Name Report For First Name PENTHEUS:


First name PENTHEUS's origin is Greek. PENTHEUS means "myth name (a king of thebes)". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with PENTHEUS below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of pentheus.(Brown names are of the same origin (Greek) with PENTHEUS and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with PENTHEUS - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming PENTHEUS



NAMES RHYMING WITH PENTHEUS (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 7 Letters (entheus) - Names That Ends with entheus:

Rhyming Names According to Last 6 Letters (ntheus) - Names That Ends with ntheus:

Rhyming Names According to Last 5 Letters (theus) - Names That Ends with theus:

erechtheus eurystheus pittheus prometheus

Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (heus) - Names That Ends with heus:

alpheus cepheus orpheus

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

enygeus caeneus thaddeus batholomeus lorineus aconteus aegeus alcyoneus aloeus ancaeus androgeus antaeus aristaeus atreus briareus capaneus celeus coeus corineus epopeus eubuleus eumaeus hyrieus idomeneus lynceus menoeceus neleus nereus obiareus odysseus oeneus peleus peneus proteus salmoneus tereus theseus toxeus tydeus tyndareus zeus asayleus inteus zacchaeus typhoeus phineus perseus clamedeus

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

el-nefous cestus iasius lotus negus maccus dabbous dassous fanous abdul-quddus boulus butrus yunus dryhus bagdemagus brademagus isdernus peredurus britomartus luxovious nemausus ondrus argus ambrosius basilius bonifacius cecilius clementius egidius eugenius eustatius theodorus darius horus aldous brutus cassibellaunus guiderius ferragus marsilius senapus brus marcus seorus alemannus

NAMES RHYMING WITH PENTHEUS (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 7 Letters (pentheu) - Names That Begins with pentheu:

Rhyming Names According to First 6 Letters (penthe) - Names That Begins with penthe:

penthea penthesilea

Rhyming Names According to First 5 Letters (penth) - Names That Begins with penth:


Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (pent) - Names That Begins with pent:


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

penarddun penda pendaran pendewe pendragon penelope penina peninah penleigh penley penn pennlea pennleah penny penrith penrod pensee

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

peace peada peadar pearce pearroc pearson pedar pedra pedrine pedro peer peg pegasus pegeen peggy peigi peirce peisistratus pekar pekka pelagia pelias pelicia pell pellam pellanor pellean pelleas pelles pellinore pelltun pelopia pelops pemphredo pemton peony pepe pephredo pepik pepillo pepin pepita pepper pepperell peppi peppin per perahta perceval percival percy percyvelle perdix peredur peredwus peregrine perekin pereteanu perfecta pericles perke perkin perkins perkinson pernel pernell perren perrin perris perry perryn persephone persephonie persis persius pert perth perye perzsi


First Names which starts with 'pen' and ends with 'eus':

First Names which starts with 'pe' and ends with 'us':


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

palamedes palomydes palsmedes panagiotis pancratius pandareos pandarus paris parkins parmis parthenios patroclus phantasos phelps phemius pheobus philips phillips phillis philoctetes philoetius phineas phinees phorbas phorbus phorcys phrixus phylis phyllis piaras piers pinochos pirithous pityocamptes pius plexippus plutus polites polydamas polydeuces polydorus polyeidus polynices polyphemus pontus prasutagus prentiss priapus procrustes proinsias prokopios protesilaus pslomydes psusennes pules pylades pyramus pyrrhus

English Words Rhyming PENTHEUS


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

Rhyming Words According to Last 7 Letters (entheus) - English Words That Ends with entheus:

Rhyming Words According to Last 6 Letters (ntheus) - English Words That Ends with ntheus:

Rhyming Words According to Last 5 Letters (theus) - English Words That Ends with theus:

prometheusnoun (n.) The son of Iapetus (one of the Titans) and Clymene, fabled by the poets to have surpassed all mankind in knowledge, and to have formed men of clay to whom he gave life by means of fire stolen from heaven. Jupiter, being angry at this, sent Mercury to bind Prometheus to Mount Caucasus, where a vulture preyed upon his liver.

Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (heus) - English Words That Ends with heus:

archeusnoun (n.) The vital principle or force which (according to the Paracelsians) presides over the growth and continuation of living beings; the anima mundi or plastic power of the old philosophers.

cepheusnoun (n.) A northern constellation near the pole. Its head, which is in the Milky Way, is marked by a triangle formed by three stars of the fourth magnitude. See Cassiopeia.

corypheusnoun (n.) The conductor, chief, or leader of the dramatic chorus; hence, the chief or leader of a party or interest.

morpheusnoun (n.) The god of dreams.

orpheusnoun (n.) The famous mythic Thracian poet, son of the Muse Calliope, and husband of Eurydice. He is reputed to have had power to entrance beasts and inanimate objects by the music of his lyre.

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

aculeusnoun (n.) A prickle growing on the bark, as in some brambles and roses.
 noun (n.) A sting.

alveusnoun (n.) The channel of a river.

anconeusnoun (n.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.

caduceusnoun (n.) The official staff or wand of Hermes or Mercury, the messenger of the gods. It was originally said to be a herald's staff of olive wood, but was afterwards fabled to have two serpents coiled about it, and two wings at the top.

cereusnoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Cactus family. They are natives of America, from California to Chili.

choreusnoun (n.) Alt. of Choree

clypeusnoun (n.) The frontal plate of the head of an insect.

coccosteusnoun (n.) An extinct genus of Devonian ganoid fishes, having the broad plates about the head studded with berrylike tubercles.

coleusnoun (n.) A plant of several species of the Mint family, cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.

glutaeusnoun (n.) The great muscle of the buttock in man and most mammals, and the corresponding muscle in many lower animals.

gluteusnoun (n.) Same as Glut/us.

ileusnoun (n.) A morbid condition due to intestinal obstruction. It is characterized by complete constipation, with griping pains in the abdomen, which is greatly distended, and in the later stages by vomiting of fecal matter. Called also ileac, / iliac, passion.

malleusnoun (n.) The outermost of the three small auditory bones, ossicles; the hammer. It is attached to the tympanic membrane by a long process, the handle or manubrium. See Illust. of Far.
 noun (n.) One of the hard lateral pieces of the mastax of Rotifera. See Mastax.
 noun (n.) A genus of bivalve shells; the hammer shell.

nucleusnoun (n.) A kernel; hence, a central mass or point about which matter is gathered, or to which accretion is made; the central or material portion; -- used both literally and figuratively.
 noun (n.) The body or the head of a comet.
 noun (n.) An incipient ovule of soft cellular tissue.
 noun (n.) A whole seed, as contained within the seed coats.
 noun (n.) A body, usually spheroidal, in a cell or a protozoan, distinguished from the surrounding protoplasm by a difference in refrangibility and in behavior towards chemical reagents. It is more or less protoplasmic, and consists of a clear fluid (achromatin) through which extends a network of fibers (chromatin) in which may be suspended a second rounded body, the nucleolus (see Nucleoplasm). See Cell division, under Division.
 noun (n.) The tip, or earliest part, of a univalve or bivalve shell.
 noun (n.) The central part around which additional growths are added, as of an operculum.
 noun (n.) A visceral mass, containing the stomach and other organs, in Tunicata and some mollusks.

paranucleusnoun (n.) Some as Nucleolus.

perseusnoun (n.) A Grecian legendary hero, son of Jupiter and Danae, who slew the Gorgon Medusa.
 noun (n.) A consellation of the northern hemisphere, near Taurus and Cassiopea. It contains a star cluster visible to the naked eye as a nebula.

pileusnoun (n.) A kind of skull cap of felt.
 noun (n.) The expanded upper portion of many of the fungi. See Mushroom.
 noun (n.) The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape.

pluteusnoun (n.) The free-swimming larva of sea urchins and ophiurans, having several long stiff processes inclosing calcareous rods.

pronucleusnoun (n.) One of the two bodies or nuclei (called male and female pronuclei) which unite to form the first segmentation nucleus of an impregnated ovum.

proteusnoun (n.) A sea god in the service of Neptune who assumed different shapes at will. Hence, one who easily changes his appearance or principles.
 noun (n.) A genus of aquatic eel-shaped amphibians found in caves in Austria. They have permanent external gills as well as lungs. The eyes are small and the legs are weak.
 noun (n.) A changeable protozoan; an amoeba.

reflueusadjective (a.) Refluent.

scarabaeusnoun (n.) Same as Scarab.
 noun (n.) A conventionalized representation of a beetle, with its legs held closely at its sides, carved in natural or made in baked clay, and commonly having an inscription on the flat underside.

trinucleusnoun (n.) A genus of Lower Silurian trilobites in which the glabella and cheeks form three rounded elevations on the head.

uraeusnoun (n.) A serpent, or serpent's head and neck, represented on the front of the headdresses of divinities and sovereigns as an emblem of supreme power.

zeusnoun (n.) The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.

