Abnormous - (a.) Abnormal; irregular.
Achymous - (a.) Without chyme.
Acrotomous - (a.) Having a cleavage parallel with the base.
Aetheogamous - (a.) Propagated in an unusual way; cryptogamous.
Agamous - (a.) Having no visible sexual organs; asexual.
Agamous - (a.) cryptogamous.
Allogamous - (a.) Characterized by allogamy.
Allonymous - (a.) Published under the name of some one other than the
Amphigamous - (a.) Having a structure entirely cellular, and no distinct
sexual organs; -- a term applied by De Candolle to the lowest order of
Amphistomous - (a.) Having a sucker at each extremity, as certain
entozoa, by means of which they adhere.
Anadromous - (a.) Ascending rivers from the sea, at certain seasons, for
breeding, as the salmon, shad, etc.
Anadromous - (a.) Tending upwards; -- said of terns in which the lowest
secondary segments are on the upper side of the branch of the central
Androtomous - (a.) Having the filaments of the stamens divided into two
Angiomonospermous - (a.) Producing one seed only in a seed pod.
Angiospermous - (a.) Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp.
Angiostomous - (a.) With a narrow mouth, as the shell of certain
Animous - (a.) Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute.
Anonymous - (a.) Nameless; of unknown name; also, of unknown or unavowed
authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; an anonymous pamphlet or
Anonymously - (adv.) In an anonymous manner; without a name.
Anonymousness - (n.) The state or quality of being anonymous.
Antidromous - (a.) Changing the direction in the spiral sequence of
leaves on a stem.
Antistrumous - (a.) Good against scrofulous disorders.
Arhythmous - (a.) See Arrhizal, Arrhizous, Arrhythmic, Arrhythmous.
Arrhythmous - (a.) Being without rhythm or regularity, as the pulse.
Aspermous - (a.) Destitute of seeds; aspermatous.
Astomous - (a.) Not possessing a mouth.
Athalamous - (a.) Not furnished with shields or beds for the spores, as
the thallus of certain lichens.
Athermous - (a.) Athermanous.
Autogamous - (a.) Characterized by autogamy; self-fertilized.
Autonomous - (a.) Independent in government; having the right or power of
Autonomous - (a.) Having independent existence or laws.
Azymous - (a.) Unleavened; unfermented.
B () is the second letter of the English alphabet. (See Guide to
Pronunciation, // 196, 220.) It is etymologically related to p, v, f, w
and m , letters representing sounds having a close organic affinity to
its own sound; as in Eng. bursar and purser; Eng. bear and Lat. ferre;
Eng. silver and Ger. silber; Lat. cubitum and It. gomito; Eng. seven,
Anglo-Saxon seofon, Ger. sieben, Lat. septem, Gr."epta`, Sanskrit
saptan. The form of letter B is Roman, from Greek B (Beta), of Semitic
origin. The small b was formed by gradual change from the capital B.
Balsamous - (a.) Having the quality of balsam; containing balsam.
Bigamous - (a.) Guilty of bigamy; involving bigamy; as, a bigamous
Biramous - (a.) Having, or consisting of, two branches.
Blasphemous - (a.) Speaking or writing blasphemy; uttering or exhibiting
anything impiously irreverent; profane; as, a blasphemous person;
containing blasphemy; as, a blasphemous book; a blasphemous caricature.
Blasphemously - (adv.) In a blasphemous manner.
Brumous - (a.) Foggy; misty.
Camous - (a.) Alt. of Camoys
Camoused - (a.) Depressed; flattened.
Camously - (adv.) Awry.
Campylospermous - (a.) Having seeds grooved lengthwise on the inner face,
as in sweet cicely.
Catadromous - (a.) Having the lowest inferior segment of a pinna nearer
the rachis than the lowest superior one; -- said of a mode of branching
in ferns, and opposed to anadromous.
Catadromous - (a.) Living in fresh water, and going to the sea to spawn;
-- opposed to anadromous, and said of the eel.
Catanadromous - (a.) Ascending and descending fresh streams from and to
the sea, as the salmon; anadromous.
Chromous - (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chromium, when this
element has a valence lower than that in chromic compounds.
Chymous - (a.) Of or pertaining to chyme.
