Name Report For First Name DAN:

DAN

First name DAN's origins are Hebrew and Slavic. DAN means "god will judge" (Hebrew) and "god is my judge" in Slavic. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with DAN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of dan.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hebrew,Slavic) with DAN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with DAN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DAN

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES DAN AS A WHOLE:

adanech adanna wijdan durandana candance danae danu loredana bohdana danica daniachew danso aidan danawi ramadan hamdan danel condan arridano cloridan danaus dardanus daniele dante danno danh adan adana bradana cadan caidance chardanae dana danah danele danelle danetta danette daney dani dania danice danielle danika danila danise danit danita danithy danitza danja danna dannah dannalee dannee dannell dannelle danni dannia dannon danrelle dantina dany danya danylynn edana gildan gordana gordania gyldan jordan jordana jordane jordanne kaidance kaydance odanda roldana addaneye aidann aldan andwyrdan avidan bardan beldan beldane blagdan bohdan bordan bradan brandan breandan brendan calidan camdan danathon dane danell dangelo daniel daniel-sean danil danilo dann dannie danny danon dantae dantel danton dantrell draedan dridan edan eldan feandan haldane jadan jourdan kadan kaidan keldan odanodan raedanoran riordan roldan seireadan sheridan vardan wadanhyll yardane bogdan coridan rioghbhardan gordan raedan daniela rhodant rhodanthe durindana abeodan ablendan ahreddan bebeodan bestandan grindan scrydan tredan aelfdane dinadan yordana jordanna

NAMES RHYMING WITH DAN (According to last letters):

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

achan ayan iman lishan loiyan nishan saran anan hanan janan rukan sawsan shoushan siran morgan regan nuallan jolan yasiman siobhan ran papan teyacapan tonalnan shuman lilian bian tan abdiraxman aman hassan labaan sultan taban germian nechtan willan al-asfan aswan bourkan farhan ferhan foursan lahthan lamaan sahran shaaban shoukran aban abdul-rahman arfan ayman burhan ghassan ihsan imran irfan luqman ma'n marwan nabhan nu'man omran othman rahman rayhan ridwan safwan salman sofian sulaiman yaman bedrosian dickran hovan izmirlian karayan korian vartan ban laodegan leodegan adiran alan duncan fiallan gelban hafgan morfran mynogan pendaran taran pulan siman dehaan deman geldersman van woudman zeeman

NAMES RHYMING WITH DAN (According to first letters):

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

da'ud dabbous dabi dabir dace dacey dacia dacian dacio dack dacy dada dae daedalus daedbot daeg daegal daegan dael daelan daelyn daelynn daemon daena daesgesage daeva daffodil dafydd dagan daganya daganyah dagen daghda dagian dagmar dagoberto dagomar dagonet daguenet dagwood dahab dahlia dahr dahwar dahy dai daiana daibheid daibhidh daijon daileass dailyn daimh daimhin daimmen dain daina dainan daine daire dairion daisey daishya daisi daisie daisy daithi daivini daizy dakarai dakini dakota dakotah dakshina dal dalal dalan dalbert dale daleel dalen dalena dalene dalenna daley dalia daliah daliila dalila dalis dalit daliyah dall dallan dallas dallen dallin dallis dallon dalmar

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DAN:

First Names which starts with 'd' and ends with 'n':

dalon dalston dalton dalyn dalynn daman damen dameon damian damiean damien damon daran dareen daren darien darin darleen darolyn daron darrellyn darren darrin darron darryn dartagnan darton darvin darwin darwyn darylyn daryn daveen daveon davian davidson davin davion davison davynn dawn dawson daxton daylan daylen daylin daylon dayson dayton dayveon deacon deagan deaglan deakin dean deann dearborn deasmumhan deavon declan deeann deegan deen deikun delbin delman delmon delron delsin delton delvin delvon demason demogorgon demophon den deneen dennison denton deon deoradhain deortun derian deron derren derrian derrin dervin dervon derwan derwin derwyn deshawn desilyn destan destin deston deucalion devan deven

English Words Rhyming DAN

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES DAN AS A WHOLE:

abidancenoun (n.) The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with).

abodancenoun (n.) An omen; a portending.

abradantnoun (n.) A material used for grinding, as emery, sand, powdered glass, etc.

abundancenoun (n.) An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.

abundantadjective (a.) Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; -- followed by in, rarely by with.

acaridannoun (n.) One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.

accordancenoun (n.) Agreement; harmony; conformity.

accordancynoun (n.) Accordance.

accordantadjective (a.) Agreeing; consonant; harmonious; corresponding; conformable; -- followed by with or to.

