Name Report For First Name ALIS:


First name ALIS's origin is Arthurian Legend. ALIS means "brother of cliges (twelfth century)". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ALIS below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of alis.(Brown names are of the same origin (Arthurian Legend) with ALIS and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ALIS - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ALIS


kaliska salisbury balisarda alisa alise alisha alissa alisse alisz analise annalisa annalise ayalisse calissa calista chalise chimalis dalis idalis kalista talisha yalissa alison alistair alistaire alister macalister mikhalis alisanne

NAMES RHYMING WITH ALÝS (According to last letters):

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

sulis flordelis amaryllis lilis eblis felis willis vasilis ailis arelis dallis eilis hollis phyllis tallis yaelis aineislis brandelis colis ellis julis karlis olis wallis vallis collis phylis phillis lillis marlis silis elis iblis

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

garmangabis bilqis lamis isis lapis memphis theoris thermuthis aldis aigneis beitris leitis alcestis aleris artemis briseis chloris chryseis clematis coronis cypris doris eldoris eris eudosis iris lachesis lais lycoris lyris metis nemesis persis symaethis thais themis thetis jyotis hausis nokomis busiris damis dassais yunis anis idris rais avedis bleoberis maris naois kramoris joris amenophis anubis apis apophis onuris osiris serapis alois acis adonis aegis attis baucis calais

NAMES RHYMING WITH ALÝS (According to first letters):

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

ali alia alice aliceson alicia alicyn alida alieah aliikai alijha alim alima alin alina aline alinn alita alitash alitza alivia alix alixandra alixandre aliya aliyana aliyn aliyy aliz aliza alizah alize

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

al-ahmar al-asfan al-ashab al-fadee al-fahl al-hadiye al-sham ala' alacoque aladdin alafin alahhaois alai alaia alain alaina alaine alair alala alalim alamea alameda alan alana alandra alane alani alanna alannah alano alanson alanza alanzo alaqua alard alaric alarica alarice alarick alarico alarik alasda alasdair alastair alaster alastor alastrina alastrine alastriona alaula alawa alayla alayna alayne alaysha alayziah alba albaric albe alberga albern albert alberta alberteen albertina albertine alberto albertyna albertyne


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

abantiades abbas abderus abdul-quddus abracomas absyrtus abydos acastus acestes achaius achates achelous achilles aconteus acrisius addis adkins admetus adolphus adrastus aeacus aeetes aegeus aegisthus aegyptus aeneas aengus aeolus aesculapius agamedes agestes aglauros agnes aidoios aindreas airleas akins albinus alcides alcinoos alcinous alcyoneus aldous aldus aldys alemannus alexis alexys alliss almas aloeus alpheus alphonsus alvis alys alyss alyxis amaris ambros ambrosius ambrus americus ames amos amphiaraus amycus anais anastasios anastasius ancaeus anchises anders andreas andres androgeus anghus anglides angus anlicnes annis annys antaeus anteros antfortas antilochus antinous antiphates antropas aonghas aonghus apsaras aramis arcas archemorus ardys ares argos argus aries ariss

English Words Rhyming ALIS


accidentalismnoun (n.) Accidental character or effect.

acephalistnoun (n.) One who acknowledges no head or superior.

actualistnoun (n.) One who deals with or considers actually existing facts and conditions, rather than fancies or theories; -- opposed to idealist.

agriculturalistnoun (n.) An agriculturist (which is the preferred form.)

alisandersnoun (n.) A name given to two species of the genus Smyrnium, formerly cultivated and used as celery now is; -- called also horse parsely.

aliseptaladjective (a.) Relating to expansions of the nasal septum.

alishadjective (a.) Like ale; as, an alish taste.

alisphenoidnoun (n.) The alisphenoid bone.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Alisphenoidal

alisphenoidaladjective (a.) Pertaining to or forming the wing of the sphenoid; relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid; as, alisphenoid bone; alisphenoid canal.

allodialismnoun (n.) The allodial system.

allodialistnoun (n.) One who holds allodial land.

animalishadjective (a.) Like an animal.

animalismnoun (n.) The state, activity, or enjoyment of animals; mere animal life without intellectual or moral qualities; sensuality.

annalistnoun (n.) A writer of annals.

annalisticadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.

annualistnoun (n.) One who writes for, or who edits, an annual.

anomalismnoun (n.) An anomaly; a deviation from rule.

anomalisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Anomalistical

anomalisticaladjective (a.) Irregular; departing from common or established rules.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.

antisocialistnoun (n.) One opposed to the doctrines and practices of socialists or socialism.

apocryphalistnoun (n.) One who believes in, or defends, the Apocrypha.

arbalistnoun (n.) A crossbow, consisting of a steel bow set in a shaft of wood, furnished with a string and a trigger, and a mechanical device for bending the bow. It served to throw arrows, darts, bullets, etc.

arbalisternoun (n.) A crossbowman.

arcubalistnoun (n.) A crossbow.

arcubalisternoun (n.) A crossbowman; one who used the arcubalist.

baalismnoun (n.) Worship of Baal; idolatry.

baalistnoun (n.) Alt. of Baalite

balisaurnoun (n.) A badgerlike animal of India (Arcionyx collaris).

balisternoun (n.) A crossbow.

balistoidadjective (a.) Like a fish of the genus Balistes; of the family Balistidae. See Filefish.

balistrarianoun (n.) A narrow opening, often cruciform, through which arrows might be discharged.

bilingualismnoun (n.) Quality of being bilingual.

biliteralismnoun (n.) The property or state of being biliteral.

brachycephalismnoun (n.) The state or condition of being brachycephalic; shortness of head.

brutalismnoun (n.) Brutish quality; brutality.

cabalismnoun (n.) The secret science of the cabalists.
 noun (n.) A superstitious devotion to the mysteries of the religion which one professes.

cabalistnoun (n.) One versed in the cabala, or the mysteries of Jewish traditions.

cabalisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Cabalistical

cabalisticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the cabala; containing or conveying an occult meaning; mystic.

calistheneumnoun (n.) A gymnasium; esp. one for light physical exercise by women and children.

calisthenisadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to calisthenics.

calisthenicsnoun (n.) The science, art, or practice of healthful exercise of the body and limbs, to promote strength and gracefulness; light gymnastics.

cameralisticadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to finance and public revenue.

cameralisticsnoun (n.) The science of finance or public revenue.

cannibalismnoun (n.) The act or practice of eating human flesh by mankind. Hence; Murderous cruelty; barbarity.

capitalistnoun (n.) One who has capital; one who has money for investment, or money invested; esp. a person of large property, which is employed in business.

carnalismnoun (n.) The state of being carnal; carnality; sensualism.

carnalistnoun (n.) A sensualist.

casualismnoun (n.) The doctrine that all things exist or are controlled by chance.

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

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

acropolisnoun (n.) The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city; especially, the citadel of Athens.

allisnoun (n.) The European shad (Clupea vulgaris); allice shad. See Alose.

amaryllisnoun (n.) A pastoral sweetheart.
 noun (n.) A family of plants much esteemed for their beauty, including the narcissus, jonquil, daffodil, agave, and others.
 noun (n.) A genus of the same family, including the Belladonna lily.

anolisnoun (n.) A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanidae. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.

bolisnoun (n.) A meteor or brilliant shooting star, followed by a train of light or sparks; esp. one which explodes.

caulisnoun (n.) An herbaceous or woody stem which bears leaves, and may bear flowers.

chablisnoun (n.) A white wine made near Chablis, a town in France.
 noun (n.) a white wine resembling Chablis{1}, but made elsewhere, as in California.

challisnoun (n.) A soft and delicate woolen, or woolen and silk, fabric, for ladies' dresses.

chrysalisnoun (n.) The pupa state of certain insects, esp. of butterflies, from which the perfect insect emerges. See Pupa, and Aurelia (a).

cullisnoun (n.) A strong broth of meat, strained and made clear for invalids; also, a savory jelly.
 noun (n.) A gutter in a roof; a channel or groove.

digitalisnoun (n.) A genus of plants including the foxglove.
 noun (n.) The dried leaves of the purple foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), used in heart disease, disturbance of the circulation, etc.

eblisnoun (n.) The prince of the evil spirits; Satan.

eolisnoun (n.) A genus of nudibranch mollusks having clusters of branchial papillae along the back. See Ceratobranchia.

epulisnoun (n.) A hard tumor developed from the gums.

eristalisnoun (n.) A genus of dipterous insects whose young (called rat-tailed larvae) are remarkable for their long tapering tail, which spiracles at the tip, and for their ability to live in very impure and salt waters; -- also called drone fly.

felisnoun (n.) A genus of carnivorous mammals, including the domestic cat, the lion, tiger, panther, and similar animals.

