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    Accustomable - (a.) Habitual; customary; wonted.
    Accustomably - (adv.) According to custom; ordinarily; customarily.
    Accustomance - (n.) Custom; habitual use.
    Accustomarily - (adv.) Customarily.
    Accustomary - (a.) Usual; customary.
    Al-phitomancy - (n.) Divination by means of barley meal.
    Antestomach - (n.) A cavity which leads into the stomach, as in birds.
    Archaeostomatous - (a.) Applied to a gastrula when the blastopore does not entirely close up.
    Astomatous - (a.) Alt. of Astomous
    Automath - (n.) One who is self-taught.
    Automatic - (a.) Alt. of Automatical
    Automatical - (a.) Having an inherent power of action or motion.
    Automatical - (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, an automaton; of the nature of an automaton; self-acting or self-regulating under fixed conditions; -- esp. applied to machinery or devices in which certain things formerly or usually done by hand are done by the machine or device itself; as, the automatic feed of a lathe; automatic gas lighting; an automatic engine or switch; an automatic mouse.
    Automatical - (a.) Not voluntary; not depending on the will; mechanical; as, automatic movements or functions.
    Automatically - (adv.) In an automatic manner.
    Automatism - (n.) The state or quality of being automatic; the power of self-moving; automatic, mechanical, or involuntary action. (Metaph.) A theory as to the activity of matter.
    Automata - (pl. ) of Automaton
    Automatons - (pl. ) of Automaton
    Automaton - (v. i.) Any thing or being regarded as having the power of spontaneous motion or action.
    Automaton - (v. i.) A self-moving machine, or one which has its motive power within itself; -- applied chiefly to machines which appear to imitate spontaneously the motions of living beings, such as men, birds, etc.
    Automatous - (a.) Automatic.
    Branchiostoma - (n.) The lancelet. See Amphioxus.
    Cartomancy - (n.) The art of telling fortunes with cards.
    Chartomancy - (n.) Divination by written paper or by cards.
    Chilostoma - (n. pl.) Alt. of Chilostomata
    Chilostomata - (n. pl.) An extensive suborder of marine Bryozoa, mostly with calcareous shells. They have a movable lip and a lid to close the aperture of the cells.
    Chilostomatous - (a.) Of or pertaining to the Chilostoma.
    Chrestomathic - (a.) Teaching what is useful.
    Chrestomathy - (n.) A selection of passages, with notes, etc., to be used in acquiring a language; as, a Hebrew chrestomathy.
    Cleptomania - (n.) See Kleptomania.
    Ctenostomata - (n. pl.) A suborder of Bryozoa, usually having a circle of bristles below the tentacles.
    Customable - (a.) Customary.
    Customable - (a.) Subject to the payment of customs; dutiable.
    Customableness - (n.) Quality of being customable; conformity to custom.
    Customably - (adv.) Usually.
    Customarily - (adv.) In a customary manner; habitually.
    Customariness - (n.) Quality of being customary.
    Customary - (a.) Agreeing with, or established by, custom; established by common usage; conventional; habitual.
    Customary - (a.) Holding or held by custom; as, customary tenants; customary service or estate.
    Customary - (n.) A book containing laws and usages, or customs; as, the Customary of the Normans.
    Cyclostomata - (n. pl.) Alt. of Cyclostoma
    Cyclostoma - (n. pl.) A division of Bryozoa, in which the cells have circular apertures.
    Cynarctomachy - (n.) Bear baiting with a dog.
    Distoma - (n.) A genus of parasitic, trematode worms, having two suckers for attaching themselves to the part they infest. See 1st Fluke, 2.
    Endostoma - (n.) A plate which supports the labrum in certain Crustacea.
    Enoptomancy - (n.) Divination by the use of a mirror.
    Epistoma - (n.) Alt. of Epistome
    Epitomator - (n.) An epitomist.
    Gigantomachy - (n.) A war of giants; especially, the fabulous war of the giants against heaven.
    Gnathostoma - (n. pl.) A comprehensive division of vertebrates, including all that have distinct jaws, in contrast with the leptocardians and marsipobranchs (Cyclostoma), which lack them.
    Hematoma - (n.) A circumscribed swelling produced by an effusion of blood beneath the skin.
