Nataloin means: A bitter crystalline substance constituting the essential principle of Natal aloes. Cf. Aloon.
Natal plum means: The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus Arduina (A. bispinosa and A. grandiflora).
Natals means: One's birth, or the circumstances attending it.
Natant means: Floating in water, as the leaves of water lilies, or submersed, as those of many aquatic plants.
Natant means: Placed horizontally across the field, as if swimmimg toward the dexter side; said of all sorts of fishes except the flying fish.
Natantly means: In a floating manner; swimmingly.
Natation means: The act of floating on the water; swimming.
Natatores means: The swimming birds.
Natatorial means: Inclined or adapted to swim; swimming; as, natatorial birds.
Natatorious means: Adapted for swimming; -- said of the legs of certain insects.
Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.
Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.
Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.
Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.
Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.
Zenik means: See Zenick.
Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.
Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.
Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.
Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.
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