Name Report For First Name ADA:

ADA

First name ADA's origins are African,Hebrew and German. ADA means "ibo of nigeria name for firstborn females" (African) "ornament" (Hebrew) and "joyful" in German. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ADA below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of ada.(Brown names are of the same origin (African,Hebrew,German) with ADA and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ADA - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ADA

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ADA AS A WHOLE:

adama adanech adanna dada ghadah mayyadah zada gadara milada arvada bradamate adalia adamina sharada adalgisa amadahy madalina sadaka badal badawi ramadan hadad sadaqat ubadah padarn cradawg cadassi mudada gradasso peadar rhadamanthus tadao adah adair adaira adairia adal adalbeorht adalbrechta adalene adalheida adali adalie adalwolfa adalyn adan adana adar adara amada bradana cadan eada giada guadalupe hadara hadarah hadassah iluminada immaculada jada jadalynn jadaya kada kadalynn landrada mada madailein madalen madalena madalene madalyn madalyne madalynn nadalee nevada shada soledada adahy adalbert adalgar adalhard adalric adalrik adalson adalwen adalwin adam adamnan adare bhradain bradaigh bradan cadabyr caradawc fitzadam jadan jadarian kachada kadan maeadam seireadan wada wadanhyll adalb adalwolf adalwine adalard macaladair macadam bradach adamson lada kadar hadar madale gadarine nada saada peada eadaion kuonrada dinadan semadar nadav adalicia adaliz

NAMES RHYMING WITH ADA (According to last letters):

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

balinda makda makeda nehanda rashida saida sauda sroda ghayda huda mas'ouda nashida nida rida warda daghda oppida seda afreda belisarda clarimunda yolanda ciarda donalda albreda alda arnalda magnilda marelda mathilda romilda serilda andromeda dorinda elpida halimeda leda phillida rhoda varda darda chamunda chanda clorinda elda geltruda alida orenda wakanda wihakayda adelajda nadezhda sanda adelinda muenda penda alwalda dar-al-baida abda fida reda ferda jarda standa tonda balisarda abida shoda adda aethelreda ahuda aida alameda aleda alfreda alfrida almunda alyda amalasanda amalda amanda ananda anda arlinda armanda arminda athilda atilda auda ayda belinda bernarda bertilda bethsaida bienvenida branda breeda brenda brigida brunhilda

NAMES RHYMING WITH ADA (According to first letters):

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

addam addaneye addergoole addie addilynn addis addisen addison addney addo addula addy addyson ade adeben adeela adeen adel adela adelaide adelbert adele adelhard adelheid adelheide adelia adelina adeline adelisa adelise adelita adella adelle adelpha adelynn adelyte aden adena adene adenne adeola aderet aderrig adetoun adette adham adhamh adharma adhiambo adi adia adianna adib adiba adibe adiella adil adila adilah adilene adima adin adina adinah adinam adine adio adir adira adiran adisa aditi aditya adiv adiva adjatay adjoa adken adkins adkyn adlai adlar adler adley admeta admetus admina adnan adne adney adniel adny adofo adok adolf adolfo adolph adolpha adolphus adom

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ADA:

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

aala aaleahya aarika aarshiya aashka aasiya abba abdalla abdera abdulla abeba abelia abella abellona abena abequa aberfa abhaya abia abisha abjaja abra abraha abriana abrianna acacia academia acantha acca acharya acima adoncia adonia adora adowa adra adreana adreanna adriana adrianna adsaluta adsila adwoa adya aeaea aegina aeldra aenedlea aerwyna aethelha aethra aetna afafa afia afina afra afraima africa afua afya agacia agafia agalaia agalia agana agastya agata agatha agbenyaga agdta aghadreena aghamora aghavilla aghna aglaeca aglaia aglara agnella agneta agneya agnimukha agnola agotha agueda ahalya ahana ahava ahelia ahiga ahiliya ahisma ahuva aidia aiglentina aila aileana ailia ailisa ailsa aina

English Words Rhyming ADA

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ADA AS A WHOLE:

abadanoun (n.) The rhinoceros.