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.

aidancenoun (n.) Aid.

aidantadjective (a.) Helping; helpful; supplying aid.

amphipodanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Amphipoda.

andantenoun (n.) A movement or piece in andante time.
 adjective (a.) Moving moderately slow, but distinct and flowing; quicker than larghetto, and slower than allegretto.

andantinoadjective (a.) Rather quicker than andante; between that allegretto.

annelidannoun (n.) One of the Annelida.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida.

antecedaneousadjective (a.) Antecedent; preceding in time.

antemundaneadjective (a.) Being or occurring before the creation of the world.

apodanadjective (a.) Apodal.

appendancenoun (n.) Something appendant.

appendantnoun (n.) Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate to it.
 noun (n.) A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior inheritance.
 verb (v. t.) Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal appendant to a paper.
 verb (v. t.) Appended by prescription, that is, a personal usage for a considerable time; -- said of a thing of inheritance belonging to another inheritance which is superior or more worthy; as, an advowson, common, etc. , which may be appendant to a manor, common of fishing to a freehold, a seat in church to a house.

arachnidannoun (n.) One of the Arachnida.

araneidannoun (n.) One of the Araneina; a spider.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Araneina or spiders.

ascendancynoun (n.) Alt. of Ascendance

ascendancenoun (n.) Same as Ascendency.

ascendantnoun (n.) Ascent; height; elevation.
 noun (n.) The horoscope, or that degree of the ecliptic which rises above the horizon at the moment of one's birth; supposed to have a commanding influence on a person's life and fortune.
 noun (n.) Superiority, or commanding influence; ascendency; as, one man has the ascendant over another.
 noun (n.) An ancestor, or one who precedes in genealogy or degrees of kindred; a relative in the ascending line; a progenitor; -- opposed to descendant.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Ascendent

attendancynoun (n.) The quality of attending or accompanying; attendance; an attendant.

attendantnoun (n.) One who attends or accompanies in any character whatever, as a friend, companion, servant, agent, or suitor.
 noun (n.) One who is present and takes part in the proceedings; as, an attendant at a meeting.
 noun (n.) That which accompanies; a concomitant.
 noun (n.) One who owes duty or service to, or depends on, another.
 verb (v. t.) Being present, or in the train; accompanying; in waiting.
 verb (v. t.) Accompanying, connected with, or immediately following, as consequential; consequent; as, intemperance with all its attendant evils.
 verb (v. t.) Depending on, or owing duty or service to; as, the widow attendant to the heir.

avoidancenoun (n.) The act of annulling; annulment.
 noun (n.) The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; -- specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
 noun (n.) A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
 noun (n.) The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
 noun (n.) The courts by which anything is carried off.

bandannanoun (n.) Alt. of Bandana

bandananoun (n.) A species of silk or cotton handkerchief, having a uniformly dyed ground, usually of red or blue, with white or yellow figures of a circular, lozenge, or other simple form.
 noun (n.) A style of calico printing, in which white or bright spots are produced upon cloth previously dyed of a uniform red or dark color, by discharging portions of the color by chemical means, while the rest of the cloth is under pressure.

buprestidannoun (n.) One of a tribe of beetles, of the genus Buprestis and allied genera, usually with brilliant metallic colors. The larvae are usually borers in timber, or beneath bark, and are often very destructive to trees.

cispadaneadjective (a.) On the hither side of the river Po with reference to Rome; that is, on the south side.

codefendantnoun (n.) A joint defendant.

commandantnoun (n.) A commander; the commanding officer of a place, or of a body of men; as, the commandant of a navy-yard.

