gentza georgeta georgetta georgia georgiana geraldina gerda geremia gerhardina gerica gericka gerika germana gertruda gerwa gerwalta geza gezana ghayda ghita ghleanna giada giana giancinta gianina gianluca gianna giavanna gila gilana gilbarta gilberta gilda gildea gilia gina ginebra ginerva ginessa ginna giolla giovanna gisa gisela gisilberhta gitana githa gitta giulia giynna giza gjerta glaleanna gleda glenna gliona gloriana glorianna gobha godiva golda gonerilla gordana gordania gracia

English Words Rhyming GALA


agalactianoun (n.) Alt. of Agalaxy

agalaxynoun (n.) Failure of the due secretion of milk after childbirth.

agalactousadjective (a.) Lacking milk to suckle with.

antigalasticadjective (a.) Causing a diminution or a suppression of the secretion of milk.

argalanoun (n.) The adjutant bird.

astragalaradjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the astragalus.

baggalanoun (n.) A two-masted Arab or Indian trading vessel, used in Indian Ocean.

galanoun (n.) Pomp, show, or festivity.

galacticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to milk; got from milk; as, galactic acid.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the galaxy or Milky Way.

galactinnoun (n.) An amorphous, gelatinous substance containing nitrogen, found in milk and other animal fluids. It resembles peptone, and is variously regarded as a coagulating or emulsifying agent.
 noun (n.) A white waxy substance found in the sap of the South American cow tree (Galactodendron).
 noun (n.) An amorphous, gummy carbohydrate resembling gelose, found in the seeds of leguminous plants, and yielding on decomposition several sugars, including galactose.

galactodensimeternoun (n.) Same as Galactometer.

galactometernoun (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the quality of milk (i.e., its richness in cream) by determining its specific gravity; a lactometer.

galactophagistnoun (n.) One who eats, or subsists on, milk.

galactophagousadjective (a.) Feeding on milk.

galactophorousadjective (a.) Milk-carrying; lactiferous; -- applied to the ducts of mammary glands.

galactopoieticadjective (a.) Increasing the flow of milk; milk-producing. -- n. A galactopoietic substance.

galactosenoun (n.) A white, crystalline sugar, C6H12O6, isomeric with dextrose, obtained by the decomposition of milk sugar, and also from certain gums. When oxidized it forms mucic acid. Called also lactose (though it is not lactose proper).

galagenoun (n.) See Galoche.

galagonoun (n.) A genus of African lemurs, including numerous species.

galanganoun (n.) Alt. of Galangal

galangalnoun (n.) The pungent aromatic rhizome or tuber of certain East Indian or Chinese species of Alpinia (A. Galanga and A. officinarum) and of the Kaempferia Galanga), -- all of the Ginger family.

galantinenoun (n.) A dish of veal, chickens, or other white meat, freed from bones, tied up, boiled, and served cold.

galatianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Galatia or its inhabitants. -- A native or inhabitant of Galatia, in Asia Minor; a descendant of the Gauls who settled in Asia Minor.

galaxynoun (n.) The Milky Way; that luminous tract, or belt, which is seen at night stretching across the heavens, and which is composed of innumerable stars, so distant and blended as to be distinguishable only with the telescope. The term has recently been used for remote clusters of stars.
 noun (n.) A splendid assemblage of persons or things.

galateanoun (n.) A kind of striped cotton fabric, usually of superior quality and striped with blue or red on white.

polygalanoun (n.) A genus of bitter herbs or shrubs having eight stamens and a two-celled ovary (as the Seneca snakeroot, the flowering wintergreen, etc.); milkwort.

polygalaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Polygalaceae) of which Polygala is the type.

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

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

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

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.