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

Rhyming Words According to First 7 Letters (pentheu) - Words That Begins with pentheu:

Rhyming Words According to First 6 Letters (penthe) - Words That Begins with penthe:

Rhyming Words According to First 5 Letters (penth) - Words That Begins with penth:

penthousenoun (n.) A shed or roof sloping from the main wall or building, as over a door or window; a lean-to. Also figuratively.
 adjective (a.) Leaning; overhanging.

Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (pent) - Words That Begins with pent:

pentabasicadjective (a.) Capable of uniting with five molecules of a monacid base; having five acid hydrogen atoms capable of substitution by a basic radical; -- said of certain acids.

pentacapsularadjective (a.) Having five capsules.

pentacheniumnoun (n.) A dry fruit composed of five carpels, which are covered by an epigynous calyx and separate at maturity.

pentachloridenoun (n.) A chloride having five atoms of chlorine in each molecule.

pentachordnoun (n.) An ancient instrument of music with five strings.
 noun (n.) An order or system of five sounds.

pentacidadjective (a.) Capable of neutralizing, or combining with, five molecules of a monobasic acid; having five hydrogen atoms capable of substitution by acid residues; -- said of certain complex bases.

pentaclenoun (n.) A figure composed of two equilateral triangles intersecting so as to form a six-pointed star, -- used in early ornamental art, and also with superstitious import by the astrologers and mystics of the Middle Ages.

pentacoccousadjective (a.) Composed of five united carpels with one seed in each, as certain fruits.

pentaconternoun (n.) See Penteconter.

pentacrininnoun (n.) A red and purple pigment found in certain crinoids of the genus Pentacrinus.

pentacrinitenoun (n.) Any species of Pentacrinus.

pentacrinoidnoun (n.) An immature comatula when it is still attached by a stem, and thus resembles a Pentacrinus.

pentacrinusnoun (n.) A genus of large, stalked crinoids, of which several species occur in deep water among the West Indies and elsewhere.

pentacronnoun (n.) A solid having five summits or angular points.

pentacrosticnoun (n.) A set of verses so disposed that the name forming the subject of the acrostic occurs five times -- the whole set of verses being divided into five different parts from top to bottom.

pentadnoun (n.) Any element, atom, or radical, having a valence of five, or which can be combined with, substituted for, or compared with, five atoms of hydrogen or other monad; as, nitrogen is a pentad in the ammonium compounds.
 adjective (a.) Having the valence of a pentad.

pentadactyladjective (a.) Alt. of Pentadactyle

pentadactyleadjective (a.) Having five digits to the hand or foot.
 adjective (a.) Having five appendages resembling fingers or toes.

pentadactyloidadjective (a.) Having the form of, or a structure modified from, a pentadactyl limb.

pentadecanenoun (n.) A hydrocarbon of the paraffin series, (C15H32) found in petroleum, tar oil, etc., and obtained as a colorless liquid; -- so called from the fifteen carbon atoms in the molecule.

pentadecatoicadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, pentadecane, or designating an acid related to it.

pentadecylicadjective (a.) Same as Quindecylic.

pentadelphousadjective (a.) Having the stamens arranged in five clusters, those of each cluster having their filaments more or less united, as the flowers of the linden.

pentafidadjective (a.) Divided or cleft into five parts.

pentaglotnoun (n.) A work in five different tongues.

pentagonnoun (n.) A plane figure having five angles, and, consequently, five sides; any figure having five angles.

pentagonaladjective (a.) Having five corners or angles.

pentagonousadjective (a.) Pentagonal.

pentagramnoun (n.) A pentacle or a pentalpha.

pentagraphicadjective (a.) Alt. of Pentagraphical

pentagraphicaladjective (a.) Pantographic. See Pantograph.

pentagynianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean order of plants, having five styles or pistils.

pentagynianadjective (a.) Alt. of Pentagynous

pentagynousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to plants of the order Pentagyna; having five styles.

pentahedraladjective (a.) Having five sides; as, a pentahedral figure.

pentahedricaladjective (a.) Pentahedral.

pentahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure having five sides.

pentahedrousadjective (a.) Pentahedral.

pentailnoun (n.) A peculiar insectivore (Ptilocercus Lowii) of Borneo; -- so called from its very long, quill-shaped tail, which is scaly at the base and plumose at the tip.

pentalphanoun (n.) A five-pointed star, resembling five alphas joined at their bases; -- used as a symbol.

pentameranoun (n. pl.) An extensive division of Coleoptera, including those that normally have five-jointed tarsi. It embraces about half of all the known species of the Coleoptera.

pentamerannoun (n.) One of the Pentamera.

pentamerousadjective (a.) Divided into, or consisting of, five parts; also, arranged in sets, with five parts in each set, as a flower with five sepals, five petals, five, or twice five, stamens, and five pistils.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Pentamera.

pentamerusnoun (n.) A genus of extinct Paleozoic brachiopods, often very abundant in the Upper Silurian.

pentameternoun (n.) A verse of five feet.
 adjective (a.) Having five metrical feet.

pentamethylenenoun (n.) A hypothetical hydrocarbon, C5H10, metameric with the amylenes, and the nucleus of a large number of derivatives; -- so named because regarded as composed of five methylene residues. Cf. Trimethylene, and Tetramethylene.

pentandrianoun (n. pl.) A Linnaean class of plants having five separate stamens.

pentandrianadjective (a.) Alt. of Pentandrous

pentandrousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the class Pentadria; having five stamens.

pentanenoun (n.) Any one of the three metameric hydrocarbons, C5H12, of the methane or paraffin series. They are colorless, volatile liquids, two of which occur in petroleum. So called because of the five carbon atoms in the molecule.

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

pennoun (n.) A feather.
 noun (n.) A wing.
 noun (n.) An instrument used for writing with ink, formerly made of a reed, or of the quill of a goose or other bird, but now also of other materials, as of steel, gold, etc. Also, originally, a stylus or other instrument for scratching or graving.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A writer, or his style; as, he has a sharp pen.
 noun (n.) The internal shell of a squid.
 noun (n.) A female swan.
 noun (n. & v.) To shut up, as in a pen or cage; to confine in a small inclosure or narrow space; to coop up, or shut in; to inclose.
 noun (n.) A small inclosure; as, a pen for sheep or for pigs.
 verb (v. t.) To write; to compose and commit to paper; to indite; to compose; as, to pen a sonnet.

penningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pen
 noun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pen

penaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to punishment, to penalties, or to crimes and offenses; pertaining to criminal jurisprudence
 adjective (a.) Enacting or threatening punishment; as, a penal statue; the penal code.
 adjective (a.) Incurring punishment; subject to a penalty; as, a penalact of offense.
 adjective (a.) Inflicted as punishment; used as a means of punishment; as, a penal colony or settlement.

penalitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being penal; lability to punishment.

penaltynoun (n.) Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to the commission of a crime, offense, or trespass.
 noun (n.) The suffering, or the sum to be forfeited, to which a person subjects himself by covenant or agreement, in case of nonfulfillment of stipulations; forfeiture; fine.
 noun (n.) A handicap.

penancenoun (n.) Repentance.
 noun (n.) Pain; sorrow; suffering.
 noun (n.) A means of repairing a sin committed, and obtaining pardon for it, consisting partly in the performance of expiatory rites, partly in voluntary submission to a punishment corresponding to the transgression. Penance is the fourth of seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church.
 verb (v. t.) To impose penance; to punish.

penancelessadjective (a.) Free from penance.

penannularadjective (a.) Nearly annular; having nearly the form of a ring.

penaryadjective (a.) Penal.

penatesnoun (n. pl.) The household gods of the ancient Romans. They presided over the home and the family hearth. See Lar.

penauntnoun (n.) A penitent.

pencenoun (n.) pl. of Penny. See Penny.
  (pl. ) of Penny

pencelnoun (n.) A small, narrow flag or streamer borne at the top of a lance; -- called also pennoncel.

