Name Report For First Name TALA:


First name TALA's origin is Native American. TALA means "wolf". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with TALA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of tala.(Brown names are of the same origin (Native American) with TALA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with TALA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming TALA


talawat atalanta shitala natala sitala talal bartalan atalaya talayeh atalan

NAMES RHYMING WITH TALA (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 upala fala posala soyala takala zitkala lusala wanjala ala' aala amala ardala ayala derforgala fionnghuala fionnuala gala gilala imala jala kilala lala leala macala magdala mckala micheala mikala neala nuala pascala phiala 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 paola adsila

NAMES RHYMING WITH TALA (According to first letters):

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

tal talbert talbot talbott tale taleb talebot talehot talei taletha talford talia taliah talib talibah taliesin talihah talisha talitha tallia tallis tallon tally talmadge talo talon talora talori talulah talus talutah talya talyssa

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

taavet taaveti taavetti taavi tab taban tabari tabatha tabbart tabbert taber tabetha tabia tabitha tablita tabor tabora taburer tacy tad tadao tadd tadeo tadesuz tadewi tadhg tadita tadleigh tafui tag tagan tage taggart tahbert taher tahir tahirah tahkeome tahki tahlia tahmelapachme tahnee tahra tahu tahurer tai taicligh taidgh taidhg taidhgin taigi tailayag taillefe taillefer taini taipa taishi tait taitasi taite taithleach taiyana taj tajah taji tajo taka


First Names which starts with 't' and ends with 'a':

takara takoda tama tamanna tamara tamera tamika tamma tammara tamra tandra taneisha tanessa tangerina tania tanisha tanya tara taraka tarana tarina tasa tashia tasina tassa tatiana taura taurina tavia tavisha tawia tawnia tawnya taya tayanita tayba taylia tayzia tea teadora tealia teanna teaonia teca tecla tedra teela teetonka tehya teisha teka telma temima temira teodora teofila teoma terceira terentia teresa teresina teresita teriana terika terra terza tesia tessa tessema tessia teva thaddea thaddia thadina thalassa thaleia thalia thea theda thekla thelma thema thenoma thenomia theodora theola theophaneia theophania theophilia theora thera thia thira thirza thoma thomsina thora thressa thrisha thurayya

English Words Rhyming TALA


catalannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Catalonia; also, the language of Catalonia.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Catalonia.

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

interpetalaryadjective (a.) Between the petals of a flower.

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

metalammoniumnoun (n.) A hypothetical radical derived from ammonium by the substitution of metallic atoms in place of hydrogen.

santalaceousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Santalaceae), of which the genus Santalum is the type, and which includes the buffalo nut and a few other North American plants, and many peculiar plants of the southern hemisphere.

stalacticadjective (a.) Alt. of Stalactical

stalacticaladjective (a.) Stalactic.

stalactoformadjective (a.) Like a stalactite; resembling a stalactite.

stalactitenoun (n.) A pendent cone or cylinder of calcium carbonate resembling an icicle in form and mode of attachment. Stalactites are found depending from the roof or sides of caverns, and are produced by deposition from waters which have percolated through, and partially dissolved, the overlying limestone rocks.
 noun (n.) In an extended sense, any mineral or rock of similar form and origin; as, a stalactite of lava.

stalactitesnoun (n.) A stalactite.
  (pl. ) of Stalactite

stalactiticadjective (a.) Alt. of Stalactitical

stalactiticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a stalactite; having the form or characters of a stalactite; stalactic.

stalactitiformadjective (a.) Having the form of a stalactite; stalactiform.

stalagmitenoun (n.) A deposit more or less resembling an inverted stalactite, formed by calcareous water dropping on the floors of caverns; hence, a similar deposit of other material.

stalagmiticadjective (a.) Alt. of Stalagmitical

stalagmiticaladjective (a.) Having the form or structure of stalagmites.

talapoinnoun (n.) A small African monkey (Cercopithecus, / Miopithecus, talapoin) -- called also melarhine.
 noun (n.) A Buddhist monk or priest.

