Name Report For First Name ADRA:

ADRA

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

Rhymes with ADRA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ADRA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ADRA AS A WHOLE:

nadra badra bhadraa adrastus padraigin yadra padraic padraig shadrach madra

NAMES RHYMING WITH ADRA (According to last letters):

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

tandra aludra calandra cassandra hydra lysandra phaedra candra chandra kawindra nidra odra aleksandra aeldra alandra alejandra alessandra alexandra alexondra alixandra allisandra alondra alyssandra audra casandra cedra cindra deandra deeandra deedra deidra deirdra deondra diandra diondra jaydra joandra kasandra kendra keondra kiandra kindra kyndra leandra leondra lexandra lisandra lizandra nakedra nedra pedra sandra sidra xandra zandra zondra tedra sondra cassondra edra ardra devondra landra

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

asura aurora azmera chinara efra iyangura japera katura sanura zuhura estra moira soumra alzubra bahira bushra johara nasira noura samira thara' yusra gadara adora chamorra senora thora dendera kakra mukamutara mukantagara sagira shukura subira zahra azura ceara

NAMES RHYMING WITH ADRA (According to first letters):

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

adreana adreanna adri adriaan adrial adrian adriana adriane adrianna adrianne adriano adrie adriel adrien adriene adrienne adrik adrion adriyel adron

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

ada adah adahy adair adaira adairia adal adalard adalb adalbeorht adalbert adalbrechta adalene adalgar adalgisa adalhard adalheida adali adalia adalicia adalie adaliz adalric adalrik adalson adalwen adalwin adalwine adalwolf adalwolfa adalyn adam adama adamina adamnan adamson adan adana adanech adanna adar adara adare adda addam addaneye addergoole addie addilynn addis addisen addison addney addo addula addy addyson ade adeben adeela adeen adel adela adelaide adelajda adelbert adele adelhard adelheid adelheide adelia adelina adelinda adeline adelisa adelise adelita adella adelle adelpha

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ADRA:

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

aala aaleahya aarika aarshiya aashka aasiya abba abda abdalla abdera abdulla abeba abelia abella abellona abena abequa aberfa abhaya abia abida abisha abjaja abra abraha abriana abrianna acacia academia acantha acca acharya acima adena adeola adharma adia adianna adiba adiella adila adima adina adira adisa aditya adiva adjoa admeta admina adolpha adoncia adonia adowa adsaluta adsila adwoa adya aeaea aegina aenedlea aerwyna aethelha aethelreda aethra aetna afafa afia afina afra afraima afreda africa afua afya agacia agafia agalaia agalia agana agastya agata agatha agbenyaga agdta aghadreena aghamora aghavilla aghna aglaeca aglaia aglara agnella agneta agneya agnimukha agnola agotha agueda ahalya

English Words Rhyming ADRA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ADRA AS A WHOLE:

adradadjective (p. a.) Put in dread; afraid.

adragantnoun (n.) Gum tragacanth.

biquadratenoun (n.) The fourth power, or the square of the square. Thus 4x4=16, the square of 4, and 16x16=256, the biquadrate of 4.

biquadraticnoun (n.) A biquadrate.
 noun (n.) A biquadratic equation.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the biquadrate, or fourth power.

cadransnoun (n.) An instrument with a graduated disk by means of which the angles of gems are measured in the process of cutting and polishing.

headracenoun (n.) See Race, a water course.

madraguenoun (n.) A large fish pound used for the capture of the tunny in the Mediterranean; also applied to the seines used for the same purpose.

madrasnoun (n.) A large silk-and-cotton kerchief, usually of bright colors, such as those often used by negroes for turbans.

quadranoun (n.) The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.
 noun (n.) A fillet, or listel.
 noun (n.) The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.
 noun (n.) A fillet, or listel.

quadrableadjective (a.) That may be sqyared, or reduced to an equivalent square; -- said of a surface when the area limited by a curve can be exactly found, and expressed in a finite number of algebraic terms.
 adjective (a.) That may be sqyared, or reduced to an equivalent square; -- said of a surface when the area limited by a curve can be exactly found, and expressed in a finite number of algebraic terms.