concordancenoun (n.) Agreement; accordance.
 noun (n.) Concord; agreement.
 noun (n.) An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.
 noun (n.) A topical index or orderly analysis of the contents of a book.

concordancynoun (n.) Agreement.

concordantadjective (a.) Agreeing; correspondent; harmonious; consonant.

confidantnoun (n. fem.) Alt. of Confidante

confidantenoun (n. fem.) One to whom secrets, especially those relating to affairs of love, are confided or intrusted; a confidential or bosom friend.

consolidantadjective (a.) Serving to unite or consolidate; having the quality of consolidating or making firm.

contradancenoun (n.) A dance in which the partners are arranged face to face, or in opposite lines.

contredansenoun (n.) A dance in which the partners are arranged face to face, or in opposite lines.
 noun (n.) The quadrille.
 noun (n.) A piece of music in the rhythm of such a dance.

dannoun (n.) A title of honor equivalent to master, or sir.
 noun (n.) A small truck or sledge used in coal mines.

danaidenoun (n.) A water wheel having a vertical axis, and an inner and outer tapering shell, between which are vanes or floats attached usually to both shells, but sometimes only to one.

danaitenoun (n.) A cobaltiferous variety of arsenopyrite.

danalitenoun (n.) A mineral occuring in octahedral crystals, also massive, of a reddish color. It is a silicate of iron, zinc manganese, and glucinum, containing sulphur.

danburitenoun (n.) A borosilicate of lime, first found at Danbury, Conn. It is near the topaz in form.

dancingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dance
 noun (p. a. & vb. n.) from Dance.

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


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


abderianadjective (a.) Given to laughter; inclined to foolish or incessant merriment.

abecedariannoun (n.) One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
 noun (n.) One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Abecedary

abeliannoun (n.) Alt. of Abelonian

abeloniannoun (n.) One of a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St. Augustine, who states that they married, but lived in continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.

absinthiannoun (n.) Of the nature of wormwood.

abyssiniannoun (n.) A native of Abyssinia.
 noun (n.) A member of the Abyssinian Church.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Abyssinia.

academiannoun (n.) A member of an academy, university, or college.

academiciannoun (n.) A member of an academy, or society for promoting science, art, or literature, as of the French Academy, or the Royal Academy of arts.
 noun (n.) A collegian.

acadiannoun (n.) A native of Acadie.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia.

acalephannoun (n.) One of the Acalephae.

acanthopterygiannoun (n.) A spiny-finned fish.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.

accadianadjective (a.) Pertaining to a race supposed to have lived in Babylonia before the Assyrian conquest.

acephalannoun (n.) Same as Acephal.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Acephala.

achaeanadjective (a.) Alt. of Achaian

achaiannoun (n.) A native of Achaia; a Greek.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian.

acheannoun (a & n.) See Achaean, Achaian.

achilleanadjective (a.) Resembling Achilles, the hero of the Iliad; invincible.

acousticiannoun (n.) One versed in acoustics.

acritannoun (n.) An individual of the Acrita.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Acrita.

acroceraunianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the high mountain range of "thunder-smitten" peaks (now Kimara), between Epirus and Macedonia.

acrolithanadjective (a.) Alt. of Acrolithic

acropolitanadjective (a.) Pertaining to an acropolis.

adamanteanadjective (a.) Of adamant; hard as adamant.

adessenariannoun (n.) One who held the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, but not by transubstantiation.

adoneanadjective (a.) Pertaining to Adonis; Adonic.

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

aegeanadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the sea, or arm of the Mediterranean sea, east of Greece. See Archipelago.

aeolianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia Minor, colonized by the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; aeolic; as, the Aeolian dialect.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Aeolus, the mythic god of the winds; pertaining to, or produced by, the wind; aerial.

aeonianadjective (a.) Eternal; everlasting.

aesculapianadjective (a.) Pertaining to Aesculapius or to the healing art; medical; medicinal.

aestheticannoun (n.) One versed in aesthetics.

afghannoun (n.) A native of Afghanistan.
 noun (n.) A kind of worsted blanket or wrap.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Afghanistan.

africannoun (n.) A native of Africa; also one ethnologically belonging to an African race.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Africa.