talarianoun (n. pl.) Small wings or winged shoes represented as fastened to the ankles, -- chiefly used as an attribute of Mercury.

tantalatenoun (n.) A salt of tantalic acid.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH TALA (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.

argalanoun (n.) The adjutant bird.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 TALA (According to first letters):

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

talbotnoun (n.) A sort of dog, noted for quick scent and eager pursuit of game.

talbotypenoun (n.) Same as Calotype.

talcnoun (n.) A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is hydrous silicate of magnesia. Steatite, or soapstone, is a compact granular variety.

talcoseadjective (a.) Alt. of Talcous

talcousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to talc; composed of, or resembling, talc.

talenoun (n.) See Tael.
 verb (v. i.) That which is told; an oral relation or recital; any rehearsal of what has occured; narrative; discourse; statement; history; story.
 verb (v. i.) A number told or counted off; a reckoning by count; an enumeration; a count, in distinction from measure or weight; a number reckoned or stated.
 verb (v. i.) A count or declaration.
 verb (v. i.) To tell stories.

talebearernoun (n.) One who officiously tells tales; one who impertinently or maliciously communicates intelligence, scandal, etc., and makes mischief.

talebearingnoun (n.) The act of informing officiously; communication of sectrts, scandal, etc., maliciously.
 adjective (a.) Telling tales officiously.

talednoun (n.) A kind of quadrangular piece of cloth put on by the Jews when repeating prayers in the synagogues.

talefuladjective (a.) Full of stories.

talegallanoun (n.) A genus of Australian birds which includes the brush turkey. See Brush turkey.

talentedadjective (a.) Furnished with talents; possessing skill or talent; mentally gifted.

talesnoun (n.) Persons added to a jury, commonly from those in or about the courthouse, to make up any deficiency in the number of jurors regularly summoned, being like, or such as, the latter.
  (syntactically sing.) The writ by which such persons are summoned.

talesmannoun (n.) A person called to make up a deficiency in the number of jurors when a tales is awarded.

taletellernoun (n.) One who tells tales or stories, especially in a mischievous or officious manner; a talebearer; a telltale; a tattler.

taliacotianadjective (a.) See Tagliacotian.

taliationnoun (n.) Retaliation.

talionnoun (n.) Retaliation.

talipesnoun (n.) The deformity called clubfoot. See Clubfoot.

talipotnoun (n.) A beautiful tropical palm tree (Corypha umbraculifera), a native of Ceylon and the Malabar coast. It has a trunk sixty or seventy feet high, bearing a crown of gigantic fan-shaped leaves which are used as umbrellas and as fans in ceremonial processions, and, when cut into strips, as a substitute for writing paper.

talismannoun (n.) A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the configuration of the heavens, to which wonderful effects are ascribed; the seal, figure, character, or image, of a heavenly sign, constellation, or planet, engraved on a sympathetic stone, or on a metal corresponding to the star, in order to receive its influence.
 noun (n.) Hence, something that produces extraordinary effects, esp. in averting or repelling evil; an amulet; a charm; as, a talisman to avert diseases.

talismanicadjective (a.) Alt. of Talismanical

talismanicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical.

talkingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Talk
 adjective (a.) That talks; able to utter words; as, a talking parrot.
 adjective (a.) Given to talk; loquacious.

talknoun (n.) To utter words; esp., to converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.
 noun (n.) To confer; to reason; to consult.
 noun (n.) To prate; to speak impertinently.
 noun (n.) The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.
 noun (n.) Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.
 noun (n.) Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of the town.
 verb (v. t.) To speak freely; to use for conversing or communicating; as, to talk French.
 verb (v. t.) To deliver in talking; to speak; to utter; to make a subject of conversation; as, to talk nonsense; to talk politics.
 verb (v. t.) To consume or spend in talking; -- often followed by away; as, to talk away an evening.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to be or become by talking.

talkativeadjective (a.) Given to much talking.

talkernoun (n.) One who talks; especially, one who is noted for his power of conversing readily or agreeably; a conversationist.
 noun (n.) A loquacious person, male or female; a prattler; a babbler; also, a boaster; a braggart; -- used in contempt or reproach.