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

archencephalanoun (n. pl.) The division that includes man alone.

amygdalanoun (n.) An almond.
 noun (n.) One of the tonsils of the pharynx.
 noun (n.) One of the rounded prominences of the lower surface of the lateral hemispheres of the cerebellum, each side of the vallecula.

bandalanoun (n.) A fabric made in Manilla from the older leaf sheaths of the abaca (Musa textilis).

cabalanoun (n.) A kind of occult theosophy or traditional interpretation of the Scriptures among Jewish rabbis and certain mediaeval Christians, which treats of the nature of god and the mystery of human existence. It assumes that every letter, word, number, and accent of Scripture contains a hidden sense; and it teaches the methods of interpretation for ascertaining these occult meanings. The cabalists pretend even to foretell events by this means.
 noun (n.) Secret science in general; mystic art; mystery.

cicalanoun (n.) A cicada. See Cicada.

ganocephalanoun (n. pl.) A group of fossil amphibians allied to the labyrinthodonts, having the head defended by bony, sculptured plates, as in some ganoid fishes.

gyrencephalanoun (n. pl.) The higher orders of Mammalia, in which the cerebrum is convoluted.

italanoun (n.) An early Latin version of the Scriptures (the Old Testament was translated from the Septuagint, and was also called the Italic version).

kabalanoun (n.) See Cabala.

kamalanoun (n.) The red dusty hairs of the capsules of an East Indian tree (Mallotus Philippinensis) used for dyeing silk. It is violently emetic, and is used in the treatment of tapeworm.

koalanoun (n.) A tailless marsupial (Phascolarctos cinereus), found in Australia. The female carries her young on the back of her neck. Called also Australian bear, native bear, and native sloth.

lipocephalanoun (n. pl.) Same as Lamellibranchia.

lissencephalanoun (n. pl.) A general name for all those placental mammals that have a brain with few or no cerebral convolutions, as Rodentia, Insectivora, etc.

lyencephalanoun (n. pl.) A group of Mammalia, including the marsupials and monotremes; -- so called because the corpus callosum is rudimentary.

magdalaadjective (a.) Designating an orange-red dyestuff obtained from naphthylamine, and called magdala red, naphthalene red, etc.

malanoun (n.) Evils; wrongs; offenses against right and law.
  (pl. ) of Malum

marsalanoun (n.) A kind of wine exported from Marsala in Sicily.

myelencephalanoun (n. pl.) Same as Vertebrata.

prosopocephalanoun (n. pl.) Same as Scaphopoda.

ravenalanoun (n.) A genus of plants related to the banana.

rhizocephalanoun (n. pl.) A division of Pectostraca including saclike parasites of Crustacea. They adhere by rootlike extensions of the head. See Illusration in Appendix.

rhynchocephalanoun (n. pl.) An order of reptiles having biconcave vertebrae, immovable quadrate bones, and many other peculiar osteological characters. Hatteria is the only living genus, but numerous fossil genera are known, some of which are among the earliest of reptiles. See Hatteria. Called also Rhynchocephalia.

scalanoun (n.) A machine formerly employed for reducing dislocations of the humerus.
 noun (n.) A term applied to any one of the three canals of the cochlea.

scybalanoun (n. pl.) Hardened masses of feces.

stegocephalanoun (n. pl.) An extinct order of amphibians found fossil in the Mesozoic rocks; called also Stegocephali, and Labyrinthodonta.

trehalanoun (n.) An amorphous variety of manna obtained from the nests and cocoons of a Syrian coleopterous insect (Larinus maculatus, L. nidificans, etc.) which feeds on the foliage of a variety of thistle. It is used as an article of food, and is called also nest sugar.

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

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

galbannoun (n.) Alt. of Galbanum

galbanumnoun (n.) A gum resin exuding from the stems of certain Asiatic umbelliferous plants, mostly species of Ferula. The Bubon Galbanum of South Africa furnishes an inferior kind of galbanum. It has an acrid, bitter taste, a strong, unpleasant smell, and is used for medical purposes, also in the arts, as in the manufacture of varnish.

galenoun (n.) A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests.
 noun (n.) A moderate current of air; a breeze.
 noun (n.) A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity.
 noun (n.) A song or story.
 noun (n.) A plant of the genus Myrica, growing in wet places, and strongly resembling the bayberry. The sweet gale (Myrica Gale) is found both in Europe and in America.
 noun (n.) The payment of a rent or annuity.
 verb (v. i.) To sale, or sail fast.
 verb (v. i.) To sing.

