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  • English Word Kyke Definition To look steadfastly; to gaze.
  • English Word Kyley Definition A variety of the boomerang.
  • English Word Kyloes Definition The cattle of the Hebrides, or of the Highlands.
  • English Word Kymnel Definition See Kimnel.
  • English Word Kymograph Definition An instrument for measuring, and recording graphically, the pressure of the blood in any of the blood vessels of a living animal; -- called also kymographion.
  • English Word Kymographic Definition Of or pertaining to a kymograph; as, a kymographic tracing.
  • English Word Kymric Definition See Cymric, a. & n.
  • English Word Kymry Definition See Cymry.
  • English Word Kynrede Definition Kindred.
  • English Word Kynurenic Definition Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from the urine of dogs. By decomposition the acid yields a nitrogenous base (called kynurin) and carbonic acid.
  • English Word Kyrie Definition See Kyrie eleison.
  • English Word Kyrie eleison Definition Greek words, meaning "Lord, have mercy upon us," used in the Mass, the breviary offices, the litany of the saints, etc.
  • English Word Kyrie eleison Definition The name given to the response to the Commandments, in the service of the Church of England and of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
  • English Word Kyrielle Definition A litany beginning with the words.
  • English Word Kyriolexy Definition Alt. of Kyriology
  • English Word Kyriological Definition Serving to denote objects by conventional signs or alphabetical characters; as, the original Greek alphabet of sixteen letters was called kyriologic, because it represented the pure elementary sounds. See Curiologic.
  • English Word Kyriology Definition The use of literal or simple expressions, as distinguished from the use of figurative or obscure ones.
  • English Word Kythe Definition Alt. of Kithe
  • English Word Kythe Definition To come into view; to appear.
  • English Word Kythed Definition of Kithe
  • English Word Kything Definition of Kithe
  • English Word Kytomiton Definition See Karyomiton.
  • English Word Kytoplasma Definition See Karyoplasma. L () L is the twelfth letter of the English alphabet, and a vocal consonant. It is usually called a semivowel or liquid. Its form and value are from the Greek, through the Latin, the form of the Greek letter being from the Phoenician, and the ultimate origin prob. Egyptian. Etymologically, it is most closely related to r and u; as in pilgrim, peregrine, couch (fr. collocare), aubura (fr. LL. alburnus).