Name Report For First Name ATA:

ATA

First name ATA's origins are Arabic and African. ATA means "gift" (Arabic) and "a ghana name for a twin" in African. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ATA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of ata.(Brown names are of the same origin (Arabic,African) with ATA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ATA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ATA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ATA AS A WHOLE:

aminata binata serenata katariina atalanta devamatar jaganmata vinata annuziata catarina donata natala renata traviata awanata huata onatah catalina natalya natasha adjatay matata sundiata batal batair airavata catalin amata anata annunciata atalaya atalia atalie atara atarah consolata honoratas katarina latasha matana nata natacha natae-tyanna natalee nataleigh natalia natalie natania ata'halne' hevataneo jonatan matai mokatavatah muata natal natalio nataniel patamon qochata sikyatavo sundyata atanasia catarine katakin natass atalan natalii agata natanael

NAMES RHYMING WITH ATA (According to last letters):

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

binta fanta ismitta leta nasheeta nashita bixenta adsaluta bricta nantosuelta amista paharita alzbeta vlasta agneta almeta gjerta gusta alberta elberta hrothbeorhta fusberta admeta aleta baptista delta errita giancinta irta jocasta kineta minta panagiota rheta zeta zyta gitta amrita anahita jarita jivanta samvarta shanta sita vineeta aletta antonietta battista benedetta brunetta concetta edita elisabetta enrichetta esta guiditta lunetta rosetta trista kita amayeta awinita ayita kuwanlelenta mankalita peta tablita tadita tayanita antoaneta codruta constanta craita draguta elisabeta florenta georgeta lenuta luminita margareta nicoleta uta voileta voctorita nikita beta marjeta brigitta keita kenyatta mwita retta vita octa muta barta edorta setanta franta wamukota

NAMES RHYMING WITH ATA (According to first letters):

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

at'eed ate atelic atemu aten atepa atera ateret athaleyah athalia athalie athamas athan athanasia athanasios athangelos athdar athdara athelstan athelston athelward athemar athena athene atherton athi athilda athmarr athmore athracht atia atif atifa atilda atique atira atisa atiya atkinson atkinsone atl atlanta atlantes atlas atman atmore atol atonia ator atrayu atreides atreus atropes atsu atsukpi attewater attewell attewode atteworthe attheaeldre attie attila attis attkins attmore attor attracta attwell atty atu atum atwater atwell atwood atworth atyhtan

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ATA:

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 ada adaira adairia adalbrechta adalgisa adalheida adalia adalicia adalwolfa adama adamina adana adanna adara adda addula adeela adela adelajda adelia adelina adelinda adelisa adelita adella adelpha adena adeola adharma adia adianna adiba adiella adila adima adina adira adisa aditya adiva adjoa admina adolpha adoncia adonia adora adowa adra adreana adreanna adriana adrianna adsila adwoa adya aeaea aegina aeldra aenedlea aerwyna aethelha aethelreda aethra aetna afafa afia afina

English Words Rhyming ATA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ATA AS A WHOLE:

abatableadjective (a.) Capable of being abated; as, an abatable writ or nuisance.

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

acatalecticnoun (n.) A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables.
 adjective (a.) Not defective; complete; as, an acatalectic verse.

acatalepsynoun (n.) Incomprehensibility of things; the doctrine held by the ancient Skeptic philosophers, that human knowledge never amounts to certainty, but only to probability.

acatalepticadjective (a.) Incapable of being comprehended; incomprehensible.

acclimatableadjective (a.) Capable of being acclimated.

acclimatationnoun (n.) Acclimatization.

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

annellatanoun (n. pl.) See Annelida.

annulatanoun (n. pl.) A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See Annelida.

antenataladjective (a.) Before birth.

anticatarrhalnoun (n.) An anticatarrhal remedy.
 adjective (a.) Efficacious against catarrh.

antisabbatariannoun (n.) One of a sect which opposes the observance of the Christian Sabbath.

aplacentatanoun (n. pl.) Mammals which have no placenta.

appendiculatanoun (n. pl.) An order of annelids; the Polych/ta.

arthropomatanoun (n. pl.) One of the orders of Branchiopoda. See Branchiopoda.

asiphonatanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Asiphonida

atabalnoun (n.) A kettledrum; a kind of tabor, used by the Moors.

atacamitenoun (n.) An oxychloride of copper, usually in emerald-green prismatic crystals.

ataghannoun (n.) See Yataghan.

atamannoun (n.) A hetman, or chief of the Cossacks.

ataraxianoun (n.) Alt. of Ataraxy

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

atavicadjective (a.) Pertaining to a remote ancestor, or to atavism.

atavismnoun (n.) The recurrence, or a tendency to a recurrence, of the original type of a species in the progeny of its varieties; resemblance to remote rather than to near ancestors; reversion to the original form.
 noun (n.) The recurrence of any peculiarity or disease of an ancestor in a subsequent generation, after an intermission for a generation or two.