agrariannoun (n.) One in favor of an equal division of landed property.
 noun (n.) An agrarian law.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to fields, or lands, or their tenure; esp., relating to an equal or equitable division of lands; as, the agrarian laws of Rome, which distributed the conquered and other public lands among citizens.
 adjective (a.) Wild; -- said of plants growing in the fields.

ahrimannoun (n.) The Evil Principle or Being of the ancient Persians; the Prince of Darkness as opposer to Ormuzd, the King of Light.

alabastrianadjective (a.) Alabastrine.

alannoun (n.) A wolfhound.

albannoun (n.) A white crystalline resinous substance extracted from gutta-percha by the action of alcohol or ether.

albaniannoun (n.) A native of Albania.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Albania, a province of Turkey.

albigensianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Albigenses.

alcorannoun (n.) The Mohammedan Scriptures; the Koran (now the usual form).

aldebarannoun (n.) A red star of the first magnitude, situated in the eye of Taurus; the Bull's Eye. It is the bright star in the group called the Hyades.

aldermannoun (n.) A senior or superior; a person of rank or dignity.
 noun (n.) One of a board or body of municipal officers next in order to the mayor and having a legislative function. They may, in some cases, individually exercise some magisterial and administrative functions.

aleutianadjective (a.) Alt. of Aleutic

alexandrianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Alexandria in Egypt; as, the Alexandrian library.
 adjective (a.) Applied to a kind of heroic verse. See Alexandrine, n.

algeriannoun (n.) A native of Algeria.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Algeria.

alkorannoun (n.) The Mohammedan Scriptures. Same as Alcoran and Koran.

allophylianadjective (a.) Pertaining to a race or a language neither Aryan nor Semitic.

alloxannoun (n.) An oxidation product of uric acid. It is of a pale reddish color, readily soluble in water or alcohol.

almannoun (n.) A German.
  (adj.) German.
  (adj.) The German language.
  (adj.) A kind of dance. See Allemande.

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


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


dabnoun (n.) A skillful hand; a dabster; an expert.
 noun (n.) A name given to several species of flounders, esp. to the European species, Pleuronectes limanda. The American rough dab is Hippoglossoides platessoides.
 noun (n.) A gentle blow with the hand or some soft substance; a sudden blow or hit; a peck.
 noun (n.) A small mass of anything soft or moist.
 verb (v. i.) To strike or touch gently, as with a soft or moist substance; to tap; hence, to besmear with a dabber.
 verb (v. i.) To strike by a thrust; to hit with a sudden blow or thrust.

dabbingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dab

dabbnoun (n.) A large, spine-tailed lizard (Uromastix spinipes), found in Egypt, Arabia, and Palestine; -- called also dhobb, and dhabb.

dabbernoun (n.) That with which one dabs; hence, a pad or other device used by printers, engravers, etc., as for dabbing type or engraved plates with ink.

dabblingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dabble

dabblernoun (n.) One who dabbles.
 noun (n.) One who dips slightly into anything; a superficial meddler.

dabchicknoun (n.) A small water bird (Podilymbus podiceps), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; -- called also dapchick, dobchick, dipchick, didapper, dobber, devil-diver, hell-diver, and pied-billed grebe.

daboianoun (n.) A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).

dabsternoun (n.) One who is skilled; a master of his business; a proficient; an adept.

dacenoun (n.) A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.

dachshundnoun (n.) One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired.

daciannoun (n.) A native of ancient Dacia.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Dacia or the Dacians.

dacoitnoun (n.) One of a class of robbers, in India, who act in gangs.

dacoitynoun (n.) The practice of gang robbery in India; robbery committed by dacoits.

dacotahsnoun (n. pl.) Same as Dacotas.

dactylnoun (n.) A poetical foot of three sylables (-- ~ ~), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented; as, L. tegm/n/, E. mer6ciful; -- so called from the similarity of its arrangement to that of the joints of a finger.
 noun (n.) A finger or toe; a digit.
 noun (n.) The claw or terminal joint of a leg of an insect or crustacean.

dactylaradjective (a.) Pertaining to dactyl; dactylic.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a finger or toe, or to the claw of an insect crustacean.