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

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

adactyladjective (a.) Alt. of Adactylous

adactylousadjective (a.) Without fingers or without toes.
 adjective (a.) Without claws on the feet (of crustaceous animals).

adagenoun (n.) An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.

adagialadjective (a.) Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.

adagionoun (n.) A piece of music in adagio time; a slow movement; as, an adagio of Haydn.
 adverb (a. & adv.) Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When repeated, adagio, adagio, it directs the movement to be very slow.

adamnoun (n.) The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race.
 noun (n.) "Original sin;" human frailty.

adamantnoun (n.) A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness.
 noun (n.) Lodestone; magnet.

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

adamantineadjective (a.) Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains.
 adjective (a.) Like the diamond in hardness or luster.

adambulacraladjective (a.) Next to the ambulacra; as, the adambulacral ossicles of the starfish.

adamicadjective (a.) Alt. of Adamical

adamicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Adam, or resembling him.

adamitenoun (n.) A descendant of Adam; a human being.
 noun (n.) One of a sect of visionaries, who, professing to imitate the state of Adam, discarded the use of dress in their assemblies.

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.

adaptadjective (a.) Fitted; suited.
 verb (v. t.) To make suitable; to fit, or suit; to adjust; to alter so as to fit for a new use; -- sometimes followed by to or for.

adaptingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adapt

adaptabilitynoun (n.) Alt. of Adaptableness

adaptablenessnoun (n.) The quality of being adaptable; suitableness.

adaptableadjective (a.) Capable of being adapted.

adaptationnoun (n.) The act or process of adapting, or fitting; or the state of being adapted or fitted; fitness.
 noun (n.) The result of adapting; an adapted form.

adaptativeadjective (a.) Adaptive.

adaptednessnoun (n.) The state or quality of being adapted; suitableness; special fitness.

adapternoun (n.) One who adapts.
 noun (n.) A connecting tube; an adopter.

adaptionnoun (n.) Adaptation.

adaptiveadjective (a.) Suited, given, or tending, to adaptation; characterized by adaptation; capable of adapting.

adaptivenessnoun (n.) The quality of being adaptive; capacity to adapt.

adaptnessnoun (n.) Adaptedness.

adaptorialadjective (a.) Adaptive.

adarnoun (n.) The twelfth month of the Hebrew ecclesiastical year, and the sixth of the civil. It corresponded nearly with March.

adarcenoun (n.) A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy.

adatisnoun (n.) A fine cotton cloth of India.

amadavatnoun (n.) The strawberry finch, a small Indian song bird (Estrelda amandava), commonly caged and kept for fighting. The female is olive brown; the male, in summer, mostly crimson; -- called also red waxbill.

asclepiadaceousadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, plants of the Milkweed family.

avadavatnoun (n.) Same as Amadavat.

beheadalnoun (n.) Beheading.

bokadamnoun (n.) See Cerberus.

broadax broadaxenoun (n.) An ancient military weapon; a battle-ax.
 noun (n.) An ax with a broad edge, for hewing timber.

badaudnoun (n.) A person given to idle observation of everything, with wonder or astonishment; a credulous or gossipy idler.

cadastraladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to landed property.

cadastrenoun (n.) Alt. of Cadaster

cadasternoun (n.) An official statement of the quantity and value of real estate for the purpose of apportioning the taxes payable on such property.

cadavernoun (n.) A dead human body; a corpse.

cadavericadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a corpse, or the changes produced by death; cadaverous; as, cadaveric rigidity.

cadaverousadjective (a.) Having the appearance or color of a dead human body; pale; ghastly; as, a cadaverous look.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to, or having the qualities of, a dead body.

ca–adanoun (n.) A small ca–on; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley.

canadanoun (n.) A British province in North America, giving its name to various plants and animals.