ataxianoun (n.) Alt. of Ataxy

ataxynoun (n.) Disorder; irregularity.
 noun (n.) Irregularity in disease, or in the functions.
 noun (n.) The state of disorder that characterizes nervous fevers and the nervous condition.

ataxicadjective (a.) Characterized by ataxy, that is, (a) by great irregularity of functions or symptoms, or (b) by a want of coordinating power in movements.

atazirnoun (n.) The influence of a star upon other stars or upon men.

athecatanoun (n. pl.) A division of Hydroidea in which the zooids are naked, or not inclosed in a capsule. See Tubularian.

avatarnoun (n.) The descent of a deity to earth, and his incarnation as a man or an animal; -- chiefly associated with the incarnations of Vishnu.
 noun (n.) Incarnation; manifestation as an object of worship or admiration.

autocatalysisnoun (n.) Self-catalysis; catalysis of a substance by one of its own products, as of silver oxide by the silver formed by reduction of a small portion of it.

barracouatanoun (n.) A voracious pikelike, marine fish, of the genus Sphyraena, sometimes used as food.
 noun (n.) A large edible fresh-water fish of Australia and New Zealand (Thyrsites atun).

batableadjective (a.) Disputable.

batailledadjective (a.) Embattled.

batardeaunoun (n.) A cofferdam.
 noun (n.) A wall built across the ditch of a fortification, with a sluice gate to regulate the height of water in the ditch on both sides of the wall.

batatasnoun (n.) Alt. of Batata

batatanoun (n.) An aboriginal American name for the sweet potato (Ipomaea batatas).

bataviannoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Batavia or Holland.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to (a) the Batavi, an ancient Germanic tribe; or to (b) /atavia or Holland; as, a Batavian legion.

blatancynoun (n.) Blatant quality.

blatantadjective (a.) Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.

boatableadjective (a.) Such as can be transported in a boat.
 adjective (a.) Navigable for boats, or small river craft.

boatagenoun (n.) Conveyance by boat; also, a charge for such conveyance.

brachiatanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Crinoidea, including those furnished with long jointed arms. See Crinoidea.

brachycatalecticnoun (n.) A verse wanting two syllables at its termination.

balatanoun (n.) A West Indian sapotaceous tree (Bumelia retusa).
 noun (n.) The bully tree (Minusops globosa); also, its milky juice (balata gum), which when dried constitutes an elastic gum called chicle, or chicle gum.

cantatanoun (n.) A poem set to music; a musical composition comprising choruses, solos, interludes, etc., arranged in a somewhat dramatic manner; originally, a composition for a single noise, consisting of both recitative and melody.

capitibranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A division of annelids in which the gills arise from or near the head. See Tubicola.

carbonatationnoun (n.) The saturation of defecated beet juice with carbonic acid gas.

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


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ta) - English Words That Ends with ta:


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

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

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.

amritanoun (n.) Immortality; also, the nectar conferring immortality.
 adjective (a.) Ambrosial; immortal.

analectanoun (n. pl.) A collection of literary fragments.

anottanoun (n.) See Annotto.

antanoun (n.) A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

aortanoun (n.) The great artery which carries the blood from the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs; the main trunk of the arterial system.

aproctanoun (n. pl.) A group of Turbellaria in which there is no anal aperture.

aquatintanoun (n.) A kind of etching in which spaces are bitten by the use of aqua fortis, by which an effect is produced resembling a drawing in water colors or India ink; also, the engraving produced by this method.

argonautanoun (n.) A genus of Cephalopoda. The shell is called paper nautilus or paper sailor.

ariettanoun (n.) Alt. of Ariette

aristanoun (n.) An awn.

atlantanoun (n.) A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean. See Heteropod.

avestanoun (n.) The Zoroastrian scriptures. See Zend-Avesta.

amanitanoun (n.) A genus of poisonous fungi of the family Agaricaceae, characterized by having a volva, an annulus, and white spores. The species resemble edible mushrooms, and are frequently mistaken for them. Amanita muscaria, syn. Agaricus muscarius, is the fly amanita, or fly agaric; and A. phalloides is the death cup.

baftanoun (n.) A coarse stuff, usually of cotton, originally made in India. Also, an imitation of this fabric made for export.

ballistanoun (n.) An ancient military engine, in the form of a crossbow, used for hurling large missiles.

barytanoun (n.) An oxide of barium (or barytum); a heavy earth with a specific gravity above 4.

battanoun (n.) Extra pay; esp. an extra allowance to an English officer serving in India.
 noun (n.) Rate of exchange; also, the discount on uncurrent coins.

battutanoun (n.) The measuring of time by beating.

berettanoun (n.) Same as Berretta.