galeanoun (n.) The upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower.
 noun (n.) A kind of bandage for the head.
 noun (n.) Headache extending all over the head.
 noun (n.) A genus of fossil echini, having a vaulted, helmet-shaped shell.
 noun (n.) The anterior, outer process of the second joint of the maxillae in certain insects.

galeasnoun (n.) See Galleass.

galeateadjective (a.) Alt. of Galeated

galeatedadjective (a.) Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet.
 adjective (a.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.; helmet-shaped.

galeinoun (n. pl.) That division of elasmobranch fishes which includes the sharks.

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.

galenicnoun (an.) Alt. of Galenical
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Galenical

galenicalnoun (an.) Relating to Galen or to his principles and method of treating diseases.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, galena.

galenismnoun (n.) The doctrines of Galen.

galenistnoun (n.) A follower of Galen.

galenitenoun (n.) Galena; lead ore.

galeritenoun (n.) A cretaceous fossil sea urchin of the genus Galerites.

galiciannoun (n.) A native of Galicia in Spain; -- called also Gallegan.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland.

galileannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.
 noun (n.) One of the party among the Jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; -- called also Gaulonite.
 noun (n.) A Christian in general; -- used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Galilee.

galileenoun (n.) A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. Also, frequently applied to the porch of a church, as at Ely and Durham cathedrals.

galimatiasnoun (n.) Nonsense; gibberish; confused and unmeaning talk; confused mixture.

galingalenoun (n.) A plant of the Sedge family (Cyperus longus) having aromatic roots; also, any plant of the same genus.

galiotnoun (n.) A small galley, formerly used in the Mediterranean, built mainly for speed. It was moved both by sails and oars, having one mast, and sixteen or twenty seats for rowers.
 noun (n.) A strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail.

galipotnoun (n.) An impure resin of turpentine, hardened on the outside of pine trees by the spontaneous evaporation of its essential oil. When purified, it is called yellow pitch, white pitch, or Burgundy pitch.

gallnoun (n.) The bitter, alkaline, viscid fluid found in the gall bladder, beneath the liver. It consists of the secretion of the liver, or bile, mixed with that of the mucous membrane of the gall bladder.
 noun (n.) The gall bladder.
 noun (n.) Anything extremely bitter; bitterness; rancor.
 noun (n.) Impudence; brazen assurance.
 noun (n.) An excrescence of any form produced on any part of a plant by insects or their larvae. They are most commonly caused by small Hymenoptera and Diptera which puncture the bark and lay their eggs in the wounds. The larvae live within the galls. Some galls are due to aphids, mites, etc. See Gallnut.
 noun (n.) A wound in the skin made by rubbing.
 verb (v. t.) To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts.
 verb (v. t.) To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by attrition; as, a saddle galls the back of a horse; to gall a mast or a cable.
 verb (v. t.) To fret; to vex; as, to be galled by sarcasm.
 verb (v. t.) To injure; to harass; to annoy; as, the troops were galled by the shot of the enemy.
 verb (v. i.) To scoff; to jeer.

gallingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gall
 adjective (a.) Fitted to gall or chafe; vexing; harassing; irritating.

gallantnoun (n.) A man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood.
 noun (n.) One fond of paying attention to ladies.
 noun (n.) One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer.
 adjective (a.) Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed.
 adjective (a.) Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
 adjective (a.) Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
 verb (v. t.) To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play.
 verb (v. t.) To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan.

gallantingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gallant

gallantnessnoun (n.) The quality of being gallant.

gallantrynoun (n.) Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery.
 noun (n.) Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry.
 noun (n.) Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue.
 noun (n.) Gallant persons, collectively.

gallatenoun (n.) A salt of gallic acid.

gallaturenoun (n.) The tread, treadle, or chalasa of an egg.