quadragenariousadjective (a.) Consisting of forty; forty years old.
 adjective (a.) Consisting of forty; forty years old.

quadragenenoun (n.) An indulgence of forty days, corresponding to the forty days of ancient canonical penance.
 noun (n.) An indulgence of forty days, corresponding to the forty days of ancient canonical penance.

quadragesimanoun (n.) The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent.
 noun (n.) The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent.

quadragesimaladjective (a.) Belonging to Lent; used in Lent; Lenten.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to Lent; used in Lent; Lenten.

quadragesimalsnoun (n. pl.) Offerings formerly made to the mother church of a diocese on Mid-Lent Sunday.
 noun (n. pl.) Offerings formerly made to the mother church of a diocese on Mid-Lent Sunday.

quadranglenoun (n.) A plane figure having four angles, and consequently four sides; any figure having four angles.
 noun (n.) A square or quadrangular space or inclosure, such a space or court surrounded by buildings, esp. such a court in a college or public school in England.
 noun (n.) A plane figure having four angles, and consequently four sides; any figure having four angles.
 noun (n.) A square or quadrangular space or inclosure, such a space or court surrounded by buildings, esp. such a court in a college or public school in England.

quadrangularadjective (a.) Having four angles, and consequently four sides; tetragonal.
 adjective (a.) Having four angles, and consequently four sides; tetragonal.

quadransnoun (n.) A fourth part of the coin called an as. See 3d As, 2.
 noun (n.) The fourth of a penny; a farthing. See Cur.
 noun (n.) A fourth part of the coin called an as. See 3d As, 2.
 noun (n.) The fourth of a penny; a farthing. See Cur.

quadrantnoun (n.) The fourth part; the quarter.
 noun (n.) The quarter of a circle, or of the circumference of a circle, an arc of 90, or one subtending a right angle at the center.
 noun (n.) One of the four parts into which a plane is divided by the coordinate axes. The upper right-hand part is the first quadrant; the upper left-hand part the second; the lower left-hand part the third; and the lower right-hand part the fourth quadrant.
 noun (n.) An instrument for measuring altitudes, variously constructed and mounted for different specific uses in astronomy, surveying, gunnery, etc., consisting commonly of a graduated arc of 90, with an index or vernier, and either plain or telescopic sights, and usually having a plumb line or spirit level for fixing the vertical or horizontal direction.
 noun (n.) The fourth part; the quarter.
 noun (n.) The quarter of a circle, or of the circumference of a circle, an arc of 90, or one subtending a right angle at the center.
 noun (n.) One of the four parts into which a plane is divided by the coordinate axes. The upper right-hand part is the first quadrant; the upper left-hand part the second; the lower left-hand part the third; and the lower right-hand part the fourth quadrant.
 noun (n.) An instrument for measuring altitudes, variously constructed and mounted for different specific uses in astronomy, surveying, gunnery, etc., consisting commonly of a graduated arc of 90, with an index or vernier, and either plain or telescopic sights, and usually having a plumb line or spirit level for fixing the vertical or horizontal direction.

quadrantalnoun (n.) A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic foot, each side being a Roman square foot; -- used as a measure.
 noun (n.) A cube.
 noun (n.) A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic foot, each side being a Roman square foot; -- used as a measure.
 noun (n.) A cube.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth part of a circle; as, quadrantal space.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth part of a circle; as, quadrantal space.

quadratnoun (n.) A block of type metal lower than the letters, -- used in spacing and in blank lines.
 noun (n.) An old instrument used for taking altitudes; -- called also geometrical square, and line of shadows.
 noun (n.) A block of type metal lower than the letters, -- used in spacing and in blank lines.
 noun (n.) An old instrument used for taking altitudes; -- called also geometrical square, and line of shadows.