penchantnoun (n.) Inclination; decided taste; bias; as, a penchant for art.
 noun (n.) A game like bezique, or, in the game, any queen and jack of different suits held together.

penchutenoun (n.) See Penstock.

pencilnoun (n.) A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colors.
 noun (n.) A slender cylinder or strip of black lead, colored chalk, slate etc., or such a cylinder or strip inserted in a small wooden rod intended to be pointed, or in a case, which forms a handle, -- used for drawing or writing. See Graphite.
 noun (n.) Hence, figuratively, an artist's ability or peculiar manner; also, in general, the act or occupation of the artist, descriptive writer, etc.
 noun (n.) An aggregate or collection of rays of light, especially when diverging from, or converging to, a point.
 noun (n.) A number of lines that intersect in one point, the point of intersection being called the pencil point.
 noun (n.) A small medicated bougie.
 verb (v. t.) To write or mark with a pencil; to paint or to draw.

pencilingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pencil
 noun (n.) The work of the pencil or bruch; as, delicate penciling in a picture.
 noun (n.) Lines of white or black paint drawn along a mortar joint in a brick wall.

penciledadjective (a.) Painted, drawn, sketched, or marked with a pencil.
 adjective (a.) Radiated; having pencils of rays.
 adjective (a.) Marked with parallel or radiating lines.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Pencil

pencillateadjective (a.) Alt. of Pencillated

pencillatedadjective (a.) Shaped like a pencil; penicillate.

pencraftnoun (n.) Penmanship; skill in writing; chirography.
 noun (n.) The art of composing or writing; authorship.

pendnoun (n.) Oil cake; penock.
 verb (v. i.) To hang; to depend.
 verb (v. i.) To be undecided, or in process of adjustment.
 verb (v. t.) To pen; to confine.

pendingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pend
 adjective (a.) Not yet decided; in continuance; in suspense; as, a pending suit.
 prep (prep.) During; as, pending the trail.

pendantnoun (n.) Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental character; as to a chandelier or an eardrop; also, an appendix or addition, as to a book.
 noun (n.) A hanging ornament on roofs, ceilings, etc., much used in the later styles of Gothic architecture, where it is of stone, and an important part of the construction. There are imitations in plaster and wood, which are mere decorative features.
 noun (n.) One of a pair; a counterpart; as, one vase is the pendant to the other vase.
 noun (n.) A pendulum.
 noun (n.) The stem and ring of a watch, by which it is suspended.

pendencenoun (n.) Slope; inclination.

pendencynoun (n.) The quality or state of being pendent or suspended.
 noun (n.) The quality or state of being undecided, or in continuance; suspense; as, the pendency of a suit.

pendentadjective (a.) Supported from above; suspended; depending; pendulous; hanging; as, a pendent leaf.
 adjective (a.) Jutting over; projecting; overhanging.

pendentivenoun (n.) The portion of a vault by means of which the square space in the middle of a building is brought to an octagon or circle to receive a cupola.
 noun (n.) The part of a groined vault which is supported by, and springs from, one pier or corbel.

pendicenoun (n.) A sloping roof; a lean-to; a penthouse.

pendiclenoun (n.) An appendage; something dependent on another; an appurtenance; a pendant.

pendiclernoun (n.) An inferior tenant; one who rents a pendicle or croft.

pendragonnoun (n.) A chief leader or a king; a head; a dictator; -- a title assumed by the ancient British chiefs when called to lead other chiefs.

pendularadjective (a.) Pendulous.

pendulenoun (n.) A pendulum.

pendulinenoun (n.) A European titmouse (Parus, / Aegithalus, pendulinus). It is noted for its elegant pendulous purselike nest, made of the down of willow trees and lined with feathers.

pendulositynoun (n.) The state or quality of being pendulous.

pendulousadjective (a.) Depending; pendent loosely; hanging; swinging.
 adjective (a.) Wavering; unstable; doubtful.
 adjective (a.) Inclined or hanging downwards, as a flower on a recurved stalk, or an ovule which hangs from the upper part of the ovary.

pendulousnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being pendulous; the state of hanging loosely; pendulosity.

pendulumnoun (n.) A body so suspended from a fixed point as to swing freely to and fro by the alternate action of gravity and momentum. It is used to regulate the movements of clockwork and other machinery.

