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  • English Word Ayegreen Definition The houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum).
  • English Word Ayein Definition Alt. of Ayeins
  • English Word Ayeins Definition Again; back against.
  • English Word Ayen Definition Alt. of Ayeins
  • English Word Ayenward Definition Backward.
  • English Word Ayle Definition A grandfather.
  • English Word Ayme Definition The utterance of the ejaculation "Ay me !" [Obs.] See Ay, interj.
  • English Word Ayond Definition Beyond.
  • English Word Ayont Definition Beyond.
  • English Word Ayrie Definition Alt. of Ayry
  • English Word Ayrshire Definition One of a superior breed of cattle from Ayrshire, Scotland. Ayrshires are notable for the quantity and quality of their milk.
  • English Word Ayry Definition See Aerie.
  • English Word Ayuntamiento Definition In Spain and Spanish America, a corporation or body of magistrates in cities and towns, corresponding to mayor and aldermen.
  • English Word Azalea Definition A genus of showy flowering shrubs, mostly natives of China or of North America; false honeysuckle. The genus is scarcely distinct from Rhododendron.
  • English Word Azaleas Definition of Azalea
  • English Word Azarole Definition The Neapolitan medlar (Crataegus azarolus), a shrub of southern Europe; also, its fruit.
  • English Word Azedarach Definition A handsome Asiatic tree (Melia azedarach), common in the southern United States; -- called also, Pride of India, Pride of China, and Bead tree.
  • English Word Azedarach Definition The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic.
  • English Word Azimuth Definition The quadrant of an azimuth circle.
  • English Word Azimuth Definition An arc of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object; as, the azimuth of a star; the azimuth or bearing of a line surveying.
  • English Word Azimuthal Definition Of or pertaining to the azimuth; in a horizontal circle.
  • English Word Azo- Definition A combining form of azote
  • English Word Azo- Definition Applied loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc.
  • English Word Azo- Definition Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, as in azobenzene, azobenzoic, etc. These compounds furnish many artificial dyes. See Diazo-.
  • English Word Azobenzene Definition A substance (C6H5.N2.C6H5) derived from nitrobenzene, forming orange red crystals which are easily fusible.
  • English Word Azoic Definition Destitute of any vestige of organic life, or at least of animal life; anterior to the existence of animal life; formed when there was no animal life on the globe; as, the azoic. rocks.
  • English Word Azoleic Definition Pertaining to an acid produced by treating oleic with nitric acid.
  • English Word Azonic Definition Confined to no zone or region; not local.
  • English Word Azorian Definition Of or pertaining to the Azores.
  • English Word Azorian Definition A native of the Azores.