dactyletnoun (n.) A dactyl.

dactylicnoun (n.) A line consisting chiefly or wholly of dactyls; as, these lines are dactylics.
 noun (n.) Dactylic meters.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, consisting chiefly or wholly of, dactyls; as, dactylic verses.

dactylioglyphnoun (n.) An engraver of gems for rings and other ornaments.
 noun (n.) The inscription of the engraver's name on a finger ring or gem.

dactylioglyphinoun (n.) The art or process of gem engraving.

dactyliographynoun (n.) The art of writing or engraving upon gems.
 noun (n.) In general, the literature or history of the art.

dactyliologynoun (n.) That branch of archaeology which has to do with gem engraving.
 noun (n.) That branch of archaeology which has to do with finger rings.

dactyliomancynoun (n.) Divination by means of finger rings.

dactylistnoun (n.) A writer of dactylic verse.

dactylitisnoun (n.) An inflammatory affection of the fingers.

dactylologynoun (n.) The art of communicating ideas by certain movements and positions of the fingers; -- a method of conversing practiced by the deaf and dumb.

dactylomancynoun (n.) Dactyliomancy.

dactylonomynoun (n.) The art of numbering or counting by the fingers.

dactylopterousadjective (a.) Having the inferior rays of the pectoral fins partially or entirely free, as in the gurnards.

dactylothecanoun (n.) The scaly covering of the toes, as in birds.

dactylozooidnoun (n.) A kind of zooid of Siphonophora which has an elongated or even vermiform body, with one tentacle, but no mouth. See Siphonophora.

dadnoun (n.) Father; -- a word sometimes used by children.

daddlingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dadle

daddocknoun (n.) The rotten body of a tree.

daddynoun (n.) Diminutive of Dad.

dadonoun (n.) That part of a pedestal included between the base and the cornice (or surbase); the die. See Illust. of Column.
 noun (n.) In any wall, that part of the basement included between the base and the base course. See Base course, under Base.
 noun (n.) In interior decoration, the lower part of the wall of an apartment when adorned with moldings, or otherwise specially decorated.

daedaladjective (a.) Alt. of Daedalian

daedalianadjective (a.) Cunningly or ingeniously formed or working; skillful; artistic; ingenious.
 adjective (a.) Crafty; deceitful.

daedalousadjective (a.) Having a variously cut or incised margin; -- said of leaves.

daemonadjective (a.) Alt. of Daemonic

daemonicadjective (a.) See Demon, Demonic.

daffnoun (n.) A stupid, blockish fellow; a numskull.
 verb (v. t.) To cast aside; to put off; to doff.
 verb (v. i.) To act foolishly; to be foolish or sportive; to toy.
 verb (v. t.) To daunt.

daffodilnoun (n.) A plant of the genus Asphodelus.
 noun (n.) A plant of the genus Narcissus (N. Pseudo-narcissus). It has a bulbous root and beautiful flowers, usually of a yellow hue. Called also daffodilly, daffadilly, daffadowndilly, daffydowndilly, etc.

daftadjective (a.) Stupid; foolish; idiotic; also, delirious; insane; as, he has gone daft.
 adjective (a.) Gay; playful; frolicsome.

daftnessnoun (n.) The quality of being daft.

dagnoun (n.) A dagger; a poniard.
 noun (n.) A large pistol formerly used.
 noun (n.) The unbranched antler of a young deer.
 noun (n.) A misty shower; dew.
 noun (n.) A loose end; a dangling shred.
 verb (v. t.) To daggle or bemire.
 verb (v. t.) To cut into jags or points; to slash; as, to dag a garment.
 verb (v. i.) To be misty; to drizzle.

daggernoun (n.) A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
 noun (n.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [/]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also obelisk.
 noun (n.) A timber placed diagonally in a ship's frame.
 verb (v. t.) To pierce with a dagger; to stab.

daggesnoun (n. pl.) An ornamental cutting of the edges of garments, introduced about a. d. 1346, according to the Chronicles of St Albans.

dagglingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Daggle

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DAN:

English Words which starts with 'd' and ends with 'n':

dagonnoun (n.) A slip or piece.
  () The national god of the Philistines, represented with the face and hands and upper part of a man, and the tail of a fish.

dagswainnoun (n.) A coarse woolen fabric made of daglocks, or the refuse of wool.

daguerreanadjective (a.) Alt. of Daguerreian

daguerreianadjective (a.) Pertaining to Daguerre, or to his invention of the daguerreotype.

dahlinnoun (n.) A variety of starch extracted from the dahlia; -- called also inulin. See Inulin.

dairymannoun (n.) A man who keeps or takes care of a dairy.

dairywomannoun (n.) A woman who attends to a dairy.

dalesmannoun (n.) One living in a dale; -- a term applied particularly to the inhabitants of the valleys in the north of England, Norway, etc.

dalmatianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Dalmatia.

daltoniannoun (n.) One afflicted with color blindness.

damannoun (n.) A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of Northern Africa is H. Brucei; -- called also ashkoko, dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax.

damaskinnoun (n.) A sword of Damask steel.

damassinnoun (n.) A kind of modified damask or brocade.

damnationnoun (n.) The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation.
 noun (n.) Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state, or the punishment itself.
 noun (n.) A sin deserving of everlasting punishment.

damnificationnoun (n.) That which causes damage or loss.

damsonnoun (n.) A small oval plum of a blue color, the fruit of a variety of the Prunus domestica; -- called also damask plum.

dandelionnoun (n.) A well-known plant of the genus Taraxacum (T. officinale, formerly called T. Dens-leonis and Leontodos Taraxacum) bearing large, yellow, compound flowers, and deeply notched leaves.

danteanadjective (a.) Relating to, emanating from or resembling, the poet Dante or his writings.

danubianadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or bordering on, the river Danube.

daphnetinnoun (n.) A colorless crystalline substance, C9H6O4, extracted from daphnin.

daphninnoun (n.) A dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon (Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential principle of the plant.
 noun (n.) A white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a glucoside, and extracted from Daphne mezereum and D. alpina.

dardaniannoun (a. & n.) Trojan.

darkenadjective (a.) To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room.
 adjective (a.) To render dim; to deprive of vision.
 adjective (a.) To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.
 adjective (a.) To cast a gloom upon.
 adjective (a.) To make foul; to sully; to tarnish.
 verb (v. i.) To grow or darker.

darnnoun (n.) A place mended by darning.
 verb (v. t.) To mend as a rent or hole, with interlacing stitches of yarn or thread by means of a needle; to sew together with yarn or thread.
 verb (v. t.) A colloquial euphemism for Damn.

darreinadjective (a.) Last; as, darrein continuance, the last continuance.

darwiniannoun (n.) An advocate of Darwinism.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to Darwin; as, the Darwinian theory, a theory of the manner and cause of the supposed development of living things from certain original forms or elements.

datiscinnoun (n.) A white crystalline glucoside extracted from the bastard hemp (Datisca cannabina).

daunnoun (n.) A variant of Dan, a title of honor.

dauphinnoun (n.) The title of the eldest son of the king of France, and heir to the crown. Since the revolution of 1830, the title has been discontinued.

dawnnoun (n.) The break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise.
 noun (n.) First opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning; rise.
 verb (v. i.) To begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns.
 verb (v. i.) To began to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.

daysmannoun (n.) An umpire or arbiter; a mediator.

daywomannoun (n.) A dairymaid.

deaconnoun (n.) An officer in Christian churches appointed to perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. In the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, a person admitted to the lowest order in the ministry, subordinate to the bishops and priests. In Presbyterian churches, he is subordinate to the minister and elders, and has charge of certain duties connected with the communion service and the care of the poor. In Congregational churches, he is subordinate to the pastor, and has duties as in the Presbyterian church.
 noun (n.) The chairman of an incorporated company.
 verb (v. t.) To read aloud each line of (a psalm or hymn) before singing it, -- usually with off.
 verb (v. t.) With humorous reference to hypocritical posing: To pack (fruit or vegetables) with the finest specimens on top; to alter slyly the boundaries of (land); to adulterate or doctor (an article to be sold), etc.