tallagenoun (n.) Alt. of Talliage
 verb (v. t.) To lay an impost upon; to cause to pay tallage.

talliagenoun (n.) A certain rate or tax paid by barons, knights, and inferior tenants, toward the public expenses.

talliernoun (n.) One who keeps tally.

tallnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being tall; height of stature.

tallownoun (n.) The suet or fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds, separated from membranous and fibrous matter by melting.
 noun (n.) The fat of some other animals, or the fat obtained from certain plants, or from other sources, resembling the fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds.
 verb (v. t.) To grease or smear with tallow.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep.

tallowingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tallow
 noun (n.) The act, or art, of causing animals to produce tallow; also, the property in animals of producing tallow.

tallowernoun (n.) An animal which produces tallow.

tallowishadjective (a.) Having the qualities of tallow.

tallowyadjective (a.) Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy.

tallwoodnoun (n.) Firewood cut into billets of a certain length.

tallynoun (n.) Originally, a piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number; later, one of two books, sheets of paper, etc., on which corresponding accounts were kept.
 noun (n.) Hence, any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book; especially, one kept in duplicate.
 noun (n.) One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
 noun (n.) A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a tally in a game.
 noun (n.) A tally shop. See Tally shop, below.
 noun (n.) To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit.
 noun (n.) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
 adjective (a.) Stoutly; with spirit.
 verb (v. i.) To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match.
 verb (v. i.) To make a tally; to score; as, to tally in a game.

tallyingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tally

tallyhonoun (interj. & n.) The huntsman's cry to incite or urge on his hounds.
 noun (interj. & n.) A tallyho coach.

tallymannoun (n.) One who keeps the tally, or marks the sticks.
 noun (n.) One who keeps a tally shop, or conducts his business as tally trade.

talmanoun (n.) A kind of large cape, or short, full cloak, forming part of the dress of ladies.
 noun (n.) A similar garment worn formerly by gentlemen.

talmudnoun (n.) The body of the Jewish civil and canonical law not comprised in the Pentateuch.

talmudicadjective (a.) Alt. of Talmudical

talmudicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Talmud; contained in the Talmud; as, Talmudic Greek; Talmudical phrases.

talmudistnoun (n.) One versed in the Talmud; one who adheres to the teachings of the Talmud.

talmudisticadjective (a.) Resembling the Talmud; Talmudic.

talonnoun (n.) The claw of a predaceous bird or animal, especially the claw of a bird of prey.
 noun (n.) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
 noun (n.) A kind of molding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; -- usually called an ogee.
 noun (n.) The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.

talooknoun (n.) Alt. of Taluk

taluknoun (n.) A large estate; esp., one constituting a revenue district or dependency the native proprietor of which is responsible for the collection and payment of the public revenue due from it.


English Words which starts with 't' and ends with 'a':

tabulanoun (n.) A table; a tablet.
 noun (n.) One of the transverse plants found in the calicles of certain corals and hydroids.

tabulatanoun (n. pl.) An artificial group of stony corals including those which have transverse septa in the calicles. The genera Pocillopora and Favosites are examples.

tacamahacanoun (n.) A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus Elaphrium (E. tomentosum and E. Tacamahaca), and also from East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar.
 noun (n.) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera).

tachinanoun (n.) Any one of numerous species of Diptera belonging to Tachina and allied genera. Their larvae are external parasites of other insects.

tachyglossanoun (n. pl.) A division of monotremes which comprises the spiny ant-eaters of Australia and New Guinea. See Illust. under Echidna.

taenianoun (n.) A genus of intestinal worms which includes the common tapeworms of man. See Tapeworm.
 noun (n.) A band; a structural line; -- applied to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain.
 noun (n.) The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.

taeniadanoun (n. pl.) Same as Taenioidea.

taeniatanoun (n. pl.) A division of Ctenophora including those which have a long, ribbonlike body. The Venus's girdle is the most familiar example.

taenioglossanoun (n. pl.) An extensive division of gastropod mollusks in which the odontophore is long and narrow, and usually bears seven rows of teeth. It includes a large number of families both marine and fresh-water.