penelopenoun (n.) A genus of curassows, including the guans.

penetrabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being penetrable; susceptibility of being penetrated, entered, or pierced.

penetrableadjective (a.) Capable of being penetrated, entered, or pierced. Used also figuratively.

penetrailnoun (n.) Penetralia.

penetralianoun (n. pl.) The recesses, or innermost parts, of any thing or place, especially of a temple or palace.
 noun (n. pl.) Hidden things or secrets; privacy; sanctuary; as, the sacred penetralia of the home.

penetrancenoun (n.) Alt. of Penetrancy

penetrancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being penetrant; power of entering or piercing; penetrating power of quality; as, the penetrancy of subtile effluvia.

penetrantadjective (a.) Having power to enter or pierce; penetrating; sharp; subtile; as, penetrant cold.

penetratingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Penetrate
 adjective (a.) Having the power of entering, piercing, or pervading; sharp; subtile; penetrative; as, a penetrating odor.
 adjective (a.) Acute; discerning; sagacious; quick to discover; as, a penetrating mind.

penetrationnoun (n.) The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult.
 noun (n.) Acuteness; insight; sharp discoverment; sagacity; as, a person of singular penetration.


English Words which starts with 'pen' and ends with 'eus':

English Words which starts with 'pe' and ends with 'us':

pearlaceousadjective (a.) Resembling pearl or mother-of-pearl; pearly in quality or appearance.

pectoriloquousadjective (a.) Pectoriloquial.

pectousadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, pectose.

pectusnoun (n.) The breast of a bird.

pecuniousadjective (a.) Abounding in money; wealthy; rich.

pedaneousadjective (a.) Going on foot; pedestrian.

pedestriousadjective (a.) Going on foot; not winged.

pedetentousadjective (a.) Proceeding step by step; advancing cautiously.

pediculousadjective (a.) Pedicular.

pediculusnoun (n.) A genus of wingless parasitic Hemiptera, including the common lice of man. See Louse.

pedigerousadjective (a.) Bearing or having feet or legs.

pedimanousadjective (a.) Having feet resembling hands, or with the first toe opposable, as the opossums and monkeys.

pedipalpousadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the pedipalps.

pedipalpusnoun (n.) One of the second pair of mouth organs of arachnids. In some they are leglike, but in others, as the scorpion, they terminate in a claw.

pegasusnoun (n.) A winged horse fabled to have sprung from the body of Medusa when she was slain. He is noted for causing, with a blow of his hoof, Hippocrene, the inspiring fountain of the Muses, to spring from Mount Helicon. On this account he is, in modern times, associated with the Muses, and with ideas of poetic inspiration.
 noun (n.) A northen constellation near the vernal equinoctial point. Its three brightest stars, with the brightest star of Andromeda, form the square of Pegasus.
 noun (n.) A genus of small fishes, having large pectoral fins, and the body covered with hard, bony plates. Several species are known from the East Indies and China.

pemphigusnoun (n.) A somewhat rare skin disease, characterized by the development of blebs upon different part of the body.

pennaceousadjective (a.) Like or pertaining to a normal feather.

pennigerousadjective (a.) Bearing feathers or quills.

pentapetalousadjective (a.) Having five petals, or flower leaves.

pentaphyllousadjective (a.) Having five leaves or leaflets.

pentaspermousadjective (a.) Containing five seeds.

pentastichousadjective (a.) Having, or arranged in, five vertical ranks, as the leaves of an apple tree or a cherry tree.

penuriousadjective (a.) Excessively sparing in the use of money; sordid; stingy; miserly.
 adjective (a.) Not bountiful or liberal; scanty.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of money; suffering extreme want.

peplusnoun (n.) An upper garment worn by Grecian and Roman women.
 noun (n.) A kind of kerchief formerly worn by Englishwomen.

peptogenousadjective (a.) Capable of yielding, or being converted into, peptone.

perdulousadjective (a.) Lost; thrown away.

perfidiousadjective (a.) Guilty of perfidy; violating good faith or vows; false to trust or confidence reposed; teacherous; faithless; as, a perfidious friend.
 adjective (a.) Involving, or characterized by, perfidy.