hamamelisnoun (n.) A genus of plants which includes the witch-hazel (Hamamelis Virginica), a preparation of which is used medicinally.

hemerocallisnoun (n.) A genus of plants, some species of which are cultivated for their beautiful flowers; day lily.

machicoulisnoun (n.) Same as Machicolation.

megalopolisnoun (n.) A chief city; a metropolis.

megapolisnoun (n.) A metropolis.

metropolisnoun (n.) The mother city; the chief city of a kingdom, state, or country.
 noun (n.) The seat, or see, of the metropolitan, or highest church dignitary.

mirabilisnoun (n.) A genus of plants. See Four-o'clock.

necropolisnoun (n.) A city of the dead; a name given by the ancients to their cemeteries, and sometimes applied to modern burial places; a graveyard.

oxalisnoun (n.) A genus of plants, mostly herbs, with acid-tasting trifoliolate or multifoliolate leaves; -- called also wood sorrel.

peplisnoun (n.) A genus of plants including water purslane.

portcullisnoun (n.) A grating of iron or of timbers pointed with iron, hung over the gateway of a fortress, to be let down to prevent the entrance of an enemy.
 noun (n.) An English coin of the reign of Elizabeth, struck for the use of the East India Company; -- so called from its bearing the figure of a portcullis on the reverse.
 verb (v. t.) To obstruct with, or as with, a portcullis; to shut; to bar.

propolisnoun (n.) Same as Bee glue, under Bee.

siphilisnoun (n.) Syphilis.

syphilisnoun (n.) The pox, or venereal disease; a chronic, specific, infectious disease, usually communicated by sexual intercourse or by hereditary transmission, and occurring in three stages known as primary, secondary, and tertiary syphilis. See under Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary.

torticollisnoun (n.) See Wryneck.

trellisnoun (n.) A structure or frame of crossbarred work, or latticework, used for various purposes, as for screens or for supporting plants.

tallisnoun (n.) Same as Tallith.

totalisadjective (a.) The total.

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

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

alilonghinoun (n.) The tunny. See Albicore.

aliasnoun (n.) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
 noun (n.) Another name; an assumed name.
 adverb (adv.) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
 adverb (adv.) At another time.

alibinoun (n.) The plea or mode of defense under which a person on trial for a crime proves or attempts to prove that he was in another place when the alleged act was committed; as, to set up an alibi; to prove an alibi.

alibilitynoun (n.) Quality of being alible.

alibleadjective (a.) Nutritive; nourishing.

alicantnoun (n.) A kind of wine, formerly much esteemed; -- said to have been made near Alicant, in Spain.

alidadenoun (n.) The portion of a graduated instrument, as a quadrant or astrolabe, carrying the sights or telescope, and showing the degrees cut off on the arc of the instrument

aliennoun (n.) A foreigner; one owing allegiance, or belonging, to another country; a foreign-born resident of a country in which he does not possess the privileges of a citizen. Hence, a stranger. See Alienage.
 noun (n.) One excluded from certain privileges; one alienated or estranged; as, aliens from God's mercies.
 adjective (a.) Not belonging to the same country, land, or government, or to the citizens or subjects thereof; foreign; as, alien subjects, enemies, property, shores.
 adjective (a.) Wholly different in nature; foreign; adverse; inconsistent (with); incongruous; -- followed by from or sometimes by to; as, principles alien from our religion.
 verb (v. t.) To alienate; to estrange; to transfer, as property or ownership.

alienabilitynoun (n.) Capability of being alienated.

alienableadjective (a.) Capable of being alienated, sold, or transferred to another; as, land is alienable according to the laws of the state.

alienagenoun (n.) The state or legal condition of being an alien.
 noun (n.) The state of being alienated or transferred to another.

alienatenoun (n.) A stranger; an alien.
 adjective (a.) Estranged; withdrawn in affection; foreign; -- with from.
 verb (v. t.) To convey or transfer to another, as title, property, or right; to part voluntarily with ownership of.
 verb (v. t.) To withdraw, as the affections; to make indifferent of averse, where love or friendship before subsisted; to estrange; to wean; -- with from.

alienatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alienate

alienationnoun (n.) The act of alienating, or the state of being alienated.
 noun (n.) A transfer of title, or a legal conveyance of property to another.
 noun (n.) A withdrawing or estrangement, as of the affections.
 noun (n.) Mental alienation; derangement of the mental faculties; insanity; as, alienation of mind.

