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Brachelytra Brach*el"y*tra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. (?) short + ? a covering.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of beetles having short elytra, as the rove beetles.
Campanula Trachelium
Throatwort Throat"wort`, n. (Bot.) A plant (Campanula Trachelium) formerly considered a remedy for sore throats because of its throat-shaped corolla.
Companula Trachelium
Mariet Mar"i*et, n. [F. mariette, prop. dim. of Marie Mary.] (Bot.) A kind of bellflower, Companula Trachelium, once called Viola Mariana; but it is not a violet.
Conotrachelus crataegi
Quince Quince, n. [Prob. a pl. from OE. quyne, coin, OF. coin, cooin, F. coing, from L. Cydonius a quince tree, as adj., Cydonian, Gr. ? Cydonian, ? ? a quince, fr. ? Cydonia, a city in Crete, ? the Cydonians. Cf. Quiddany.] 1. The fruit of a shrub (Cydonia vulgaris) belonging to the same tribe as the apple. It somewhat resembles an apple, but differs in having many seeds in each carpel. It has hard flesh of high flavor, but very acid, and is largely used for marmalade, jelly, and preserves. 2. (Bot.) a quince tree or shrub. Japan quince (Bot.), an Eastern Asiatic shrub (Cydonia, formerly Pyrus, Japonica) and its very fragrant but inedible fruit. The shrub has very showy flowers, usually red, but sometimes pink or white, and is much grown for ornament. Quince curculio (Zo["o]l.), a small gray and yellow curculio (Conotrachelus crat[ae]gi) whose larva lives in quinces. Quince tree (Bot.), the small tree (Cydonia vulgaris) which produces the quince.
Gorgerin Gor`ge*rin", n. [F., fr. gorge neck.] (Arch.) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; -- called also neck of the capital, and hypotrachelium. See Illust. of Column.
Hypotrachelium Hy`po*tra*che"li*um, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? under + ? neck.] (Arch.) Same as Gorgerin.
Trachelidan Tra*chel"i*dan, n. [Gr. ? neck.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of a tribe of beetles (Trachelides) which have the head supported on a pedicel. The oil beetles and the Cantharides are examples.
Trachelidan Tra*chel"i*dan, n. [Gr. ? neck.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of a tribe of beetles (Trachelides) which have the head supported on a pedicel. The oil beetles and the Cantharides are examples.
Trachelipod Tra*chel"i*pod, n. [Gr.? neck + -pod:cf.F. trachelipode.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the Trachelipoda.
Trachelipoda Tra`che*lip"o*da, [NL. See Trachelipod.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive artificial group of gastropods comprising all those which have a spiral shell and the foot attached to the base of the neck.
Trachelipodous Tra`che*lip"o*dous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the foot united with the neck; of or pertainingto the Trachelipoda.
Trachelobranchiate Tra`che*lo*bran"chi*ate, a. [Gr.? + E. tranchiate.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the gills situated upon the neck; -- said of certain mollusks.
Trachelorrhaphy Tra`che*lor"rha*phy, n. [Gr. ? neck + ? to sew.] (Med.) The operation of sewing up a laceration of the neck of the uterus.

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- Rachel (Hebrew: רָחֵל‎, romanized: Rāḥêl, lit. 'ewe') was a Biblical figure, the favorite of Jacob's two wives, and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin,...
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- Rachel, Lady Redgrave (28 May 1910 – 24 May 2003), known primarily by her birth name Rachel Kempson, was an English actress. She married Sir Michael Redgrave...
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