Name Report For First Name TARA:

TARA

First name TARA's origins are Gaelic,Hindu,Indian,Slavic,Scottish and Irish. TARA means "irish/gaelic name meaning "rocky hill," or "from the crag of a tower."variants include tarah, tarra, and tarrah" (Gaelic) ""shining." in myth, tara is one of the names of the wife of shiva. tira" (Hindu) "myth name (goddess of the sea)" (Indian) "rocky hill" (Slavic) "a hill where the kings met" (Scottish) and "irish/gaelic name meaning "rocky hill," or "from the crag of a tower."variants include tarah, tarra, and tarrah. teamhair" in Irish. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with TARA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of tara.(Brown names are of the same origin (Gaelic,Hindu,Indian,Slavic,Scottish,Irish) with TARA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with TARA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming TARA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES TARA AS A WHOLE:

tarana mukamutara sitara taraka taran atara atarah tara-lynne taralynn cantara tarafah

NAMES RHYMING WITH TARA (According to last letters):

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

chinara johara thara' gadara mukantagara ceara aldara ara cynara marmara vara chandara pandara xiomara lacramioara marioara camara diara jawara okpara adara alvara amara athdara aushara barbara caffara cara cesara chiara ciara conchobara damara dara delmara eara fara fearchara gaspara genara guanhamara hadara hildemara imara intisara intizara jakiara kara keara kesara keyara khiara kiara klara kymara lara machara manara mara molara naiara nara nashara nathara nudara sahara sara takara tamara tammara vafara zara gara meara zahara aglara samara vavara varvara megara valara azhara clara

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

asura aurora azmera efra iyangura japera katura nadra sanura tandra zuhura estra moira soumra adra aludra alzubra

NAMES RHYMING WITH TARA (According to first letters):

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

taree tareef taregan tarek tareq tarick tarif tarik tariku tarin tarina tariq tarique tarleton tarni taro taron taroob tarrah tarrence tarrin tarub taruh taryn tarynn

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 takala takchawee takeo takhi takis takiyah takoda takouhi

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH TARA:

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

tala taletha talia talisha talitha tallia talora talya talyssa tama tamanna tamera tamika tamma tamra taneisha tanessa tangerina tania tanisha tanya 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 thecla theda thekla thelma thema thenoma thenomia theodora theola theophaneia theophania theophilia theora thera thia thira thirza thoma thomsina thora thressa thrisha

English Words Rhyming TARA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES TARA AS A WHOLE:

altaragenoun (n.) The offerings made upon the altar, or to a church.
 noun (n.) The profit which accrues to the priest, by reason of the altar, from the small tithes.

ataraxianoun (n.) Alt. of Ataraxy

ataraxynoun (n.) Perfect peace of mind, or calmness.

cataractnoun (n.) A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.
 noun (n.) An opacity of the crystalline lens, or of its capsule, which prevents the passage of the rays of light and impairs or destroys the sight.
 noun (n.) A kind of hydraulic brake for regulating the action of pumping engines and other machines; -- sometimes called dashpot.

cataractousadjective (a.) Of the nature of a cataract in the eye; affected with cataract.

crantaranoun (n.) The fiery cross, used as a rallying signal in the Highlands of Scotland.

haphtarahnoun (n.) One of the lessons from the Nebiim (or Prophets) read in the Jewish synagogue on Sabbaths, feast days, fasts, and the ninth of Ab, at the end of the service, after the parashoth, or lessons from the Law. Such a practice is evidenced in Luke iv.17 and Acts xiii.15.

solfataranoun (n.) A volcanic area or vent which yields only sulphur vapors, steam, and the like. It represents the stages of the volcanic activity.

taranisnoun (n.) A Celtic divinity, regarded as the evil principle, but confounded by the Romans with Jupiter.

tarantassnoun (n.) A low four-wheeled carriage used in Russia. The carriage box rests on two long, springy poles which run from the fore to the hind axletree. When snow falls, the wheels are taken off, and the body is mounted on a sledge.