berrettanoun (n.) A square cap worn by ecclesiastics of the Roman Catholic Church. A cardinal's berretta is scarlet; that worn by other clerics is black, except that a bishop's is lined with green.

birettanoun (n.) Same as Berretta.

bonettanoun (n.) See Bonito.

brutanoun (n.) See Edentata.

bryophytanoun (n. pl.) See Cryptogamia.

bunodontanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Bunodonts

burlettaadjective (a.) A comic operetta; a music farce.

betanoun (n.) The second letter of the Greek alphabet, B, /. See B, and cf. etymology of Alphabet.

catallactanoun (n. pl.) A division of Protozoa, of which Magosphaera is the type. They exist both in a myxopod state, with branched pseudopodia, and in the form of ciliated bodies united in free, spherical colonies.

caudatanoun (n. pl.) See Urodela.

cephalatanoun (n. pl.) A large division of Mollusca, including all except the bivalves; -- so called because the head is distinctly developed. See Illustration in Appendix.

chartanoun (n.) Material on which instruments, books, etc., are written; parchment or paper.
 noun (n.) A charter or deed; a writing by which a grant is made. See Magna Charta.

chilostomatanoun (n. pl.) An extensive suborder of marine Bryozoa, mostly with calcareous shells. They have a movable lip and a lid to close the aperture of the cells.

chirettanoun (n.) A plant (Agathotes Chirayta) found in Northern India, having medicinal properties to the gentian, and esteemed as a tonic and febrifuge.

chordatanoun (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of animals including all Vertebrata together with the Tunicata, or all those having a dorsal nervous cord.

cicutanoun (n.) a genus of poisonous umbelliferous plants, of which the water hemlock or cowbane is best known.

ciliatanoun (n. pl.) One of the orders of Infusoria, characterized by having cilia. In some species the cilia cover the body generally, in others they form a band around the mouth.

cirrobranchiatanoun (n. pl.) A division of Mollusca having slender, cirriform appendages near the mouth; the Scaphopoda.

coaitanoun (n.) The native name of certain South American monkeys of the genus Ateles, esp. A. paniscus. The black-faced coaita is Ateles ater. See Illustration in Appendix.

codettanoun (n.) A short passage connecting two sections, but not forming part of either; a short coda.

coelenteratanoun (n. pl.) A comprehensive group of Invertebrata, mostly marine, comprising the Anthozoa, Hydrozoa, and Ctenophora. The name implies that the stomach and body cavities are one. The group is sometimes enlarged so as to include the sponges.

comediettanoun (n.) A dramatic sketch; a brief comedy.

copelatanoun (n. pl.) See Larvalla.

cormophytanoun (n. pl.) A term proposed by Endlicher to include all plants with an axis containing vascular tissue and with foliage.

costanoun (n.) A rib of an animal or a human being.
 noun (n.) A rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib.
 noun (n.) The anterior rib in the wing of an insect.
 noun (n.) One of the riblike longitudinal ridges on the exterior of many corals.

craniotanoun (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of the Vertebrata, including all those that have a skull.

craspedotanoun (n. pl.) The hydroid or naked-eyed medusae. See Hydroidea.

crustanoun (n.) A crust or shell.
 noun (n.) A gem engraved, or a plate embossed in low relief, for inlaying a vase or other object.

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


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (at) - Words That Begins with at:


atenoun (n.) The goddess of mischievous folly; also, in later poets, the goddess of vengeance.
  () the preterit of Eat.
  (imp.) of Eat

atechnicadjective (a.) Without technical or artistic knowledge.

atelesnoun (n.) A genus of American monkeys with prehensile tails, and having the thumb wanting or rudimentary. See Spider monkey, and Coaita.

ateliernoun (n.) A workshop; a studio.

atellannoun (n.) A farcical drama performed at Atella.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Atella, in ancient Italy; as, Atellan plays; farcical; ribald.

athalamousadjective (a.) Not furnished with shields or beds for the spores, as the thallus of certain lichens.

athamauntnoun (n.) Adamant.

athanasianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria in the 4th century.

athanornoun (n.) A digesting furnace, formerly used by alchemists. It was so constructed as to maintain uniform and durable heat.

atheismnoun (n.) The disbelief or denial of the existence of a God, or supreme intelligent Being.
 noun (n.) Godlessness.

atheistnoun (n.) One who disbelieves or denies the existence of a God, or supreme intelligent Being.
 noun (n.) A godless person.

atheisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Atheistical

atheisticaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, implying, or containing, atheism; -- applied to things; as, atheistic doctrines, opinions, or books.
 adjective (a.) Disbelieving the existence of a God; impious; godless; -- applied to persons; as, an atheistic writer.

athelingnoun (n.) An Anglo-Saxon prince or nobleman; esp., the heir apparent or a prince of the royal family.