galleassnoun (n.) A large galley, having some features of the galleon, as broadside guns; esp., such a vessel used by the southern nations of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. See Galleon, and Galley.

gallegannoun (n.) Alt. of Gallego

gallegonoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Galicia, in Spain; a Galician.

galleinnoun (n.) A red crystalline dyestuff, obtained by heating together pyrogallic and phthalic acids.

galleonnoun (n.) A sailing vessel of the 15th and following centuries, often having three or four decks, and used for war or commerce. The term is often rather indiscriminately applied to any large sailing vessel.

galleotnoun (n.) See Galiot.

galleryadjective (a.) A long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal.
 adjective (a.) A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc.
 adjective (a.) A long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall.
 adjective (a.) A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850.
 adjective (a.) Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.
 adjective (a.) A working drift or level.

galletylenoun (n.) A little tile of glazed earthenware.

galleynoun (n.) A vessel propelled by oars, whether having masts and sails or not
 noun (n.) A large vessel for war and national purposes; -- common in the Middle Ages, and down to the 17th century.
 noun (n.) A name given by analogy to the Greek, Roman, and other ancient vessels propelled by oars.
 noun (n.) A light, open boat used on the Thames by customhouse officers, press gangs, and also for pleasure.
 noun (n.) One of the small boats carried by a man-of-war.
 noun (n.) The cookroom or kitchen and cooking apparatus of a vessel; -- sometimes on merchant vessels called the caboose.
 noun (n.) An oblong oven or muffle with a battery of retorts; a gallery furnace.
 noun (n.) An oblong tray of wood or brass, with upright sides, for holding type which has been set, or is to be made up, etc.
 noun (n.) A proof sheet taken from type while on a galley; a galley proof.

gallflynoun (n.) An insect that deposits its eggs in plants, and occasions galls, esp. any small hymenopteran of the genus Cynips and allied genera. See Illust. of Gall.

gallyambicadjective (a.) Consisting of two iambic dimeters catalectic, the last of which lacks the final syllable; -- said of a kind of verse.

gallianadjective (a.) Gallic; French.

galliardnoun (n.) A brisk, gay man.
 adjective (a.) Gay; brisk; active.
 adjective (a.) A gay, lively dance. Cf. Gailliarde.

galliardiseadjective (a.) Excessive gayety; merriment.

galliardnessnoun (n.) Gayety.

galliassnoun (n.) Same as Galleass.

gallicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, gallium.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, galls, nutgalls, and the like.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallican.

gallicannoun (n.) An adherent to, and supporter of, Gallicanism.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallic; French; as, the Gallican church or clergy.

gallicanismnoun (n.) The principles, tendencies, or action of those, within the Roman Catholic Church in France, who (esp. in 1682) sought to restrict the papal authority in that country and increase the power of the national church.

gallicismnoun (n.) A mode of speech peculiar to the French; a French idiom; also, in general, a French mode or custom.


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

gadolinianoun (n.) A rare earth, regarded by some as an oxide of the supposed element gadolinium, by others as only a mixture of the oxides of yttrium, erbium, ytterbium, etc.
 noun (n.) A rare earth associated with yttria and regarded as the oxide (Gd2O3) of a metallic element, Gad`o*lin"i*um (/), with an assigned atomic weight of 153.3.

gallimatianoun (n.) Senseless talk. [Obs. or R.] See Galimatias.

gallomanianoun (n.) An excessive admiration of what is French.

gambanoun (n.) A viola da gamba.

gammanoun (n.) The third letter (/, / = Eng. G) of the Greek alphabet.

ganesanoun (n.) The Hindoo god of wisdom or prudence.

ganjanoun (n.) The dried hemp plant, used in India for smoking. It is extremely narcotic and intoxicating.

gansanoun (n.) Same as Ganza.

ganzanoun (n.) A kind of wild goose, by a flock of which a virtuoso was fabled to be carried to the lunar world.

garcinianoun (n.) A genus of plants, including the mangosteen tree (Garcinia Mangostana), found in the islands of the Indian Archipelago; -- so called in honor of Dr. Garcin.