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.

tarantismnoun (n.) A nervous affection producing melancholy, stupor, and an uncontrollable desire to dance. It was supposed to be produced by the bite of the tarantula, and considered to be incapable of cure except by protracted dancing to appropriate music.

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.

tarantulatedadjective (a.) Bitten by a tarantula; affected with tarantism.

tartaratedadjective (a.) Tartrated.

totaranoun (n.) A coniferous tree (Podocarpus totara), next to the kauri the most valuable timber tree of New Zeland. Its hard reddish wood is used for furniture and building, esp. in wharves, bridges, etc. Also mahogany pine.

tuataranoun (n.) A large iguanalike reptile (Sphenodon punctatum) formerly common in New Zealand, but now confined to certain islets near the coast. It reaches a length of two and a half feet, is dark olive-green with small white or yellowish specks on the sides, and has yellow spines along the back, except on the neck.

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


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


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

aparanoun (n.) See Mataco.

aranoun (n.) The Altar; a southern constellation, south of the tail of the Scorpion.
 noun (n.) A name of the great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), native of South America.

araranoun (n.) The palm (or great black) cockatoo, of Australia (Microglossus aterrimus).

baccaranoun (n.) Alt. of Baccarat

barbaranoun (n.) The first word in certain mnemonic lines which represent the various forms of the syllogism. It indicates a syllogism whose three propositions are universal affirmatives.

capibaranoun (n.) See Capybara.

capybaranoun (n.) A large South American rodent (Hydrochaerus capybara) Living on the margins of lakes and rivers. It is the largest extant rodent, being about three feet long, and half that in height. It somewhat resembles the Guinea pig, to which it is related; -- called also cabiai and water hog.

caracaranoun (n.) A south American bird of several species and genera, resembling both the eagles and the vultures. The caracaras act as scavengers, and are also called carrion buzzards.

charanoun (n.) A genus of flowerless plants, having articulated stems and whorled branches. They flourish in wet places.

chikaranoun (n.) The goat antelope (Tragops Bennettii) of India.
 noun (n.) The Indian four-horned antelope (Tetraceros quadricornis).

citharanoun (n.) An ancient instrument resembling the harp.

camaranoun (n.) Chamber; house; -- used in Ca"ma*ra dos Pa"res (/), and Ca"ma*ra dos De`pu*ta"dos (/). See Legislature.

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

dulcamaranoun (n.) A plant (Solanum Dulcamara). See Bittersweet, n., 3 (a).

damaranoun (n.) A native of Damaraland, German Southwest Africa. The Damaras include an important and warlike Bantu tribe, and the Hill Damaras, who are Hottentots and mixed breeds hostile to the Bantus.

escharanoun (n.) A genus of Bryozoa which produce delicate corals, often incrusting like lichens, but sometimes branched.

ferraranoun (n.) A sword bearing the mark of one of the Ferrara family of Italy. These swords were highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.

fissiparanoun (n. pl.) Animals which reproduce by fission.

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

gemmiparanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Gemmipares

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

kitharanoun (n.) See Cithara.

maranoun (n.) The principal or ruling evil spirit.
 noun (n.) A female demon who torments people in sleep by crouching on their chests or stomachs, or by causing terrifying visions.
 noun (n.) The Patagonian cavy (Dolichotis Patagonicus).

oviparanoun (n. pl.) An artifical division of vertebrates, including those that lay eggs; -- opposed to Vivipara.

paranoun (n.) A piece of Turkish money, usually copper, the fortieth part of a piaster, or about one ninth of a cent.
 noun (n.) The southern arm of the Amazon in Brazil; also, a seaport on this arm.
 noun (n.) Short for Para rubber.

piffaranoun (n.) A fife; also, a rude kind of oboe or a bagpipe with an inflated skin for reservoir.

primiparanoun (n.) A woman who bears a child for the first time.

pupiparanoun (n. pl.) A division of Diptera in which the young are born in a stage like the pupa. It includes the sheep tick, horse tick, and other parasites. Called also Homaloptera.