pergamenousadjective (a.) Alt. of Pergamentaceous

pergamentaceousadjective (a.) Like parchment.

pericarditusnoun (n.) Inflammation of the pericardium.

perichaetousadjective (a.) Surrounded by setae; -- said of certain earthworms (genus Perichaetus).

periculousadjective (a.) Dangerous; full of peril.

perigynousadjective (a.) Having the ovary free, but the petals and stamens borne on the calyx; -- said of flower such as that of the cherry or peach.

perilousadjective (a.) Full of, attended with, or involving, peril; dangerous; hazardous; as, a perilous undertaking.
 adjective (a.) Daring; reckless; dangerous.

peripatusnoun (n.) A genus of lowly organized arthropods, found in South Africa, Australia, and tropical America. It constitutes the order Malacopoda.

peripetalousadjective (a.) Surrounding, or situated about, the petals.

peripterousadjective (a.) Peripteral.
 adjective (a.) Feathered all around.

peristeromorphousadjective (a.) Like or pertaining to the pigeons or Columbae.

peristeropodousadjective (a.) Having pigeonlike feet; -- said of those gallinaceous birds that rest on all four toes, as the curassows and megapods.

peritomousadjective (a.) Cleaving in more directions than one, parallel to the axis.

peritropousadjective (a.) Peritropal.

perjuriousadjective (a.) Alt. of Perjurous

perjurousadjective (a.) Guilty of perjury; containing perjury.

perlaceousadjective (a.) Pearly; resembling pearl.

perlousadjective (a.) Perilous.

perniciousadjective (a.) Quick; swift (to burn).
 adjective (a.) Having the quality of injuring or killing; destructive; very mischievous; baleful; malicious; wicked.

perspicaciousadjective (a.) Having the power of seeing clearly; quick-sighted; sharp of sight.
 adjective (a.) Fig.: Of acute discernment; keen.

perspicuousadjective (a.) Capable of being through; transparent; translucent; not opaque.
 adjective (a.) Clear to the understanding; capable of being clearly understood; clear in thought or in expression; not obscure or ambiguous; as, a perspicuous writer; perspicuous statements.

perstreperousadjective (a.) Noisy; obstreperous.

pertinaciousadjective (a.) Holding or adhering to any opinion, purpose, or design, with obstinacy; perversely persistent; obstinate; as, pertinacious plotters; a pertinacious beggar.
 adjective (a.) Resolute; persevering; constant; steady.

pervicaciousadjective (a.) Obstinate; willful; refractory.

perviousadjective (a.) Admitting passage; capable of being penetrated by another body or substance; permeable; as, a pervious soil.
 adjective (a.) Capable of being penetrated, or seen through, by physical or mental vision.
 adjective (a.) Capable of penetrating or pervading.
 adjective (a.) Open; -- used synonymously with perforate, as applied to the nostrils or birds.

pessulusnoun (n.) A delicate bar of cartilage connecting the dorsal and ventral extremities of the first pair of bronchial cartilages in the syrinx of birds.

pesterousadjective (a.) Inclined to pester. Also, vexatious; encumbering; burdensome.

pestiferousadjective (a.) Pest-bearing; pestilential; noxious to health; malignant; infectious; contagious; as, pestiferous bodies.
 adjective (a.) Noxious to peace, to morals, or to society; vicious; hurtful; destructive; as, a pestiferous demagogue.

pestilentiousadjective (a.) Pestilential.

petaliferousadjective (a.) Bearing petals.

petaloideousadjective (a.) Having the whole or part of the perianth petaline.

petalousadjective (a.) Having petals; petaled; -- opposed to apetalous.

petasusnoun (n.) The winged cap of Mercury; also, a broad-brimmed, low-crowned hat worn by Greeks and Romans.

petrosiliciousadjective (a.) Containing, or consisting of, petrosilex.

petrousadjective (a.) Like stone; hard; stony; rocky; as, the petrous part of the temporal bone.
 adjective (a.) Same as Petrosal.

petulcousadjective (a.) Wanton; frisky; lustful.

pellagrousadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or affected with, or attendant on, pellagra; as, pellagrous insanity.

pelorusnoun (n.) An instrument similar to a mariner's compass, but without magnetic needles, and having two sight vanes by which bearings are taken, esp. such as cannot be taken by the compass.