quadrateadjective (a.) Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square.
 adjective (a.) Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square.
 adjective (a.) Square; even; balanced; equal; exact.
 adjective (a.) Squared; suited; correspondent.
 adjective (a.) A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square.
 adjective (a.) An aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they are distant from each other 90, or the quarter of a circle; quartile. See the Note under Aspect, 6.
 adjective (a.) The quadrate bone.
 adjective (a.) To square; to agree; to suit; to correspond; -- followed by with.
 adjective (a.) Having four equal sides, the opposite sides parallel, and four right angles; square.
 adjective (a.) Produced by multiplying a number by itself; square.
 adjective (a.) Square; even; balanced; equal; exact.
 adjective (a.) Squared; suited; correspondent.
 adjective (a.) A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square.
 adjective (a.) An aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they are distant from each other 90, or the quarter of a circle; quartile. See the Note under Aspect, 6.
 adjective (a.) The quadrate bone.
 adjective (a.) To square; to agree; to suit; to correspond; -- followed by with.
 verb (v. t.) To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing.
 verb (v. t.) To adjust (a gun) on its carriage; also, to train (a gun) for horizontal firing.

quadratingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Quadrate
 noun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Quadrate

quadraticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square.
 adjective (a.) Tetragonal.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to terms of the second degree; as, a quadratic equation, in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is a square.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a square, or to squares; resembling a quadrate, or square; square.
 adjective (a.) Tetragonal.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to terms of the second degree; as, a quadratic equation, in which the highest power of the unknown quantity is a square.

quadraticsnoun (n.) That branch of algebra which treats of quadratic equations.
 noun (n.) That branch of algebra which treats of quadratic equations.

quadratojugalnoun (n.) The quadratojugal bone.
 noun (n.) The quadratojugal bone.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the quadrate and jugal bones.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the quadratojugal bone.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the quadrate and jugal bones.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the quadratojugal bone.

quadratrixnoun (n.) A curve made use of in the quadrature of other curves; as the quadratrix, of Dinostratus, or of Tschirnhausen.
 noun (n.) A curve made use of in the quadrature of other curves; as the quadratrix, of Dinostratus, or of Tschirnhausen.

quadratureadjective (a.) The act of squaring; the finding of a square having the same area as some given curvilinear figure; as, the quadrature of a circle; the operation of finding an expression for the area of a figure bounded wholly or in part by a curved line, as by a curve, two ordinates, and the axis of abscissas.
 adjective (a.) A quadrate; a square.
 adjective (a.) The integral used in obtaining the area bounded by a curve; hence, the definite integral of the product of any function of one variable into the differential of that variable.
 adjective (a.) The position of one heavenly body in respect to another when distant from it 90, or a quarter of a circle, as the moon when at an equal distance from the points of conjunction and opposition.
 adjective (a.) The act of squaring; the finding of a square having the same area as some given curvilinear figure; as, the quadrature of a circle; the operation of finding an expression for the area of a figure bounded wholly or in part by a curved line, as by a curve, two ordinates, and the axis of abscissas.
 adjective (a.) A quadrate; a square.
 adjective (a.) The integral used in obtaining the area bounded by a curve; hence, the definite integral of the product of any function of one variable into the differential of that variable.
 adjective (a.) The position of one heavenly body in respect to another when distant from it 90, or a quarter of a circle, as the moon when at an equal distance from the points of conjunction and opposition.

pterygoquadrateadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or representing the pterygoid and quadrate bones or cartilages.

semiquadratenoun (n.) Alt. of Semiquartile

shadrachnoun (n.) A mass of iron on which the operation of smelting has failed of its intended effect; -- so called from Shadrach, one of the three Hebrews who came forth unharmed from the fiery furnace of Nebuchadnezzar. (See Dan. iii. 26, 27.)

sparadrapnoun (n.) A cerecloth.
 noun (n.) Any adhesive plaster.

subquadrateadjective (a.) Nearly or approximately square; almost square.

tetradrachmnoun (n.) Alt. of Tetradrachma

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

triquadrantaladjective (a.) Having three quadrants; thus, a triquadrantal triangle is one whose three sides are quadrants, and whose three angles are consequently right angles.

