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  • English Word Oxymuriatic Definition Pertaining to, or consisting of, oxygen and muriatic acid, that is, hydrochloric acid.
  • English Word Oxyneurine Definition See Betaine.
  • English Word Oxyntic Definition Acid; producing acid; -applied especially to certain glands and cells in the stomach.
  • English Word Oxyopia Definition Alt. of Oxyopy
  • English Word Oxyopy Definition Excessive acuteness of sight.
  • English Word Oxyphenic Definition Pertaining to, or designating, the phenol formerly called oxyphenic acid, and now oxyphenol and pyrocatechin. See Pyrocatechin.
  • English Word Oxyphenol Definition A phenol, /////, produced by the distillation of catechin; called also oxyphenic acid, and now pyrocatechin.
  • English Word Oxyphony Definition Acuteness or shrillness of voice.
  • English Word Oxyquinoline Definition Hydroxy quinoline; a phenol derivative of quinoline, -- called also carbostyril.
  • English Word Oxyrhyncha Definition The maioid crabs.
  • English Word Oxyrrhodine Definition A mixture of two parts of the oil of roses with one of the vinegar of roses.
  • English Word Oxysalt Definition A salt of an oxyacid, as a sulphate.
  • English Word Oxysulphide Definition A ternary compound of oxygen and sulphur.
  • English Word Oxysulphuret Definition An oxysulphide.
  • English Word Oxytocic Definition Promoting uterine contractions, or parturition.
  • English Word Oxytocic Definition An oxytocic medicine or agent.
  • English Word Oxytoluene Definition One of three hydroxy derivatives of toluene, called the cresols. See Cresol.
  • English Word Oxytone Definition Having an acute sound; (Gr. Gram.), having an acute accent on the last syllable.
  • English Word Oxytone Definition An acute sound.
  • English Word Oxytone Definition A word having the acute accent on the last syllable.
  • English Word Oxytonical Definition Oxytone.
  • English Word Oyer Definition A hearing or an inspection, as of a deed, bond, etc., as when a defendant in court prays oyer of a writing.
  • English Word Oyez Definition Hear; attend; -- a term used by criers of courts to secure silence before making a proclamation. It is repeated three times.
  • English Word Oylet Definition See Eyelet.
  • English Word Oylet Definition Same as Oillet.
  • English Word Oynoun Definition Onion.
  • English Word Oyster Definition Any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus Ostrea. They are usually found adhering to rocks or other fixed objects in shallow water along the seacoasts, or in brackish water in the mouth of rivers. The common European oyster (Ostrea edulis), and the American oyster (Ostrea Virginiana), are the most important species.
  • English Word Oyster Definition A name popularly given to the delicate morsel contained in a small cavity of the bone on each side of the lower part of the back of a fowl.
  • English Word Oyster-green Definition A green membranous seaweed (Ulva) often found growing on oysters but common on stones, piles, etc.
  • English Word Oystering Definition Gathering, or dredging for, oysters.