atheneumnoun (n.) Alt. of Athenaeum

athenaeumnoun (n.) A temple of Athene, at Athens, in which scholars and poets were accustomed to read their works and instruct students.
 noun (n.) A school founded at Rome by Hadrian.
 noun (n.) A literary or scientific association or club.
 noun (n.) A building or an apartment where a library, periodicals, and newspapers are kept for use.

atheniannoun (n.) A native or citizen of Athens.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Athens, the metropolis of Greece.

atheologicaladjective (a.) Opposed to theology; atheistic.

atheologynoun (n.) Antagonism to theology.

atheousadjective (a.) Atheistic; impious.
 adjective (a.) Without God, neither accepting nor denying him.

atherinenoun (n.) A small marine fish of the family Atherinidae, having a silvery stripe along the sides. The European species (Atherina presbyter) is used as food. The American species (Menidia notata) is called silversides and sand smelt. See Silversides.

athermancynoun (n.) Inability to transmit radiant heat; impermeability to heat.

athermanousadjective (a.) Not transmitting heat; -- opposed to diathermanous.

athermousadjective (a.) Athermanous.

atheroidadjective (a.) Shaped like an ear of grain.

atheromanoun (n.) An encysted tumor containing curdy matter.
 noun (n.) A disease characterized by thickening and fatty degeneration of the inner coat of the arteries.

atheromatousadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or having the nature of, atheroma.

athetosisnoun (n.) A variety of chorea, marked by peculiar tremors of the fingers and toes.

athirstadjective (a.) Wanting drink; thirsty.
 adjective (a.) Having a keen appetite or desire; eager; longing.

athletenoun (n.) One who contended for a prize in the public games of ancient Greece or Rome.
 noun (n.) Any one trained to contend in exercises requiring great physical agility and strength; one who has great activity and strength; a champion.
 noun (n.) One fitted for, or skilled in, intellectual contests; as, athletes of debate.

athleticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to athletes or to the exercises practiced by them; as, athletic games or sports.
 adjective (a.) Befitting an athlete; strong; muscular; robust; vigorous; as, athletic Celts.

athleticismnoun (n.) The practice of engaging in athletic games; athletism.

athleticsnoun (n.) The art of training by athletic exercises; the games and sports of athletes.

athletismnoun (n.) The state or practice of an athlete; the characteristics of an athlete.

atimynoun (n.) Public disgrace or stigma; infamy; loss of civil rights.

atlantaladjective (a.) Relating to the atlas.
 adjective (a.) Anterior; cephalic.

atlanteanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the isle Atlantis, which the ancients allege was sunk, and overwhelmed by the ocean.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, Atlas; strong.

atlantesnoun (n. pl.) Figures or half figures of men, used as columns to support an entablature; -- called also telamones. See Caryatides.

atlanticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Mt. Atlas in Libya, and hence applied to the ocean which lies between Europe and Africa on the east and America on the west; as, the Atlantic Ocean (called also the Atlantic); the Atlantic basin; the Atlantic telegraph.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the isle of Atlantis.
 adjective (a.) Descended from Atlas.

atlantidesnoun (n. pl.) The Pleiades or seven stars, fabled to have been the daughters of Atlas.

atlasnoun (n.) One who sustains a great burden.
 noun (n.) The first vertebra of the neck, articulating immediately with the skull, thus sustaining the globe of the head, whence the name.
 noun (n.) A collection of maps in a volume
 noun (n.) A volume of plates illustrating any subject.
 noun (n.) A work in which subjects are exhibited in a tabular from or arrangement; as, an historical atlas.
 noun (n.) A large, square folio, resembling a volume of maps; -- called also atlas folio.
 noun (n.) A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n.
 noun (n.) A rich kind of satin manufactured in India.

atmidometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the evaporation from water, ice, or snow.

atmonoun (n.) The standard atmospheric pressure used in certain physical measurements calculations; conventionally, that pressure under which the barometer stands at 760 millimeters, at a temperature of 0 Centigrade, at the level of the sea, and in the latitude of Paris.

atmologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Atmological

atmologicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to atmology.

atmologistnoun (n.) One who is versed in atmology.

atmologynoun (n.) That branch of science which treats of the laws and phenomena of aqueous vapor.

atmolysisnoun (n.) The act or process of separating mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances.

atmolyzationnoun (n.) Separation by atmolysis.

atmolyzernoun (n.) An apparatus for effecting atmolysis.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ATA:

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

amoebeanoun (n. pl.) That division of the Rhizopoda which includes the amoeba and similar forms.

amorosanoun (n.) A wanton woman; a courtesan.

amorphanoun (n.) A genus of leguminous shrubs, having long clusters of purple flowers; false or bastard indigo.

amorphozoanoun (n. pl.) Animals without a mouth or regular internal organs, as the sponges.

amphibianoun (n. pl.) One of the classes of vertebrates.
  (pl. ) of Amphibium