deadbornadjective (a.) Stillborn.

deadenadjective (a.) To make as dead; to impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; to lessen the force or acuteness of; to blunt; as, to deaden the natural powers or feelings; to deaden a sound.
 adjective (a.) To lessen the velocity or momentum of; to retard; as, to deaden a ship's headway.
 adjective (a.) To make vapid or spiritless; as, to deaden wine.
 adjective (a.) To deprive of gloss or brilliancy; to obscure; as, to deaden gilding by a coat of size.
 verb (v. t.) To render impervious to sound, as a wall or floor; to deafen.

dealbationnoun (n.) Act of bleaching; a whitening.

deambulationnoun (n.) A walking abroad; a promenading.

deannoun (n.) A dignitary or presiding officer in certain ecclesiastical and lay bodies; esp., an ecclesiastical dignitary, subordinate to a bishop.
 noun (n.) The collegiate officer in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, England, who, besides other duties, has regard to the moral condition of the college.
 noun (n.) The head or presiding officer in the faculty of some colleges or universities.
 noun (n.) A registrar or secretary of the faculty in a department of a college, as in a medical, or theological, or scientific department.
 noun (n.) The chief or senior of a company on occasion of ceremony; as, the dean of the diplomatic corps; -- so called by courtesy.

dearbornnoun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage, with curtained sides.

dearnadjective (a.) Secret; lonely; solitary; dreadful.
 verb (v. t.) Same as Darn.

deathsmannoun (n.) An executioner; a headsman or hangman.

deaurationnoun (n.) Act of gilding.

debacchationnoun (n.) Wild raving or debauchery.

debarkationnoun (n.) Disembarkation.

debellationnoun (n.) The act of conquering or subduing.

debilitationnoun (n.) The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

debituminizationnoun (n.) The act of depriving of bitumen.

debulitionnoun (n.) A bubbling or boiling over.

decachordonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp.
 noun (n.) Something consisting of ten parts.

decagonnoun (n.) A plane figure having ten sides and ten angles; any figure having ten angles. A regular decagon is one that has all its sides and angles equal.

decagynianadjective (a.) Alt. of Deccagynous

decahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces.

decalcificationnoun (n.) The removal of calcareous matter.

decameronnoun (n.) A celebrated collection of tales, supposed to be related in ten days; -- written in the 14th century, by Boccaccio, an Italian.

decandrianadjective (a.) Alt. of Decandrous

decantationnoun (n.) The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel into another.

decapitationnoun (n.) The act of beheading; beheading.

decarbonizationnoun (n.) The action or process of depriving a substance of carbon.

decarburizationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result of decarburizing.

decentralizationnoun (n.) The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized.

deceptionnoun (n.) The act of deceiving or misleading.
 noun (n.) The state of being deceived or misled.
 noun (n.) That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

decerptionnoun (n.) The act of plucking off; a cropping.
 noun (n.) That which is plucked off or rent away; a fragment; a piece.

decertationnoun (n.) Contest for mastery; contention; strife.

decessionnoun (n.) Departure; decrease; -- opposed to accesion.

decillionnoun (n.) According to the English notation, a million involved to the tenth power, or a unit with sixty ciphers annexed; according to the French and American notation, a thousand involved to the eleventh power, or a unit with thirty-three ciphers annexed. [See the Note under Numeration.]

decimationnoun (n.) A tithing.
 noun (n.) A selection of every tenth person by lot, as for punishment.
 noun (n.) The destruction of any large proportion, as of people by pestilence or war.

decisionnoun (n.) Cutting off; division; detachment of a part.
 noun (n.) The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion.
 noun (n.) An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause; as, a decision of arbitrators; a decision of the Supreme Court.
 noun (n.) The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness; as, to manifest great decision.

declamationnoun (n.) The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; haranguing; loud speaking in public; especially, the public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges; as, the practice declamation by students.
 noun (n.) A set or harangue; declamatory discourse.
 noun (n.) Pretentious rhetorical display, with more sound than sense; as, mere declamation.

declarationnoun (n.) The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc.
 noun (n.) That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
 noun (n.) The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington).
 noun (n.) That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3.