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


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


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

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

amphipodanoun (n. pl.) A numerous group of fourteen -- footed Crustacea, inhabiting both fresh and salt water. The body is usually compressed laterally, and the anterior pairs or legs are directed downward and forward, but the posterior legs are usually turned upward and backward. The beach flea is an example. See Tetradecapoda and Arthrostraca.

anacondanoun (n.) A large South American snake of the Boa family (Eunectes murinus), which lives near rivers, and preys on birds and small mammals. The name is also applied to a similar large serpent (Python tigris) of Ceylon.

anarthropodanoun (n. pl.) One of the divisions of Articulata in which there are no jointed legs, as the annelids; -- opposed to Arthropoda.

andromedanoun (n.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda.
 noun (n.) A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water.

anisopodanoun (n. pl.) A division of Crustacea, which, in some its characteristics, is intermediate between Amphipoda and Isopoda.

annelidanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the Chaetopoda, including the Oligochaeta or earthworms and Polychaeta or marine worms; and the Hirudinea or leeches. See Chaetopoda.

annuloidanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, including the annelids and allied groups; sometimes made to include also the helminths and echinoderms.

apodanoun (n.) A group of cirripeds, destitute of footlike organs.
 noun (n.) An order of Amphibia without feet. See Ophiomorpha.
 noun (n.) A group of worms without appendages, as the leech.

arachnidanoun (n. pl.) One of the classes of Arthropoda. See Illustration in Appendix.

araneidanoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Araneoidea

archiannelidanoun (n. pl.) A group of Annelida remarkable for having no external segments or distinct ventral nerve ganglions.

arthropodanoun (n. pl.) A large division of Articulata, embracing all those that have jointed legs. It includes Insects, Arachnida, Pychnogonida, and Crustacea.

asafetidanoun (n.) Alt. of Asafoetida

asafoetidanoun (n.) The fetid gum resin or inspissated juice of a large umbelliferous plant (Ferula asafoetida) of Persia and the East Indies. It is used in medicine as an antispasmodic.

asiphonidanoun (n. pl.) A group of bivalve mollusks destitute of siphons, as the oyster; the asiphonate mollusks.

assaf/tidanoun (n.) Same as Asafetida.

barracudanoun (n.) Alt. of Barracouata
 noun (n.) Any of several voracious pikelike marine fishes allied to the gray mullets, constituting the genus Sphyraena and family Sphyraenidae. The great barracuda (S. barracuda) of the West Indies, Florida, etc., is often six feet or more long, and as dangerous as a shark. In Cuba its flesh is reputed to be poisonous. S. Argentea of the Pacific coast and S. sphyraena of Europe are smaller species, and are used as food.

brachiopodanoun (n.) A class of Molluscoidea having a symmetrical bivalve shell, often attached by a fleshy peduncle.

branchiogastropodanoun (n. pl.) Those Gastropoda that breathe by branchiae, including the Prosobranchiata and Opisthobranchiata.

branchiopodanoun (n. pl.) An order of Entomostraca; -- so named from the feet of branchiopods having been supposed to perform the function of gills. It includes the fresh-water genera Branchipus, Apus, and Limnadia, and the genus Artemia found in salt lakes. It is also called Phyllopoda. See Phyllopoda, Cladocera. It is sometimes used in a broader sense.

bretwaldanoun (n.) The official title applied to that one of the Anglo-Saxon chieftains who was chosen by the other chiefs to lead them in their warfare against the British tribes.

cassadanoun (n.) See Cassava.

cephalopodanoun (n. pl.) The highest class of Mollusca.

chaetopodanoun (n. pl.) A very extensive order of Annelida, characterized by the presence of lateral setae, or spines, on most or all of the segments. They are divided into two principal groups: Oligochaeta, including the earthworms and allied forms, and Polychaeta, including most of the marine species.

cheilopodanoun (n.) See Ch/lopoda.

chilopodanoun (n. pl.) One of the orders of myriapods, including the centipeds. They have a single pair of elongated legs attached laterally to each segment; well developed jaws; and a pair of thoracic legs converted into poison fangs. They are insectivorous, very active, and some species grow to the length of a foot.

chordanoun (n.) A cord.

cicadanoun (n.) Any species of the genus Cicada. They are large hemipterous insects, with nearly transparent wings. The male makes a shrill sound by peculiar organs in the under side of the abdomen, consisting of a pair of stretched membranes, acted upon by powerful muscles. A noted American species (C. septendecim) is called the seventeen year locust. Another common species is the dogday cicada.

