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AnnellataAnnellata An`nel*la"ta, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.)
Collatable Col*lat"a*ble, a.
Capable of being collated. --Coleridge.
Cynictis penicillataMeerkat Meer"kat, n. [D.] (Zo["o]l.)
A South African carnivore (Cynictis penicillata), allied to
the ichneumons. E amygdalina obliqua capitellata macrorhyncha piperita pilulariStringy String"y, a.
1. Consisting of strings, or small threads; fibrous;
filamentous; as, a stringy root.
2. Capable of being drawn into a string, as a glutinous
substance; ropy; viscid; gluely.
Stringy bark (Bot.), a name given in Australia to several
trees of the genus Eucalyptus (as E. amygdalina, obliqua,
capitellata, macrorhyncha, piperita, pilularis, &
tetradonta), which have a fibrous bark used by the
aborigines for making cordage and cloth. FellatahsFulahs Fu"lahs`, Foolahs Foo"lahs`, n. pl.; sing. Fulah,
A peculiar African race of uncertain origin, but distinct
from the negro tribes, inhabiting an extensive region of
Western Soudan. Their color is brown or yellowish bronze.
They are Mohammedans. Called also Fellatahs, Foulahs, and
Fellani. Fulah is also used adjectively; as, Fulah empire,
tribes, language. FlagellataFlagellata Flag`el*la"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr.L. flagellatus, p.
p. See Flagellate, v. t.] (Zo["o]l.)
An order of Infusoria, having one or two long, whiplike
cilia, at the anterior end. It includes monads. See
Infusoria, and Monad. HaustellataHaustellata Haus`tel*la"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. haustellum, fr.
L. haurire, haustum, to draw water, to swallow. See
An artificial division of insects, including all those with a
sucking proboscis. I umbellataCandytuft Can"dy*tuft`, n. (Bot.)
An annual plant of the genus Iberis, cultivated in gardens.
The name was originally given to the I. umbellata, first,
discovered in the island of Candia. Ilex verticillataAlder Al"der ([add]l"d[~e]r), n. [OE. aldir, aller, fr. AS.
alr, aler, alor, akin to D. els, G. erle, Icel. erlir, erli,
Swed. al, Dan. elle, el, L. alnus, and E. elm.] (Bot.)
A tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the
genus Alnus. The wood is used by turners, etc.; the bark by
dyers and tanners. In the U. S. the species of alder are
usually shrubs or small trees.
(a) A European shrub (Rhamnus frangula); Alder buckthorn.
(b) An American species of holly (Ilex verticillata),
bearing red berries. Leipoa ocellataLeipoa Lei*po"a (l[-i]*p[=o]"[.a]), n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of Australian gallinaceous birds including but a
single species (Leipoa ocellata), about the size of a
turkey. Its color is variegated, brown, black, white, and
gray. Called also native pheasant.
Note: It makes large mounds of sand and vegetable material,
in which its eggs are laid to be hatched by the heat of
the decomposing mass. Medicago scuttellataSnail Snail (sn[=a]l), n. [OE. snaile, AS. sn[ae]gel, snegel,
sn[ae]gl; akin to G. schnecke, OHG. snecko, Dan. snegl, Icel.
(a) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial
air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus Helix
and many allied genera of the family Helicid[ae].
They are abundant in nearly all parts of the world
except the arctic regions, and feed almost entirely on
vegetation; a land snail.
(b) Any gastropod having a general resemblance to the true
snails, including fresh-water and marine species. See
Pond snail, under Pond, and Sea snail.
2. Hence, a drone; a slow-moving person or thing.
3. (Mech.) A spiral cam, or a flat piece of metal of spirally
curved outline, used for giving motion to, or changing the
position of, another part, as the hammer tail of a
4. A tortoise; in ancient warfare, a movable roof or shed to
protect besiegers; a testudo. [Obs.]
They had also all manner of gynes [engines] . . .
that needful is [in] taking or sieging of castle or
of city, as snails, that was naught else but hollow
pavises and targets, under the which men, when they
fought, were heled [protected], . . . as the snail
is in his house; therefore they cleped them snails.
5. (Bot.) The pod of the sanil clover.
Ear snail, Edible snail, Pond snail, etc. See under
Ear, Edible, etc.
Snail borer (Zo["o]l.), a boring univalve mollusk; a drill.
Snail clover (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Medicago
scuttellata, also, M. Helix); -- so named from its
pods, which resemble the shells of snails; -- called also
snail trefoil, snail medic, and beehive.
Snail flower (Bot.), a leguminous plant (Phaseolus
Caracalla) having the keel of the carolla spirally coiled
like a snail shell.
Snail shell (Zo["o]l.), the shell of snail.
Snail trefoil. (Bot.) See Snail clover, above. Meleagris ocellataOcellated O*cel"la*ted, a. [L. ocellatus, fr. ocellus a little
eye, dim. of oculus an eye.]
1. Resembling an eye.
2. Marked with eyelike spots of color; as, the ocellated
Ocellated turkey (Zo["o]l.), the wild turkey of Central
America (Meleagris ocellata). O percpicillataSurf Surf, n. [Formerly spelled suffe, and probably the same
word as E. sough.]