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


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


cathedranoun (n.) The official chair or throne of a bishop, or of any person in high authority.

clepsydranoun (n.) A water clock; a contrivance for measuring time by the graduated flow of a liquid, as of water, through a small aperture. See Illust. in Appendix.

dryandranoun (n.) A genus of shrubs growing in Australia, having beautiful, hard, dry, evergreen leaves.

exedranoun (n.) A room in a public building, furnished with seats.
 noun (n.) The projection of any part of a building in a rounded form.
 noun (n.) Any out-of-door seat in stone, large enough for several persons; esp., one of curved form.

exhedranoun (n.) See Exedra.

hydranoun (n.) A serpent or monster in the lake or marsh of Lerna, in the Peloponnesus, represented as having many heads, one of which, when cut off, was immediately succeeded by two others, unless the wound was cauterized. It was slain by Hercules. Hence, a terrible monster.
 noun (n.) Hence: A multifarious evil, or an evil having many sources; not to be overcome by a single effort.
 noun (n.) Any small fresh-water hydroid of the genus Hydra, usually found attached to sticks, stones, etc., by a basal sucker.
 noun (n.) A southern constellation of great length lying southerly from Cancer, Leo, and Virgo.

isonandranoun (n.) A genus of sapotaceous trees of India. Isonandra Gutta is the principal source of gutta-percha.

scolopendranoun (n.) A genus of venomous myriapods including the centipeds. See Centiped.
 noun (n.) A sea fish.

sudranoun (n.) The lowest of the four great castes among the Hindoos. See Caste.

tundranoun (n.) A rolling, marshy, mossy plain of Northern Siberia.
 noun (n.) One of the level or undulating treeless plains characteristic of northern arctic regions in both hemispheres. The tundras mark the limit of arborescent vegetation; they consist of black mucky soil with a permanently frozen subsoil, but support a dense growth of mosses and lichens, and dwarf herbs and shrubs, often showy-flowered.

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


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


adrenaladjective (a.) Suprarenal.

adrianadjective (a.) Pertaining to the Adriatic Sea; as, Adrian billows.

adriaticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a sea so named, the northwestern part of which is known as the Gulf of Venice.

adrogationnoun (n.) A kind of adoption in ancient Rome. See Arrogation.

adroitadjective (a.) Dexterous in the use of the hands or in the exercise of the mental faculties; exhibiting skill and readiness in avoiding danger or escaping difficulty; ready in invention or execution; -- applied to persons and to acts; as, an adroit mechanic, an adroit reply.

adroitnessnoun (n.) The quality of being adroit; skill and readiness; dexterity.

adryadjective (a.) In a dry or thirsty condition.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ADRA:

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

abacanoun (n.) The Manila-hemp plant (Musa textilis); also, its fiber. See Manila hemp under Manila.

abadanoun (n.) The rhinoceros.

abanganoun (n.) A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest.

abbanoun (n.) Father; religious superior; -- in the Syriac, Coptic, and Ethiopic churches, a title given to the bishops, and by the bishops to the patriarch.

abdominalianoun (n. pl.) A group of cirripeds having abdominal appendages.

abomanoun (n.) A large South American serpent (Boa aboma).

abracadabranoun (n.) A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever. At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote something without meaning; jargon.

abranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A group of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.

abscissanoun (n.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal coordinate axes.

abunanoun (n.) The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.

acacianoun (n.) A roll or bag, filled with dust, borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality. It is represented on medals.
 noun (n.) A genus of leguminous trees and shrubs. Nearly 300 species are Australian or Polynesian, and have terete or vertically compressed leaf stalks, instead of the bipinnate leaves of the much fewer species of America, Africa, etc. Very few are found in temperate climates.
 noun (n.) The inspissated juice of several species of acacia; -- called also gum acacia, and gum arabic.

acanthanoun (n.) A prickle.
 noun (n.) A spine or prickly fin.
 noun (n.) The vertebral column; the spinous process of a vertebra.