alienatornoun (n.) One who alienates.

alieneenoun (n.) One to whom the title of property is transferred; -- opposed to alienor.

alienismnoun (n.) The status or legal condition of an alien; alienage.
 noun (n.) The study or treatment of diseases of the mind.

alienistnoun (n.) One who treats diseases of the mind.

alienornoun (n.) One who alienates or transfers property to another.

aliethmoidadjective (a.) Alt. of Aliethmoidal

aliethmoidaladjective (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the ethmoid bone or cartilage.

aliferousadjective (a.) Having wings, winged; aligerous.

aliformadjective (a.) Wing-shaped; winglike.

aligerousadjective (a.) Having wings; winged.

alightingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alight

alightadjective (a.) Lighted; lighted up; in a flame.
 verb (v. i.) To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.
 verb (v. i.) To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop; as, a flying bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a roof.
 verb (v. i.) To come or chance (upon).

alignmentnoun (n.) The act of adjusting to a line; arrangement in a line or lines; the state of being so adjusted; a formation in a straight line; also, the line of adjustment; esp., an imaginary line to regulate the formation of troops or of a squadron.
 noun (n.) The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.

alikeadjective (a.) Having resemblance or similitude; similar; without difference.
 adverb (adv.) In the same manner, form, or degree; in common; equally; as, we are all alike concerned in religion.

alimentnoun (n.) That which nourishes; food; nutriment; anything which feeds or adds to a substance in natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of support.
 noun (n.) An allowance for maintenance.
 verb (v. t.) To nourish; to support.
 verb (v. t.) To provide for the maintenance of.

alimentaladjective (a.) Supplying food; having the quality of nourishing; furnishing the materials for natural growth; as, alimental sap.

alimentarinessnoun (n.) The quality of being alimentary; nourishing quality.

alimentaryadjective (a.) Pertaining to aliment or food, or to the function of nutrition; nutritious; alimental; as, alimentary substances.

alimentationnoun (n.) The act or process of affording nutriment; the function of the alimentary canal.
 noun (n.) State or mode of being nourished.

alimentivenessnoun (n.) The instinct or faculty of appetite for food.

alimoniousadjective (a.) Affording food; nourishing.

alimonynoun (n.) Maintenance; means of living.
 noun (n.) An allowance made to a wife out of her husband's estate or income for her support, upon her divorce or legal separation from him, or during a suit for the same.

alinasaladjective (a.) Pertaining to expansions of the nasal bone or cartilage.

alineationnoun (n.) See Allineation.
 noun (n.) Alignment; position in a straight line, as of two planets with the sun.

alinementnoun (n.) Same as Alignment.

alinernoun (n.) One who adjusts things to a line or lines or brings them into line.

aliothnoun (n.) A star in the tail of the Great Bear, the one next the bowl in the Dipper.

alipednoun (n.) An animal whose toes are connected by a membrane, serving for a wing, as the bat.
 adjective (a.) Wing-footed, as the bat.

aliquantadjective (a.) An aliquant part of a number or quantity is one which does not divide it without leaving a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquant part of 16. Opposed to aliquot.

aliquotadjective (a.) An aliquot part of a number or quantity is one which will divide it without a remainder; thus, 5 is an aliquot part of 15. Opposed to aliquant.

alitrunknoun (n.) The segment of the body of an insect to which the wings are attached; the thorax.

aliturgicaladjective (a.) Applied to those days when the holy sacrifice is not offered.

aliveadjective (a.) Having life, in opposition to dead; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; as, an animal or a plant which is alive.
 adjective (a.) In a state of action; in force or operation; unextinguished; unexpired; existent; as, to keep the fire alive; to keep the affections alive.
 adjective (a.) Exhibiting the activity and motion of many living beings; swarming; thronged.
 adjective (a.) Sprightly; lively; brisk.
 adjective (a.) Having susceptibility; easily impressed; having lively feelings, as opposed to apathy; sensitive.
 adjective (a.) Of all living (by way of emphasis).

alizarinoun (n.) The madder of the Levant.

alizarinnoun (n.) A coloring principle, C14H6O2(OH)2, found in madder, and now produced artificially from anthracene. It produces the Turkish reds.

aliphaticadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, fat; fatty; -- applied to compounds having an openc-hain structure. The aliphatic compounds thus include not only the fatty acids and other derivatives of the paraffin hydrocarbons, but also unsaturated compounds, as the ethylene and acetylene series.