gardenianoun (n.) A genus of plants, some species of which produce beautiful and fragrant flowers; Cape jasmine; -- so called in honor of Dr. Alexander Garden.

garrupanoun (n.) One of several species of California market fishes, of the genus Sebastichthys; -- called also rockfish. See Rockfish.

gasteropodanoun (n. pl.) Same as Gastropoda.

gastraeanoun (n.) A primeval larval form; a double-walled sac from which, according to the hypothesis of Haeckel, man and all other animals, that in the first stages of their individual evolution pass through a two-layered structural stage, or gastrula form, must have descended. This idea constitutes the Gastraea theory of Haeckel. See Gastrula.

gastralgianoun (n.) Pain in the stomach or epigastrium, as in gastric disorders.

gastromalacianoun (n.) A softening of the coats of the stomach; -- usually a post-morten change.

gastropodanoun (n. pl.) One of the classes of Mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine spiral shells, and the land and fresh-water snails. They generally creep by means of a flat, muscular disk, or foot, on the ventral side of the body. The head usually bears one or two pairs of tentacles. See Mollusca.

gastrotrichanoun (n. pl.) A group of small wormlike animals, having cilia on the ventral side. The group is regarded as an ancestral or synthetic one, related to rotifers and annelids.

gastrotrochanoun (n.) A form of annelid larva having cilia on the ventral side.

gastrulanoun (n.) An embryonic form having its origin in the invagination or pushing in of the wall of the planula or blastula (the blastosphere) on one side, thus giving rise to a double-walled sac, with one opening or mouth (the blastopore) which leads into the cavity (the archenteron) lined by the inner wall (the hypoblast). See Illust. under Invagination. In a more general sense, an ideal stage in embryonic development. See Gastraea.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a gastrula.

gastruranoun (n. pl.) See Stomatopoda.

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).

gehennanoun (n.) The valley of Hinnom, near Jerusalem, where some of the Israelites sacrificed their children to Moloch, which, on this account, was afterward regarded as a place of abomination, and made a receptacle for all the refuse of the city, perpetual fires being kept up in order to prevent pestilential effluvia. In the New Testament the name is transferred, by an easy metaphor, to Hell.

geladanoun (n.) A baboon (Gelada Ruppelli) of Abyssinia, remarkable for the length of the hair on the neck and shoulders of the adult male.

gemaranoun (n.) The second part of the Talmud, or the commentary on the Mishna (which forms the first part or text).

gemmanoun (n.) A leaf bud, as distinguished from a flower bud.
 noun (n.) A bud spore; one of the small spores or buds in the reproduction of certain Protozoa, which separate one at a time from the parent cell.

gemmiparanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Gemmipares

generanoun (n. pl.) See Genus.
  (pl. ) of Genus

generalianoun (n. pl.) Generalities; general terms.

genevanoun (n.) The chief city of Switzerland.
 noun (n.) A strongly alcoholic liquor, flavored with juniper berries; -- made in Holland; Holland gin; Hollands.

genistanoun (n.) A genus of plants including the common broom of Western Europe.

gentianellanoun (n.) A kind of blue color.

geophilanoun (n. pl.) The division of Mollusca which includes the land snails and slugs.

georamanoun (n.) A hollow globe on the inner surface of which a map of the world is depicted, to be examined by one standing inside.

gephyreanoun (n. pl.) An order of marine Annelida, in which the body is imperfectly, or not at all, annulated externally, and is mostly without setae.

gerboanoun (n.) The jerboa.

gerocomianoun (n.) See Gerocomy.

geropigianoun (n.) A mixture composed of unfermented grape juice, brandy, sugar, etc., for adulteration of wines.

glabellanoun (n.) The space between the eyebrows, also including the corresponding part of the frontal bone; the mesophryon.
  (pl. ) of Glabellum

glamanoun (n.) A copious gummy secretion of the humor of the eyelids, in consequence of some disorder; blearedness; lippitude.

glaucomanoun (n.) Dimness or abolition of sight, with a diminution of transparency, a bluish or greenish tinge of the refracting media of the eye, and a hard inelastic condition of the eyeball, with marked increase of tension within the eyeball.

gliomanoun (n.) A tumor springing from the neuroglia or connective tissue of the brain, spinal cord, or other portions of the nervous system.

globigerinanoun (n.) A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface of the sea. Their dead shells, falling to the bottom, make up a large part of the soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. of Foraminifera.