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

acarinanoun (n. pl.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.

acciaccaturanoun (n.) A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short appoggiatura.

aceldamanoun (n.) The potter's field, said to have lain south of Jerusalem, purchased with the bribe which Judas took for betraying his Master, and therefore called the field of blood. Fig.: A field of bloodshed.

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.

acetabuliferanoun (n. pl.) The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See Cephalopoda.

achatinanoun (n.) A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.

acholianoun (n.) Deficiency or want of bile.

aciculanoun (n.) One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.

acinesianoun (n.) Same as Akinesia.

aconitianoun (n.) Same as Aconitine.

acontianoun (n. pl.) Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (cnidae), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actiniae when irritated.

acranianoun (n.) Partial or total absence of the skull.
 noun (n.) The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.

acrasianoun (n.) Alt. of Acrasy

acraspedanoun (n. pl.) A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.

acrisianoun (n.) Alt. of Acrisy

acritanoun (n. pl.) The lowest groups of animals, in which no nervous system has been observed.

actinarianoun (n. pl.) A large division of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.

actinianoun (n.) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family Actinidae. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called animal flowers and sea anemones. [See Polyp.].
 noun (n.) A genus in the family Actinidae.

actinotrochanoun (n. pl.) A peculiar larval form of Phoronis, a genus of marine worms, having a circle of ciliated tentacles.

actinozoanoun (n. pl.) A group of Coelenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.

actinulanoun (n. pl.) A kind of embryo of certain hydroids (Tubularia), having a stellate form.

adansonianoun (n.) A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, A. digitata, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and A. Gregorii, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth.

adelphianoun (n.) A "brotherhood," or collection of stamens in a bundle; -- used in composition, as in the class names, Monadelphia, Diadelphia, etc.

adenalgianoun (n.) Alt. of Adenalgy

adularianoun (n.) A transparent or translucent variety of common feldspar, or orthoclase, which often shows pearly opalescent reflections; -- called by lapidaries moonstone.

adversarianoun (n. pl.) A miscellaneous collection of notes, remarks, or selections; a commonplace book; also, commentaries or notes.

adynamianoun (n.) Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.

aegicranianoun (n. pl.) Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls.

aerophobianoun (n.) Alt. of Aerophoby

aesthesianoun (n.) Perception by the senses; feeling; -- the opposite of anaesthesia.

aganoun (n.) Alt. of Agha

aghanoun (n.) In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.

agalactianoun (n.) Alt. of Agalaxy

agamanoun (n.) A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.

agoranoun (n.) An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.

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

agoutanoun (n.) A small insectivorous mammal (Solenodon paradoxus), allied to the moles, found only in Hayti.

agraphianoun (n.) The absence or loss of the power of expressing ideas by written signs. It is one form of aphasia.

ahanoun (n.) A sunk fence. See Ha-ha.
  (interj.) An exclamation expressing, by different intonations, triumph, mixed with derision or irony, or simple surprise.

ailuroideanoun (n. pl.) A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.

akinesianoun (n.) Paralysis of the motor nerves; loss of movement.

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

alalonganoun (n.) Alt. of Alilonghi

albatanoun (n.) A white metallic alloy; which is made into spoons, forks, teapots, etc. British plate or German silver. See German silver, under German.

albuminurianoun (n.) A morbid condition in which albumin is present in the urine.

alcannanoun (n.) An oriental shrub (Lawsonia inermis) from which henna is obtained.

alcarrazanoun (n.) A vessel of porous earthenware, used for cooling liquids by evaporation from the exterior surface.

alcyonaceanoun (n. pl.) A group of soft-bodied Alcyonaria, of which Alcyonium is the type. See Illust. under Alcyonaria.

alcyonarianoun (n. pl.) One of the orders of Anthozoa. It includes the Alcyonacea, Pennatulacea, and Gorgonacea.