The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, esp. upon a
Surf bird (Zo["o]l.), a ploverlike bird of the genus
Aphriza, allied to the turnstone.
Surf clam (Zo["o]l.), a large clam living on the open
coast, especially Mactra, or Spisula, solidissima. See
Surf duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of sea
ducks of the genus Oidemia, especially O.
percpicillata; -- called also surf scoter. See the Note
Surf fish (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
California embiotocoid fishes. See Embiotocoid.
Surf smelt. (Zo["o]l.) See Smelt.
Surf whiting. (Zo["o]l.) See under Whiting. O perspicillataScoter Sco"ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus
Note: The European scoters are Oidemia nigra, called also
black duck, black diver, surf duck; and the
velvet, or double, scoter (O. fusca). The common
American species are the velvet, or white-winged,
scoter (O. Deglandi), called also velvet duck,
white-wing, bull coot, white-winged coot; the
black scoter (O. Americana), called also black
coot, butterbill, coppernose; and the surf scoter,
or surf duck (O. perspicillata), called also
baldpate, skunkhead, horsehead, patchhead,
pishaug, and spectacled coot. These birds are
collectively called also coots. The females and young
are called gray coots, and brown coots. Ocotea bullataStinkwood Stink"wood`, n. (Bot.)
A name given to several kinds of wood with an unpleasant
smell, as that of the F[oe]tidia Mauritiana of the
Mauritius, and that of the South African Ocotea bullata. Oldenlandia umbellataChay root Chay" root` [Tamil sh[=a]ya.]
The root of the Oldenlandia umbellata, native in India,
which yieds a durable red dyestuff. [Written also choy
root.] P penicillataPetrogale Pe*trog"a*le, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a rock + ? a
Any Australian kangaroo of the genus Petrogale, as the rock
wallaby (P. penicillata). Phascogale penicillataTapoa tafa Ta*po"a ta"fa (Zo["o]l.)
A small carnivorous marsupial (Phascogale penicillata)
having long, soft fur, and a very long tail with a tuft of
long hairs at the end; -- called also brush-tailed
phascogale. Radio-flagellataRadio-flagellata Ra`di*o-flag`el*la"ta, n. pl. [NL. See
Radiate, and Flagellata.] (Zo["o]l.)
A group of Protozoa having both flagella and pseudopodia. Sciaena ocellataBass Bass, n.; pl. Bass, and sometimes Basses. [A
corruption of barse.] (Zo["o]l.)
1. An edible, spiny-finned fish, esp. of the genera Roccus,
Labrax, and related genera. There are many species.
Note: The common European bass is Labrax lupus. American
species are: the striped bass (Roccus lineatus);
white or silver bass of the lakes. (R. chrysops);
brass or yellow bass (R. interruptus).
2. The two American fresh-water species of black bass (genus
Micropterus). See Black bass.
3. Species of Serranus, the sea bass and rock bass. See
4. The southern, red, or channel bass (Sci[ae]na ocellata).
Note: The name is also applied to many other fishes. See
Calico bass, under Calico. T mediocanellataTapeworm Tape"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of numerous species of cestode worms belonging to
T[ae]nia and many allied genera. The body is long, flat, and
composed of numerous segments or proglottids varying in
shape, those toward the end of the body being much larger and
longer than the anterior ones, and containing the fully
developed sexual organs. The head is small, destitute of a
mouth, but furnished with two or more suckers (which vary
greatly in shape in different genera), and sometimes, also,
with hooks for adhesion to the walls of the intestines of the
animals in which they are parasitic. The larv[ae] (see
Cysticercus) live in the flesh of various creatures, and
when swallowed by another animal of the right species develop
into the mature tapeworm in its intestine. See Illustration
Note: Three species are common parasites of man: the pork
tapeworm (T[ae]nia solium), the larva of which is
found in pork; the beef tapeworm (T.
mediocanellata), the larva of which lives in the flesh
of young cattle; and the broad tapeworm
(Bothriocephalus latus) which is found chiefly in the
inhabitants of the mountainous regions of Europe and
Asia. See also Echinococcus, Cysticercus,
Proglottis, and 2d Measles, 4. TessellataTessellata Tes`sel*la"ta, n. pl. [NL. See Tessellate.]
A division of Crinoidea including numerous fossil species in
which the body is covered with tessellated plates. V cucullataViolet Vi"o*let, n. [F. violette a violet (cf. violet
violet-colored), dim. of OF. viole a violet, L. viola; akin
to Gr. ?. Cf. Iodine.]
1. (Bot.) Any plant or flower of the genus Viola, of many
species. The violets are generally low, herbaceous plants,
and the flowers of many of the species are blue, while
others are white or yellow, or of several colors, as the
pansy (Viola tricolor).
Note: The cultivated sweet violet is Viola odorata of
Europe. The common blue violet of the eastern United
States is V. cucullata; the sand, or bird-foot,
violet is V. pedata.
2. The color of a violet, or that part of the spectrum
farthest from red. It is the most refrangible part of the
3. In art, a color produced by a combination of red and blue
in equal proportions; a bluish purple color. --Mollett.
4. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small
violet-colored butterflies belonging to Lyc[ae]na, or
Rusticus, and allied genera.
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