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.

gloriosanoun (n.) A genus of climbing plants with very showy lilylike blossoms, natives of India.

glossanoun (n.) The tongue, or lingua, of an insect. See Hymenoptera.

glossatanoun (n. pl.) The Lepidoptera.

glossolalianoun (n.) Alt. of Glossolaly

gloxinianoun (n.) American genus of herbaceous plants with very handsome bell-shaped blossoms; -- named after B. P. Gloxin, a German botanist.

glucinanoun (n.) A white or gray tasteless powder, the oxide of the element glucinum; -- formerly called glucine.

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

glumellanoun (n.) Alt. of Glumelle

glycosurianoun (n.) Same as Glucosuria.

glycyrrhizanoun (n.) A genus of papilionaceous herbaceous plants, one species of which (G. glabra), is the licorice plant, the roots of which have a bittersweet mucilaginous taste.
 noun (n.) The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc.

glyptothecanoun (n.) A building or room devoted to works of sculpture.

gnathostomanoun (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of vertebrates, including all that have distinct jaws, in contrast with the leptocardians and marsipobranchs (Cyclostoma), which lack them.

gnathothecanoun (n.) The horney covering of the lower mandible of a bird.

goanoun (n.) A species of antelope (Procapra picticauda), inhabiting Thibet.

golgothanoun (n.) Calvary. See the Note under Calvary.

gondolanoun (n.) A long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, used in the canals of Venice. A gondola is usually propelled by one or two oarsmen who stand facing the prow, or by poling. A gondola for passengers has a small open cabin amidships, for their protection against the sun or rain. A sumptuary law of Venice required that gondolas should be painted black, and they are customarily so painted now.
 noun (n.) A flat-bottomed boat for freight.
 noun (n.) A long platform car, either having no sides or with very low sides, used on railroads.
 noun (n.) An elongated car under a dirigible.

gonimianoun (n. pl.) Bluish green granules which occur in certain lichens, as Collema, Peltigera, etc., and which replace the more usual gonidia.

gonorrheanoun (n.) Alt. of Gonorrhoea

gonorrhoeanoun (n.) A contagious inflammatory disease of the genitourinary tract, affecting especially the urethra and vagina, and characterized by a mucopurulent discharge, pain in urination, and chordee; clap.

gonothecanoun (n.) A capsule developed on certain hydroids (Thecaphora), inclosing the blastostyle upon which the medusoid buds or gonophores are developed; -- called also gonangium, and teleophore. See Hydroidea, and Illust. of Campanularian.

gordiaceanoun (n. pl.) A division of nematoid worms, including the hairworms or hair eels (Gordius and Mermis). See Gordius, and Illustration in Appendix.

gorgonaceanoun (n. pl.) See Gorgoniacea.

gorgonianoun (n.) A genus of Gorgoniacea, formerly very extensive, but now restricted to such species as the West Indian sea fan (Gorgonia flabellum), sea plume (G. setosa), and other allied species having a flexible, horny axis.
 noun (n.) Any slender branched gorgonian.

gorgoniaceanoun (n. pl.) One of the principal divisions of Alcyonaria, including those forms which have a firm and usually branched axis, covered with a porous crust, or c/nenchyma, in which the polyp cells are situated.

gorillanoun (n.) A large, arboreal, anthropoid ape of West Africa. It is larger than a man, and is remarkable for its massive skeleton and powerful muscles, which give it enormous strength. In some respects its anatomy, more than that of any other ape, except the chimpanzee, resembles that of man.

gormanoun (n.) The European cormorant.