alfanoun (n.) Alt. of Alfa grass

alfalfanoun (n.) The lucern (Medicago sativa); -- so called in California, Texas, etc.

alfilarianoun (n.) The pin grass (Erodium cicutarium), a weed in California.

alganoun (n.) A kind of seaweed; pl. the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water confervae, etc.

algarobanoun (n.) The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John's bread.
 noun (n.) The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.

algarovillanoun (n.) The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree (Inga Marthae). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.

algebranoun (n.) That branch of mathematics which treats of the relations and properties of quantity by means of letters and other symbols. It is applicable to those relations that are true of every kind of magnitude.
 noun (n.) A treatise on this science.

alhambranoun (n.) The palace of the Moorish kings at Granada.

alhennanoun (n.) See Henna.

allantoideanoun (n. pl.) The division of Vertebrata in which the embryo develops an allantois. It includes reptiles, birds, and mammals.

alleluianoun (n.) Alt. of Alleluiah

almanoun (n.) Alt. of Almah

almadianoun (n.) Alt. of Almadie

almagranoun (n.) A fine, deep red ocher, somewhat purplish, found in Spain. It is the sil atticum of the ancients. Under the name of Indian red it is used for polishing glass and silver.

alopecianoun (n.) Alt. of Alopecy

alpacanoun (n.) An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.
 noun (n.) Wool of the alpaca.
 noun (n.) A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.

alphanoun (n.) The first letter in the Greek alphabet, answering to A, and hence used to denote the beginning.

alpianoun (n.) The seed of canary grass (Phalaris Canariensis), used for feeding cage birds.

althaeanoun (n.) Alt. of Althea

altheanoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Mallow family. It includes the officinal marsh mallow, and the garden hollyhocks.
 noun (n.) An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) of the Mallow family.

alulanoun (n.) A false or bastard wing. See under Bastard.

aluminanoun (n.) One of the earths, consisting of two parts of aluminium and three of oxygen, Al2O3.

alumnanoun (n. fem.) A female pupil; especially, a graduate of a school or college.

amalgamanoun (n.) Same as Amalgam.

amblyopianoun (n.) Alt. of Amblyopy

amblypodanoun (n. pl.) A group of large, extinct, herbivorous mammals, common in the Tertiary formation of the United States.

ambrosianoun (n.) The fabled food of the gods (as nectar was their drink), which conferred immortality upon those who partook of it.
 noun (n.) An unguent of the gods.
 noun (n.) A perfumed unguent, salve, or draught; something very pleasing to the taste or smell.
 noun (n.) Formerly, a kind of fragrant plant; now (Bot.), a genus of plants, including some coarse and worthless weeds, called ragweed, hogweed, etc.
 noun (n.) The food of certain small bark beetles, family Scolytidae believed to be fungi cultivated by the beetles in their burrows.

amenorrhoeanoun (n.) Retention or suppression of the menstrual discharge.

amentianoun (n.) Imbecility; total want of understanding.

ametabolanoun (n. pl.) A group of insects which do not undergo any metamorphosis.

ametropianoun (n.) Any abnormal condition of the refracting powers of the eye.

amianoun (n.) A genus of fresh-water ganoid fishes, exclusively confined to North America; called bowfin in Lake Champlain, dogfish in Lake Erie, and mudfish in South Carolina, etc. See Bowfin.

ammanoun (n.) An abbes or spiritual mother.

ammonianoun (n.) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste: -- often called volatile alkali, and spirits of hartshorn.

ammonitoideanoun (n. pl.) An extensive group of fossil cephalopods often very abundant in Mesozoic rocks. See Ammonite.

amnesianoun (n.) Forgetfulness; also, a defect of speech, from cerebral disease, in which the patient substitutes wrong words or names in the place of those he wishes to employ.

amniotanoun (n. pl.) That group of vertebrates which develops in its embryonic life the envelope called the amnion. It comprises the reptiles, the birds, and the mammals.

amoebanoun (n.) A rhizopod. common in fresh water, capable of undergoing many changes of form at will. See Rhizopoda.