taenioideanoun (n. pl.) The division of cestode worms which comprises the tapeworms. See Tapeworm.

taeniolanoun (n.) One of the radial partitions which separate the internal cavities of certain medusae.

taffetanoun (n.) Alt. of Taffety

tafianoun (n.) A variety of rum.

taglianoun (n.) A peculiar combination of pulleys.

tahanoun (n.) The African rufous-necked weaver bird (Hyphantornis texor).

tairanoun (n.) Same as Tayra.

talpanoun (n.) A genus of small insectivores including the common European mole.

tananoun (n.) Same as Banxring.

tanghinianoun (n.) The ordeal tree. See under Ordeal.

tankanoun (n.) A kind of boat used in Canton. It is about 25 feet long and is often rowed by women. Called also tankia.

tankianoun (n.) See Tanka.

tanystomatanoun (n. pl.) A division of dipterous insects in which the proboscis is large and contains lancelike mandibles and maxillae. The horseflies and robber flies are examples.

tapanoun (n.) A kind of cloth prepared by the Polynesians from the inner bark of the paper mulberry; -- sometimes called also kapa.

taphrenchymanoun (n.) Same as Bothrenchyma.

tapiocanoun (n.) A coarsely granular substance obtained by heating, and thus partly changing, the moistened starch obtained from the roots of the cassava. It is much used in puddings and as a thickening for soups. See Cassava.

tarantellanoun (n.) A rapid and delirious sort of Neapolitan dance in 6-8 time, which moves in whirling triplets; -- so called from a popular notion of its being a remedy against the poisonous bite of the tarantula. Some derive its name from Taranto in Apulia.
 noun (n.) Music suited to such a dance.

tarantulanoun (n.) Any one of several species of large spiders, popularly supposed to be very venomous, especially the European species (Tarantula apuliae). The tarantulas of Texas and adjacent countries are large species of Mygale.

tardigradaadjective (a.) A tribe of edentates comprising the sloths. They are noted for the slowness of their movements when on the ground. See Sloth, 3.
 adjective (a.) An order of minute aquatic arachnids; -- called also bear animalcules, sloth animalcules, and water bears.

tarentulanoun (n.) See Tarantula.

tarsianoun (n.) Alt. of Tarsiatura

tarsiaturanoun (n.) A kind of mosaic in woodwork, much employed in Italy in the fifteenth century and later, in which scrolls and arabesques, and sometimes architectural scenes, landscapes, fruits, flowers, and the like, were produced by inlaying pieces of wood of different colors and shades into panels usually of walnut wood.

tataupanoun (n.) A South American tinamou (Crypturus tataupa).

tattanoun (n.) A bamboo frame or trellis hung at a door or window of a house, over which water is suffered to trickle, in order to moisten and cool the air as it enters.

taurocollanoun (n.) Glue made from a bull's hide.

taxeopodanoun (n. pl.) An order of extinct Mammalia found in the Tertiary formations.

tayranoun (n.) A South American carnivore (Galera barbara) allied to the grison. The tail is long and thick. The length, including the tail, is about three feet.

tazzanoun (n.) An ornamental cup or vase with a large, flat, shallow bowl, resting on a pedestal and often having handles.

tchawytchanoun (n.) The quinnat salmon.

teanoun (n.) The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree (Thea, / Camellia, Chinensis). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some other countries.
 noun (n.) A decoction or infusion of tea leaves in boiling water; as, tea is a common beverage.
 noun (n.) Any infusion or decoction, especially when made of the dried leaves of plants; as, sage tea; chamomile tea; catnip tea.
 noun (n.) The evening meal, at which tea is usually served; supper.
 verb (v. i.) To take or drink tea.

tectibranchianoun (n. pl.) Same as Tectibranchiata.

tectibranchiatanoun (n. pl.) An order, or suborder, of gastropod Mollusca in which the gills are usually situated on one side of the back, and protected by a fold of the mantle. When there is a shell, it is usually thin and delicate and often rudimentary. The aplysias and the bubble shells are examples.

tegulanoun (n.) A small appendage situated above the base of the wings of Hymenoptera and attached to the mesonotum.