Cleistogamous - (a.) Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute,
closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; -- said of
certain species of plants which possess flowers of two or more kinds,
the closed ones being so constituted as to insure self-fertilization.
Coalmouse - (n.) A small species of titmouse, with a black head; the
Coelospermous - (a.) Hollow-seeded; having the ventral face of the
seedlike carpels incurved at the ends, as in coriander seed.
Colemouse - (n.) See Coletit.
Cryptogamous - (a.) Of or pertaining to the series Cryptogamia, or to
plants of that series.
Cyclostomous - (a.) Pertaining to the Cyclostomi.
Cymous - (a.) Having the nature of a cyme, or derived from a cyme;
bearing, or pertaining to, a cyme or cymes.
Defamous - (a.) Defamatory.
Diathermous - (a.) Same as Diathermal.
Diatomous - (a.) Having a single, distinct, diagonal cleavage; -- said of
Dichogamous - (a.) Manifesting dichogamy.
Dichotomous - (a.) Regularly dividing by pairs from bottom to top; as, a
Didymous - (a.) Growing in pairs or twins.
Didynamous - (a.) Of or pertaining to the Didynamia; containing four
stamens disposed in pairs of unequal length.
Digamous - (a.) Pertaining to a second marriage, that is, one after the
death of the first wife or the first husband.
Disspermous - (a.) Containing only two seeds; two-seeded.
Ditrichotomous - (a.) Divided into twos or threes.
Ditrichotomous - (a.) Dividing into double or treble ramifications; --
said of a leaf or stem.
Dormouse - (n.) A small European rodent of the genus Myoxus, of several
species. They live in trees and feed on nuts, acorns, etc.; -- so
called because they are usually torpid in winter.
Dumous - (a.) Abounding with bushes and briers.
Dumous - (a.) Having a compact, bushy form.
Edriophthalmous - (a.) Pertaining to the Edriophthalma.
Endogamous - (a.) Marrying within the same tribe; -- opposed to
Enneaspermous - (a.) Having nine seeds; -- said of fruits.
Enormous - (a.) Exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due
proportion; inordinate; abnormal.
Enormous - (a.) Exceedingly wicked; outrageous; atrocious; monstrous; as,
an enormous crime.
Enormously - (adv.) In an enormous degree.
Enormousness - (n.) The state of being enormous.
Epiphylospermous - (a.) Bearing fruit on the back of the leaves, as
Eponymous - (a.) Relating to an eponym; giving one's name to a tribe,
people, country, and the like.
Equanimous - (a.) Of an even, composed frame of mind; of a steady temper;
not easily elated or depressed.
Exanimous - (a.) Lifeless; dead.
Exogamous - (a.) Relating to exogamy; marrying outside of the limits of
one's own tribe; -- opposed to endogenous.
Famous - (a.) Celebrated in fame or public report; renowned; mach talked
of; distinguished in story; -- used in either a good or a bad sense,
chiefly the former; often followed by for; as, famous for erudition,
for eloquence, for military skill; a famous pirate.
Famoused - (a.) Renowned.
Famously - (adv.) In a famous manner; in a distinguished degree; greatly;
Famousness - (n.) The state of being famous.
Flammivomous - (a.) Vomiting flames, as a volcano.
Flavicomous - (a.) Having yellow hair.
Flexanimous - (a.) Having power to change the mind.
Flickermouse - (n.) See Flittermouse.
Flindermouse - (n.) A bat; a flittermouse.
Flittermouse - (n.) A bat; -- called also flickermouse, flindermouse, and
Floricomous - (a.) Having the head adorned with flowers.
Fumous - (a.) Producing smoke; smoky.
Fumous - (a.) Producing fumes; full of fumes.
Gonimous - (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, gonidia or gonimia, as that
part of a lichen which contains the green or chlorophyll-bearing cells.
Grumous - (a.) Resembling or containing grume; thick; concreted; clotted;
as, grumous blood.
Grumous - (a.) See Grumose.
Grumousness - (n.) The state of being grumous.
Gummous - (a.) Gumlike, or composed of gum; gummy.
Gummous - (a.) Of or pertaining to a gumma.
Gymnospermous - (n.) Having naked seeds, or seeds not inclosed in a
capsule or other vessel.