samaranoun (n.) A dry, indehiscent, usually one-seeded, winged fruit, as that of the ash, maple, and elm; a key or key fruit.

sassararanoun (n.) A word used to emphasize a statement.

siseraranoun (n.) Alt. of Siserary

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.

uniparanoun (n.) A woman who has borne one child.

varanoun (n.) A Spanish measure of length equal to about one yard. The vara now in use equals 33.385 inches.

viviparanoun (n. pl.) An artificial division of vertebrates including those that produce their young alive; -- opposed to Ovipara.

yearanoun (n.) The California poison oak (Rhus diversiloba). See under Poison, a.

zapharanoun (n.) Zaffer.

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


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


tarnoun (n.) A sailor; a seaman.
 noun (n.) A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc., and having a varied composition according to the temperature and material employed in obtaining it.
 verb (v. t.) To smear with tar, or as with tar; as, to tar ropes; to tar cloth.

tarringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tar

tarbogannoun (n. & v.) See Toboggan.

tarbooshnoun (n.) A red cap worn by Turks and other Eastern nations, sometimes alone and sometimes swathed with linen or other stuff to make a turban. See Fez.

tardationnoun (n.) The act of retarding, or delaying; retardation.

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.

tardigradenoun (n.) One of the Tardigrada.
 adjective (a.) Moving or stepping slowly; slow-paced.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Tardigrada.

tardigradousadjective (a.) Moving slowly; slow-paced.

tardinessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being tardy.

tarditationnoun (n.) Tardiness.

tarditynoun (n.) Slowness; tardiness.

tardonoun (n.) A sloth.
 adjective (a.) Slow; -- a direction to perform a passage slowly.

tarenoun (n.) A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; -- alleged by modern naturalists to be the Lolium temulentum, or darnel.
 noun (n.) A name of several climbing or diffuse leguminous herbs of the genus Vicia; especially, the V. sativa, sometimes grown for fodder.
 noun (n.) Deficientcy in the weight or quantity of goods by reason of the weight of the cask, bag, or whatever contains the commodity, and is weighed with it; hence, the allowance or abatement of a certain weight or quantity which the seller makes to the buyer on account of the weight of such cask, bag, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To ascertain or mark the tare of (goods).
  (imp.) Tore.
  () of Tear

taringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tare
 noun (n.) The common tern; -- called also tarret, and tarrock.

taredadjective (a.) Weighed; determined; reduced to equal or standard weight; as, tared filter papers, used in weighing precipitates.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Tare

tarentenoun (n.) A harmless lizard of the Gecko family (Platydactylus Mauritianicus) found in Southern Europe and adjacent countries, especially among old walls and ruins.

tarentismnoun (n.) See Tarantism.

tarentulanoun (n.) See Tarantula.

targenoun (n.) A shield or target.

targetnoun (n.) A kind of small shield or buckler, used as a defensive weapon in war.
 noun (n.) A butt or mark to shoot at, as for practice, or to test the accuracy of a firearm, or the force of a projectile.
 noun (n.) The pattern or arrangement of a series of hits made by a marksman on a butt or mark; as, he made a good target.
 noun (n.) The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.
 noun (n.) A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.
 noun (n.) A thin cut; a slice; specif., of lamb, a piece consisting of the neck and breast joints.
 noun (n.) A tassel or pendent; also, a shred; tatter.

targetedadjective (a.) Furnished, armed, or protected, with a target.

targeteernoun (n.) One who is armed with a target or shield.

targumnoun (n.) A translation or paraphrase of some portion of the Old Testament Scriptures in the Chaldee or Aramaic language or dialect.

targumistnoun (n.) The writer of a Targum; one versed in the Targums.

tariffnoun (n.) A schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. (U. S. 1833).
 noun (n.) The duty, or rate of duty, so imposed; as, the tariff on wool; a tariff of two cents a pound.
 noun (n.) Any schedule or system of rates, changes, etc.; as, a tariff of fees, or of railroad fares.
 noun (n.) A tariff may be imposed solely for, and with reference to, the production of revenue (called a revenue tariff, or tariff for revenue, or for the artificial fostering of home industries (a projective tariff), or as a means of coercing foreign governments, as in case of retaliatory tariff.
 verb (v. t.) To make a list of duties on, as goods.

tariffingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tariff

tarinnoun (n.) The siskin.

tarlatannoun (n.) A kind of thin, transparent muslin, used for dresses.

tarnnoun (n.) A mountain lake or pool.

tarnishingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tarnish

tarnishnoun (n.) The quality or state of being tarnished; stain; soil; blemish.
 noun (n.) A thin film on the surface of a metal, usually due to a slight alteration of the original color; as, the steel tarnish in columbite.
 adjective (a.) To soil, or change the appearance of, especially by an alternation induced by the air, or by dust, or the like; to diminish, dull, or destroy the luster of; to sully; as, to tarnish a metal; to tarnish gilding; to tarnish the purity of color.
 verb (v. i.) To lose luster; to become dull; as, gilding will tarnish in a foul air.

tarnishernoun (n.) One who, or that which, tarnishes.

taronoun (n.) A name for several aroid plants (Colocasia antiquorum, var. esculenta, Colocasia macrorhiza, etc.), and their rootstocks. They have large ovate-sagittate leaves and large fleshy rootstocks, which are cooked and used for food in tropical countries.

tarotnoun (n.) A game of cards; -- called also taroc.

tarpannoun (n.) A wild horse found in the region of the Caspian Sea.

tarpaulinnoun (n.) A piece of canvas covered with tar or a waterproof composition, used for covering the hatches of a ship, hammocks, boats, etc.
 noun (n.) A hat made of, or covered with, painted or tarred cloth, worn by sailors and others.
 noun (n.) Hence, a sailor; a seaman; a tar.

tarponnoun (n.) Same as Tarpum.

tarpumnoun (n.) A very large marine fish (Megapolis Atlanticus) of the Southern United States and the West Indies. It often becomes six or more feet in length, and has large silvery scales. The scales are a staple article of trade, and are used in fancywork. Called also tarpon, sabalo, savanilla, silverfish, and jewfish.

tarquinishadjective (a.) Like a Tarquin, a king of ancient Rome; proud; haughty; overbearing.

tarracenoun (n.) See Trass.

tarragonnoun (n.) A plant of the genus Artemisa (A. dracunculus), much used in France for flavoring vinegar.

tarrasnoun (n.) See Trass.

tarriancenoun (n.) The act or time of tarrying; delay; lateness.

tarriernoun (n.) One who, or that which, tarries.
 noun (n.) A kind of dig; a terrier.

tarrocknoun (n.) The young of the kittiwake gull before the first molt.
 noun (n.) The common guillemot.
 noun (n.) The common tern.

tarrynoun (n.) Consisting of, or covered with, tar; like tar.
 noun (n.) Stay; stop; delay.
 verb (v. i.) To stay or remain behind; to wait.
 verb (v. i.) To delay; to put off going or coming; to loiter.
 verb (v. i.) To stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge.
 verb (v. t.) To delay; to defer; to put off.
 verb (v. t.) To wait for; to stay or stop for.

tarryingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Tarry

tarsalnoun (n.) A tarsal bone or cartilage; a tarsale.
 noun (n.) Same as Tercel.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the tarsus (either of the foot or eye).

tarsalenoun (n.) One of the bones or cartilages of the tarsus; esp., one of the series articulating with the metatarsals.

tarsenoun (n.) The male falcon.
 noun (n.) tarsus.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH TARA:

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

tibianoun (n.) The inner, or preaxial, and usually the larger, of the two bones of the leg or hind limb below the knee.
 noun (n.) The fourth joint of the leg of an insect. See Illust. under Coleoptera, and under Hexapoda.
 noun (n.) A musical instrument of the flute kind, originally made of the leg bone of an animal.

ticpolonganoun (n.) A very venomous viper (Daboia Russellii), native of Ceylon and India; -- called also cobra monil.