cnidanoun (n.) One of the peculiar stinging, cells found in Coelenterata; a nematocyst; a lasso cell.

codanoun (n.) A few measures added beyond the natural termination of a composition.

coloquintidanoun (n.) See Colocynth.

copepodanoun (n. pl.) An order of Entomostraca, including many minute Crustacea, both fresh-water and marine.

decapodanoun (n. pl.) The order of Crustacea which includes the shrimps, lobsters, crabs, etc.
 noun (n. pl.) A division of the dibranchiate cephalopods including the cuttlefishes and squids. See Decacera.

delendanoun (n. pl.) Things to be erased or blotted out.

diplopodanoun (n. pl.) An order of myriapods having two pairs of legs on each segment; the Chilognatha.

dravidanoun (n. pl.) A race of Hindostan, believed to be the original people who occupied the land before the Hindoo or Aryan invasion.

eddanoun (n.) The religious or mythological book of the old Scandinavian tribes of German origin, containing two collections of Sagas (legends, myths) of the old northern gods and heroes.

elasipodanoun (n. pl.) An order of holothurians mostly found in the deep sea. They are remarkable for their bilateral symmetry and curious forms.

eucopepodanoun (n. pl.) A group which includes the typical copepods and the lerneans.

euryalidanoun (n. pl.) A tribe of Ophiuroidea, including the genera Euryale, Astrophyton, etc. They generally have the arms branched. See Astrophyton.

gasteropodanoun (n. pl.) Same as Gastropoda.

gastropodanoun (n. pl.) One of the classes of Mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine spiral shells, and the land and fresh-water snails. They generally creep by means of a flat, muscular disk, or foot, on the ventral side of the body. The head usually bears one or two pairs of tentacles. See Mollusca.

geladanoun (n.) A baboon (Gelada Ruppelli) of Abyssinia, remarkable for the length of the hair on the neck and shoulders of the adult male.

haciendanoun (n.) A large estate where work of any kind is done, as agriculture, manufacturing, mining, or raising of animals; a cultivated farm, with a good house, in distinction from a farming establishment with rude huts for herdsmen, etc.; -- a word used in Spanish-American regions.

haggadanoun (n.) A story, anecdote, or legend in the Talmud, to explain or illustrate the text of the Old Testament.

heteropodanoun (n. pl.) An order of pelagic Gastropoda, having the foot developed into a median fin. Some of the species are naked; others, as Carinaria and Atlanta, have thin glassy shells.

hexapodanoun (n. pl.) The true, or six-legged, insects; insects other than myriapods and arachnids.

ichthyopsidanoun (n. pl.) A grand division of the Vertebrata, including the Amphibia and Fishes.

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


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


addingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Add

addableadjective (a.) Addible.

addaxnoun (n.) One of the largest African antelopes (Hippotragus, / Oryx, nasomaculatus).

addendumnoun (n.) A thing to be added; an appendix or addition.

addernoun (n.) One who, or that which, adds; esp., a machine for adding numbers.
 noun (n.) A serpent.
 noun (n.) A small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera (/ Pelias) berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of Clotho.
 noun (n.) In America, the term is commonly applied to several harmless snakes, as the milk adder, puffing adder, etc.
 noun (n.) Same as Sea Adder.

adderwortnoun (n.) The common bistort or snakeweed (Polygonum bistorta).

addibilitynoun (n.) The quantity of being addible; capability of addition.

addibleadjective (a.) Capable of being added.

addicenoun (n.) See Adze.

addictingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Addict

addictednessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being addicted; attachment.

addictionnoun (n.) The state of being addicted; devotion; inclination.

additamentnoun (n.) An addition, or a thing added.

additionnoun (n.) The act of adding two or more things together; -- opposed to subtraction or diminution.
 noun (n.) Anything added; increase; augmentation; as, a piazza is an addition to a building.
 noun (n.) That part of arithmetic which treats of adding numbers.
 noun (n.) A dot at the right side of a note as an indication that its sound is to be lengthened one half.
 noun (n.) A title annexed to a man's name, to identify him more precisely; as, John Doe, Esq.; Richard Roe, Gent.; Robert Dale, Mason; Thomas Way, of New York; a mark of distinction; a title.
 noun (n.) Something added to a coat of arms, as a mark of honor; -- opposed to abatement.