declensionnoun (n.) The act or the state of declining; declination; descent; slope.
 noun (n.) A falling off towards a worse state; a downward tendency; deterioration; decay; as, the declension of virtue, of science, of a state, etc.
 noun (n.) Act of courteously refusing; act of declining; a declinature; refusal; as, the declension of a nomination.
 noun (n.) Inflection of nouns, adjectives, etc., according to the grammatical cases.
 noun (n.) The form of the inflection of a word declined by cases; as, the first or the second declension of nouns, adjectives, etc.
 noun (n.) Rehearsing a word as declined.

declinationnoun (n.) The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head.
 noun (n.) The act or state of falling off or declining from excellence or perfection; deterioration; decay; decline.
 noun (n.) The act of deviating or turning aside; oblique motion; obliquity; withdrawal.
 noun (n.) The act or state of declining or refusing; withdrawal; refusal; averseness.
 noun (n.) The angular distance of any object from the celestial equator, either northward or southward.
 noun (n.) The arc of the horizon, contained between the vertical plane and the prime vertical circle, if reckoned from the east or west, or between the meridian and the plane, reckoned from the north or south.
 noun (n.) The act of inflecting a word; declension. See Decline, v. t., 4.

decoctionnoun (n.) The act or process of boiling anything in a watery fluid to extract its virtues.
 noun (n.) An extract got from a body by boiling it in water.

decollationnoun (n.) The act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist.
 noun (n.) A painting representing the beheading of a saint or martyr, esp. of St. John the Baptist.

decolorationnoun (n.) The removal or absence of color.

decompositionnoun (n.) The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of the ingredients of a compound; disintegration; as, the decomposition of wood, rocks, etc.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced into original elements.
 noun (n.) Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.

deconcentrationnoun (n.) Act of deconcentrating.

decorationnoun (n.) The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
 noun (n.) That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
 noun (n.) Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

decorticationnoun (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.

decreationnoun (n.) Destruction; -- opposed to creation.

decrepitationnoun (n.) The act of decrepitating; a crackling noise, such as salt makes when roasting.

decretionnoun (n.) A decrease.

decrustationnoun (n.) The removal of a crust.

decubationnoun (n.) Act of lying down; decumbence.

decumanadjective (a.) Large; chief; -- applied to an extraordinary billow, supposed by some to be every tenth in order. [R.] Also used substantively.

decurionnoun (n.) A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.

decursionnoun (n.) A flowing; also, a hostile incursion.

decurtationnoun (n.) Act of cutting short.

decussationnoun (n.) Act of crossing at an acute angle, or state of being thus crossed; an intersection in the form of an X; as, the decussation of lines, nerves, etc.

dedalianadjective (a.) See Daedalian.

dedecorationnoun (n.) Disgrace; dishonor.

dedentitionnoun (n.) The shedding of teeth.

dedicationnoun (n.) The act of setting apart or consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with religious solemnities; solemn appropriation; as, the dedication of Solomon's temple.
 noun (n.) A devoting or setting aside for any particular purpose; as, a dedication of lands to public use.
 noun (n.) An address to a patron or friend, prefixed to a book, testifying respect, and often recommending the work to his special protection and favor.

deditionnoun (n.) The act of yielding; surrender.

deductionnoun (n.) Act or process of deducing or inferring.
 noun (n.) Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
 noun (n.) That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
 noun (n.) That which is deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent.

deduplicationnoun (n.) The division of that which is morphologically one organ into two or more, as the division of an organ of a plant into a pair or cluster.

deerskinnoun (n.) The skin of a deer, or the leather which is made from it.

defalcationnoun (n.) A lopping off; a diminution; abatement; deficit. Specifically: Reduction of a claim by deducting a counterclaim; set- off.
 noun (n.) That which is lopped off, diminished, or abated.
 noun (n.) An abstraction of money, etc., by an officer or agent having it in trust; an embezzlement.

defamationnoun (n.) Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.

defatigationnoun (n.) Weariness; fatigue.

defecationnoun (n.) The act of separating from impurities, as lees or dregs; purification.
 noun (n.) The act or process of voiding excrement.