tellinanoun (n.) A genus of marine bivalve mollusks having thin, delicate, and often handsomely colored shells.

telotrochanoun (n.) An annelid larva having telotrochal bands of cilia.

temperanoun (n.) A mode or process of painting; distemper.
 noun (n.) A mode or process of painting; distemper.

tenianoun (n.) See Taenia.

tentaculatanoun (n. pl.) A division of Ctenophora including those which have two long tentacles.

tentaculiferanoun (n. pl.) Same as Suctoria, 1.

tephrosianoun (n.) A genus of leguminous shrubby plants and herbs, mostly found in tropical countries, a few herbaceous species being North American. The foliage is often ashy-pubescent, whence the name.

tequilanoun (n.) An intoxicating liquor made from the maguey in the district of Tequila, Mexico.

teratomanoun (n.) A tumor, sometimes found in newborn children, which is made up of a heterigenous mixture of tissues, as of bone, cartilage and muscle.

terebranoun (n.) A genus of marine gastropods having a long, tapering spire. They belong to the Toxoglossa. Called also auger shell.
 noun (n.) The boring ovipositor of a hymenopterous insect.

terebrantianoun (n. pl.) A division of Hymenoptera including those which have an ovipositor adapted for perforating plants. It includes the sawflies.

terebratulanoun (n.) A genus of brachiopods which includes many living and some fossil species. The larger valve has a perforated beak, through which projects a short peduncle for attachment. Called also lamp shell.

termanoun (n.) The terminal lamina, or thin ventral part, of the anterior wall of the third ventricle of the brain.

terminalianoun (n. pl.) A festival celebrated annually by the Romans on February 23 in honor of Terminus, the god of boundaries.

terranoun (n.) The earth; earth.

tessellatanoun (n. pl.) A division of Crinoidea including numerous fossil species in which the body is covered with tessellated plates.

tesseranoun (n.) A small piece of marble, glass, earthenware, or the like, having a square, or nearly square, face, used by the ancients for mosaic, as for making pavements, for ornamenting walls, and like purposes; also, a similar piece of ivory, bone, wood, etc., used as a ticket of admission to theaters, or as a certificate for successful gladiators, and as a token for various other purposes.

testanoun (n.) The external hard or firm covering of many invertebrate animals.
 noun (n.) The outer integument of a seed; the episperm, or spermoderm.

testaceanoun (n. pl.) Invertebrate animals covered with shells, especially mollusks; shellfish.

testudinatanoun (n. pl.) An order of reptiles which includes the turtles and tortoises. The body is covered by a shell consisting of an upper or dorsal shell, called the carapace, and a lower or ventral shell, called the plastron, each of which consists of several plates.

tethyodeanoun (n. pl.) A division of Tunicata including the common attached ascidians, both simple and compound. Called also Tethioidea.

tetrabranchiatanoun (n. pl.) An order of Cephalopoda having four gills. Among living species it includes only the pearly nautilus. Numerous genera and species are found in the fossil state, such as Ammonites, Baculites, Orthoceras, etc.

tetracorallanoun (n. pl.) Same as Rugosa.

tetractinellidanoun (n. pl.) A division of Spongiae in which the spicules are siliceous and have four branches diverging at right angles. Called also Tetractinellinae.

tetradecapodanoun (n. pl.) Same as Arthrostraca.

tetradrachmanoun (n.) A silver coin among the ancient Greeks, of the value of four drachms.

tetradynamianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having six stamens, four of which are longer than the others.

tetragynianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean order of plants having four styles.

tetrameranoun (n. pl.) A division of Coleoptera having, apparently, only four tarsal joints, one joint being rudimentary.

tetrandrianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having four stamens.

tetraneumonanoun (n. pl.) A division of Arachnida including those spiders which have four lungs, or pulmonary sacs. It includes the bird spiders (Mygale) and the trapdoor spiders. See Mygale.

thalamophoranoun (n. pl.) Same as Foraminifera.

thalianoun (n.) That one of the nine Muses who presided over comedy.
 noun (n.) One of the three Graces.
 noun (n.) One of the Nereids.