additionalnoun (n.) Something added.
 adjective (a.) Added; supplemental; in the way of an addition.

additionaryadjective (a.) Additional.

addititiousadjective (a.) Additive.

additiveadjective (a.) Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.

additoryadjective (a.) Tending to add; making some addition.

addlenoun (n.) Liquid filth; mire.
 noun (n.) Lees; dregs.
 adjective (a.) Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To earn by labor.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To thrive or grow; to ripen.

addlingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Addle

addlingsnoun (n. pl.) Earnings.

addorsedadjective (a.) Set or turned back to back.

addressingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Address

addresseenoun (n.) One to whom anything is addressed.

addressionnoun (n.) The act of addressing or directing one's course.

adducingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adduce

adducentadjective (a.) Bringing together or towards a given point; -- a word applied to those muscles of the body which pull one part towards another. Opposed to abducent.

adducernoun (n.) One who adduces.

adducibleadjective (a.) Capable of being adduced.

adductionnoun (n.) The act of adducing or bringing forward.
 noun (n.) The action by which the parts of the body are drawn towards its axis]; -- opposed to abduction.

adductiveadjective (a.) Adducing, or bringing towards or to something.

adductornoun (n.) A muscle which draws a limb or part of the body toward the middle line of the body, or closes extended parts of the body; -- opposed to abductor; as, the adductor of the eye, which turns the eye toward the nose.

adelantadillonoun (n.) A Spanish red wine made of the first ripe grapes.

adelantadonoun (n.) A governor of a province; a commander.

adelasternoun (n.) A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.

adelingnoun (n.) Same as Atheling.

adelocodonicadjective (a.) Applied to sexual zooids of hydroids, that have a saclike form and do not become free; -- opposed to phanerocodonic.

adelopodnoun (n.) An animal having feet that are not apparent.

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

adelphousadjective (a.) Having coalescent or clustered filaments; -- said of stamens; as, adelphous stamens. Usually in composition; as, monadelphous.

ademptionnoun (n.) The revocation or taking away of a grant donation, legacy, or the like.

adenalgianoun (n.) Alt. of Adenalgy

adenalgynoun (n.) Pain in a gland.

adeniformadjective (a.) Shaped like a gland; adenoid.

adenitisnoun (n.) Glandular inflammation.

adenographicadjective (a.) Pertaining to adenography.

adenographynoun (n.) That part of anatomy which describes the glands.

adenoidnoun (n.) A swelling produced by overgrowth of the adenoid tissue in the roof of the pharynx; -- usually in pl.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Adenoidal

adenoidaladjective (a.) Glandlike; glandular.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

acephalanoun (n. pl.) That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca.

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

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

acholianoun (n.) Deficiency or want of bile.

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

acinesianoun (n.) Same as Akinesia.

aconitianoun (n.) Same as Aconitine.

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

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

acrasianoun (n.) Alt. of Acrasy

acrisianoun (n.) Alt. of Acrisy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

aerophobianoun (n.) Alt. of Aerophoby

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

aganoun (n.) Alt. of Agha

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

agalactianoun (n.) Alt. of Agalaxy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

alalonganoun (n.) Alt. of Alilonghi

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

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

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

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

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

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

alfanoun (n.) Alt. of Alfa grass

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

alhennanoun (n.) See Henna.

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

alleluianoun (n.) Alt. of Alleluiah

almanoun (n.) Alt. of Almah

almadianoun (n.) Alt. of Almadie

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

alopecianoun (n.) Alt. of Alopecy

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

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

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

althaeanoun (n.) Alt. of Althea

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

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

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

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

amalgamanoun (n.) Same as Amalgam.

amblyopianoun (n.) Alt. of Amblyopy

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

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

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

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

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

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

ammanoun (n.) An abbes or spiritual mother.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

amphibioticanoun (n. pl.) A division of insects having aquatic larvae.

amphineuranoun (n. pl.) A division of Mollusca remarkable for the bilateral symmetry of the organs and the arrangement of the nerves.