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

abaciscusnoun (n.) One of the tiles or squares of a tessellated pavement; an abaculus.

abaculusnoun (n.) A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.

abacusnoun (n.) A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.
 noun (n.) A calculating table or frame; an instrument for performing arithmetical calculations by balls sliding on wires, or counters in grooves, the lowest line representing units, the second line, tens, etc. It is still employed in China.
 noun (n.) The uppermost member or division of the capital of a column, immediately under the architrave. See Column.
 noun (n.) A tablet, panel, or compartment in ornamented or mosaic work.
 noun (n.) A board, tray, or table, divided into perforated compartments, for holding cups, bottles, or the like; a kind of cupboard, buffet, or sideboard.

abassisnoun (n.) A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents.

abatisnoun (n.) Alt. of Abattis

abattisnoun (n.) A means of defense formed by felled trees, the ends of whose branches are sharpened and directed outwards, or against the enemy.

abbessnoun (n.) A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

abdominalesnoun (n. pl.) A group including the greater part of fresh-water fishes, and many marine ones, having the ventral fins under the abdomen behind the pectorals.
  (pl. ) of Abdominal

abdominousadjective (a.) Having a protuberant belly; pot-bellied.

abiesnoun (n.) A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus.

abiogenesisnoun (n.) The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation; -- called also abiogeny, and opposed to biogenesis.

abiogenousadjective (a.) Produced by spontaneous generation.

abjectednessnoun (n.) A very abject or low condition; abjectness.

abjectnessnoun (n.) The state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility.

ablatitiousadjective (a.) Diminishing; as, an ablatitious force.

ablenessnoun (n.) Ability of body or mind; force; vigor.

abnormousadjective (a.) Abnormal; irregular.

abomasusnoun (n.) The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach omasum. See Ruminantia.

abominablenessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being abominable; odiousness.

aboriginesnoun (n. pl.) The earliest known inhabitants of a country; native races.
 noun (n. pl.) The original fauna and flora of a geographical area

abortivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being abortive.

abraum saltsnoun (n.) A red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium.

abraxasnoun (n.) A mystical word used as a charm and engraved on gems among the ancients; also, a gem stone thus engraved.

abruptnessnoun (n.) The state of being abrupt or broken; craggedness; ruggedness; steepness.
 noun (n.) Suddenness; unceremonious haste or vehemence; as, abruptness of style or manner.

abscessnoun (n.) A collection of pus or purulent matter in any tissue or organ of the body, the result of a morbid process.

abscissnoun (n.) See Abscissa.

absentaneousadjective (a.) Pertaining to absence.

absentnessnoun (n.) The quality of being absent-minded.

absisnoun (n.) See Apsis.

absolutenessnoun (n.) The quality of being absolute; independence of everything extraneous; unlimitedness; absolute power; independent reality; positiveness.

absonousadjective (a.) Discordant; inharmonious; incongruous.

absorptivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being absorptive; absorptive power.

abstemiousadjective (a.) Abstaining from wine.
 adjective (a.) Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions.
 adjective (a.) Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation; as, an abstemious diet.
 adjective (a.) Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life.
 adjective (a.) Promotive of abstemiousness.

abstemiousnessnoun (n.) The quality of being abstemious, temperate, or sparing in the use of food and strong drinks. It expresses a greater degree of abstinence than temperance.

abstentiousadjective (a.) Characterized by abstinence; self-restraining.

abstersivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being abstersive.

abstractednessnoun (n.) The state of being abstracted; abstract character.

abstractitiousadjective (a.) Obtained from plants by distillation.

abstractivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being abstractive; abstractive property.

abstractnessnoun (n.) The quality of being abstract.

abstrusenessnoun (n.) The quality of being abstruse; difficulty of apprehension.

absurdnessnoun (n.) Absurdity.

abusivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being abusive; rudeness of language, or violence to the person.

abyssnoun (n.) A bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable, and, specifically, hell, or the bottomless pit.
 noun (n.) Infinite time; a vast intellectual or moral depth.
 noun (n.) The center of an escutcheon.

academicalsnoun (n. pl.) The articles of dress prescribed and worn at some colleges and universities.

acalysinousadjective (a.) Without a calyx, or outer floral envelope.

acanthaceousadjective (a.) Armed with prickles, as a plant.
 adjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the acanthus is the type.