thaliaceanoun (n. pl.) A division of Tunicata comprising the free-swimming species, such as Salpa and Doliolum.

theanoun (n.) A genus of plants found in China and Japan; the tea plant.

thecanoun (n.) A sheath; a case; as, the theca, or cell, of an anther; the theca, or spore case, of a fungus; the theca of the spinal cord.
 noun (n.) The chitinous cup which protects the hydranths of certain hydroids.
 noun (n.) The more or less cuplike calicle of a coral.
 noun (n.) The wall forming a calicle of a coral.

thecatanoun (n. pl.) Same as Thecophora.

theclanoun (n.) Any one of many species of small delicately colored butterflies belonging to Thecla and allied genera; -- called also hairstreak, and elfin.

thecodontianoun (n. pl.) A group of fossil saurians having biconcave vertebrae and the teeth implanted in sockets.

thecophoranoun (n. pl.) A division of hydroids comprising those which have the hydranths in thecae and the gonophores in capsules. The campanularians and sertularians are examples. Called also Thecata. See Illust. under Hydroidea.

thecosomatanoun (n. pl.) An order of Pteropoda comprising those species which have a shell. See Pteropoda.

theobromanoun (n.) A genus of small trees. See Cacao.

theoricanoun (n. pl.) Public moneys expended at Athens on festivals, sacrifices, and public entertainments (especially theatrical performances), and in gifts to the people; -- also called theoric fund.

theriacanoun (n.) An ancient composition esteemed efficacious against the effects of poison; especially, a certain compound of sixty-four drugs, prepared, pulverized, and reduced by means of honey to an electuary; -- called also theriaca Andromachi, and Venice treacle.
 noun (n.) Treacle; molasses.

theriodontanoun (n. pl.) Same as Theriodontia.

theriodontianoun (n. pl.) An extinct order of reptiles found in the Permian and Triassic formations in South Africa. In some respects they resembled carnivorous mammals. Called also Theromorpha.

theromorphanoun (n. pl.) See Theriodonta.

theropodanoun (n. pl.) An order of carnivorous dinosaurs in which the feet are less birdlike, and hence more like those of an ordinary quadruped, than in the Ornithopoda. It includes the rapacious genera Megalosaurus, Creosaurus, and their allies.

thetanoun (n.) A letter of the Greek alphabet corresponding to th in English; -- sometimes called the unlucky letter, from being used by the judges on their ballots in passing condemnation on a prisoner, it being the first letter of the Greek qa`natos, death.

thoracicanoun (n. pl.) A division of cirripeds including those which have six thoracic segments, usually bearing six pairs of cirri. The common barnacles are examples.

thoracostracaadjective (a.) An extensive division of Crustacea, having a dorsal shield or carapec/ //niting all, or nearly all, of the thoracic somites to the head. It includes the crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and similar species.

thorianoun (n.) A rare white earthy substance, consisting of the oxide of thorium; -- formerly called also thorina.

thujanoun (n.) A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves.

thulianoun (n.) Oxide of thulium.

thuyanoun (n.) Same as Thuja.

thysanopteranoun (n. pl.) A division of insects, considered by some writers a distinct order, but regarded by others as belonging to the Hemiptera. They are all of small size, and have narrow, broadly fringed wings with rudimentary nervures. Most of the species feed upon the juices of plants, and some, as those which attack grain, are very injurious to crops. Called also Physopoda. See Thrips.

thysanuranoun (n. pl.) An order of wingless hexapod insects which have setiform caudal appendages, either bent beneath the body to form a spring, or projecting as bristles. It comprises the Cinura, or bristletails, and the Collembola, or springtails. Called also Thysanoura. See Lepisma, and Podura.

tiaranoun (n.) A form of headdress worn by the ancient Persians. According to Xenophon, the royal tiara was encircled with a diadem, and was high and erect, while those of the people were flexible, or had rims turned over.
 noun (n.) The pope's triple crown. It was at first a round, high cap, but was afterward encompassed with a crown, subsequently with a second, and finally with a third. Fig.: The papal dignity.