gouranoun (n.) One of several species of large, crested ground pigeons of the genus Goura, inhabiting New Guinea and adjacent islands. The Queen Victoria pigeon (Goura Victoria) and the crowned pigeon (G. coronata) are among the beat known species.

granadillanoun (n.) The fruit of certain species of passion flower (esp. Passiflora quadrangularis) found in Brazil and the West Indies. It is as large as a child's head, and is a good dessert fruit. The fruit of Passiflora edulis is used for flavoring ices.

grandmanoun (n.) Alt. of Grandmamma

grandmammanoun (n.) A grandmother.

grandpanoun (n.) Alt. of Grandpapa

grandpapanoun (n.) A grandfather.

granillanoun (n.) Small grains or dust of cochineal or the coccus insect.

grindelianoun (n.) The dried stems and leaves of tarweed (Grindelia), used as a remedy in asthma and bronchitis.

grossularianoun (n.) Same as Grossular.

gryphaeanoun (n.) A genus of cretaceous fossil shells allied to the oyster.

guananoun (n.) See Iguana.

guaranoun (n.) The scarlet ibis. See Ibis.
 noun (n.) A large-maned wild dog of South America (Canis jubatus) -- named from its cry.

guarananoun (n.) A preparation from the seeds of Paullinia sorbilis, a woody climber of Brazil, used in making an astringent drink, and also in the cure of headache.

guavanoun (n.) A tropical tree, or its fruit, of the genus Psidium. Two varieties are well known, the P. pyriferum, or white guava, and P. pomiferum, or red guava. The fruit or berry is shaped like a pomegranate, but is much smaller. It is somewhat astringent, but makes a delicious jelly.

guerezanoun (n.) A beautiful Abyssinian monkey (Colobus guereza), having the body black, with a fringe of long, silky, white hair along the sides, and a tuft of the same at the end of the tail. The frontal band, cheeks, and chin are white.

guerillaadjective (a.) See Guerrilla.

guerrillanoun (n.) An irregular mode of carrying on war, by the constant attacks of independent bands, adopted in the north of Spain during the Peninsular war.
 noun (n.) One who carries on, or assists in carrying on, irregular warfare; especially, a member of an independent band engaged in predatory excursions in war time.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or engaged in, warfare carried on irregularly and by independent bands; as, a guerrilla party; guerrilla warfare.

guineanoun (n.) A district on the west coast of Africa (formerly noted for its export of gold and slaves) after which the Guinea fowl, Guinea grass, Guinea peach, etc., are named.
 noun (n.) A gold coin of England current for twenty-one shillings sterling, or about five dollars, but not coined since the issue of sovereigns in 1817.

gulanoun (n.) The upper front of the neck, next to the chin; the upper throat.
 noun (n.) A plate which in most insects supports the submentum.
 noun (n.) A capping molding. Same as Cymatium.

gummanoun (n.) A kind of soft tumor, usually of syphilitic origin.

gunanoun (n.) In Sanskrit grammar, a lengthening of the simple vowels a, i, e, by prefixing an a element. The term is sometimes used to denote the same vowel change in other languages.

guttanoun (n.) A drop.
 noun (n.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric order; -- called also campana, and drop.

gymnoblasteanoun (n. pl.) The Athecata; -- so called because the medusoid buds are not inclosed in a capsule.

gymnochroanoun (n. pl.) A division of Hydroidea including the hydra. See Hydra.

gymnocopanoun (n. pl.) A group of transparent, free-swimming Annelida, having setae only in the cephalic appendages.

gymnoglossanoun (n. pl.) A division of gastropods in which the odontophore is without teeth.

gymnolaemanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Gymnolaemata

gymnolaematanoun (n. pl.) An order of Bryozoa, having no epistome.

gymnophionanoun (n. pl.) An order of Amphibia, having a long, annulated, snakelike body. See Ophiomorpha.

gymnophthalmatanoun (n. pl.) A group of acalephs, including the naked-eyed medusae; the hydromedusae. Most of them are known to be the free-swimming progeny (gonophores) of hydroids.