acanthocarpousadjective (a.) Having the fruit covered with spines.

acanthocephalousadjective (a.) Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.

acanthophorousadjective (a.) Spine-bearing.

acanthopodiousadjective (a.) Having spinous petioles.

acanthopterousadjective (a.) Spiny-winged.
 adjective (a.) Acanthopterygious.

acanthopterygiousadjective (a.) Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.

acanthusnoun (n.) A genus of herbaceous prickly plants, found in the south of Europe, Asia Minor, and India; bear's-breech.
 noun (n.) An ornament resembling the foliage or leaves of the acanthus (Acanthus spinosus); -- used in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders.

acarpellousadjective (a.) Having no carpels.

acarpousadjective (a.) Not producing fruit; unfruitful.

acarusnoun (n.) A genus including many species of small mites.

acatesnoun (n. pl.) See Cates.

acaulousadjective (a.) Same as Acaulescent.

accentlessadjective (a.) Without accent.

acceptablenessnoun (n.) The quality of being acceptable, or suitable to be favorably received; acceptability.

accessnoun (n.) A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
 noun (n.) The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
 noun (n.) Admission to sexual intercourse.
 noun (n.) Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]
 noun (n.) An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
 noun (n.) A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.

accessarinessnoun (n.) The state of being accessary.

accessorinessnoun (n.) The state of being accessory, or connected subordinately.

accidentalnessnoun (n.) The quality of being accidental; casualness.

accipitresnoun (n. pl.) The order that includes rapacious birds. They have a hooked bill, and sharp, strongly curved talons. There are three families, represented by the vultures, the falcons or hawks, and the owls.
  (pl. ) of Accipiter

accismusnoun (n.) Affected refusal; coyness.

acclivitousadjective (a.) Acclivous.

acclivousadjective (a.) Sloping upward; rising as a hillside; -- opposed to declivous.

accommodablenessnoun (n.) The quality or condition of being accommodable.

accommodatenessnoun (n.) Fitness.

accountable nessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being accountable; accountability.

accoutermentsnoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Accoutrements

accoutrementsnoun (n. pl.) Dress; trappings; equipment; specifically, the devices and equipments worn by soldiers.

accuratenessnoun (n.) The state or quality of being accurate; accuracy; exactness; nicety; precision.

accustomednessnoun (n.) Habituation.

acephalousadjective (a.) Headless.
 adjective (a.) Without a distinct head; -- a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
 adjective (a.) Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
 adjective (a.) Without a leader or chief.
 adjective (a.) Wanting the beginning.
 adjective (a.) Deficient and the beginning, as a line of poetry.

acerousadjective (a.) Same as Acerose.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of tentacles, as certain mollusks.
 adjective (a.) Without antennae, as some insects.

acetabuliferousadjective (a.) Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc.

acetariousadjective (a.) Used in salads; as, acetarious plants.

acetousadjective (a.) Having a sour taste; sour; acid.
 adjective (a.) Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, acetous fermentation.

achilousadjective (a.) Without a lip.

achlamydeousadjective (a.) Naked; having no floral envelope, neither calyx nor corolla.

acholousadjective (a.) Lacking bile.

achroousadjective (a.) Colorless; achromatic.

achylousadjective (a.) Without chyle.

achymousadjective (a.) Without chyme.

acidiferousadjective (a.) Containing or yielding an acid.

acidnessnoun (n.) Acidity; sourness.

acidulousadjective (a.) Slightly sour; sub-acid; sourish; as, an acidulous tincture.

acinaceousadjective (a.) Containing seeds or stones of grapes, or grains like them.

acinacesnoun (n.) A short sword or saber.

acinousadjective (a.) Consisting of acini, or minute granular concretions; as, acinose or acinous glands.

acinusnoun (n.) One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc.
 noun (n.) A grapestone.
 noun (n.) One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland.

acondylousadjective (a.) Being without joints; jointless.

acontiasnoun (n.) Anciently, a snake, called dart snake; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards.

acotyledonousadjective (a.) Having no seed lobes, as the dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.

acousticsnoun (n.) The science of sounds, teaching their nature, phenomena, and laws.

acquaintednessnoun (n.) State of being acquainted; degree of acquaintance.

acquisitivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being acquisitive; propensity to acquire property; desire of possession.
 noun (n.) The faculty to which the phrenologists attribute the desire of acquiring and possessing.