    High-stomached - (a.) Having a lofty spirit; haughty.
    Holostomata - (n. pl.) An artificial division of gastropods, including those that have an entire aperture.
    Holostomate - (a.) Same as Holostomatous.
    Holostomatous - (a.) Having an entire aperture; -- said of many univalve shells.
    Hypostoma - (n.) The lower lip of trilobites, crustaceans, etc.
    Kleptomania - (n.) A propensity to steal, claimed to be irresistible. This does not constitute legal irresponsibility.
    Kleptomaniac - (n.) A person affected with kleptomania.
    Melastoma - (n.) A genus of evergreen tropical shrubs; -- so called from the black berries of some species, which stain the mouth.
    Melastomaceous - (a.) Belonging to the order of which Melastoma is the type.
    Merostomata - (n. pl.) A class of Arthropoda, allied to the Crustacea. It includes the trilobites, Eurypteroidea, and Limuloidea. All are extinct except the horseshoe crabs of the last group. See Limulus.
    Metastoma - (n.) Alt. of Metastome
    Myzostomata - (n. pl.) An order of curious parasitic worms found on crinoids. The body is short and disklike, with four pairs of suckers and five pairs of hook-bearing parapodia on the under side. N () the fourteenth letter of English alphabet, is a vocal consonent, and, in allusion to its mode of formation, is called the dentinasal or linguanasal consonent. Its commoner sound is that heard in ran, done; but when immediately followed in the same word by the sound of g hard or k (as in single, sink, conquer), it usually represents the same sound as the digraph ng in sing, bring, etc. This is a simple but related sound, and is called the gutturo-nasal consonent. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 243-246.
    Odontostomatous - (a.) Having toothlike mandibles; -- applied to certain insects.
    Ottoman - (a.) Of or pertaining to the Turks; as, the Ottoman power or empire.
    Ottomans - (pl. ) of Ottoman
    Ottoman - (n.) A Turk.
    Ottoman - (n.) A stuffed seat without a back, originally used in Turkey.
    Pantastomata - (n. pl.) One of the divisions of Flagellata, including the monads and allied forms.
    Peristomata - (pl. ) of Peristoma
    Peristoma - (n.) Same as Peristome.
    Phantomatic - (a.) Phantasmal.
    Photomagnetic - (a.) Of or pertaining to photomagnetism.
    Photomagnetism - (n.) The branch of science which treats of the relation of magnetism to light.
    Plagiostomatous - (a.) Same as Plagiostomous.
    Pleurotomae - (pl. ) of Pleurotoma
    Pleurotomas - (pl. ) of Pleurotoma
    Pleurotoma - (n.) Any marine gastropod belonging to Pleurotoma, and ether allied genera of the family Pleurotmidae. The species are very numerous, especially in tropical seas. The outer lip has usually a posterior notch or slit.
    Podostomata - (n. pl.) An order of Bryozoa of which Rhabdopleura is the type. See Rhabdopleura.
    Polystomata - (n. pl.) A division of trematode worms having more two suckers. Called also Polystomea and Polystoma.
    Protomartyr - (n.) The first martyr; the first who suffers, or is sacrificed, in any cause; -- applied esp. to Stephen, the first Christian martyr.
    Pseudostomata - (pl. ) of Pseudostoma
    Pseudostoma - (n.) A group of cells resembling a stoma, but without any true aperture among them.
    Ptomaine - (n.) One of a class of animal bases or alkaloids formed in the putrefaction of various kinds of albuminous matter, and closely related to the vegetable alkaloids; a cadaveric poison. The ptomaines, as a class, have their origin in dead matter, by which they are to be distinguished from the leucomaines.
    Rhizostomata - (n. pl.) A suborder of Medusae which includes very large species without marginal tentacles, but having large mouth lobes closely united at the edges. See Illust. in Appendix.
    Scotoma - (n.) Scotomy.
    Scyphistomata - (pl. ) of Scyphistoma
    Scyphistomae - (pl. ) of Scyphistoma
    Scyphistoma - (n.) The young attached larva of Discophora in the stage when it resembles a hydroid, or actinian.
    Semaeostomata - (n. pl.) A division of Discophora having large free mouth lobes. It includes Aurelia, and Pelagia. Called also Semeostoma. See Illustr. under Discophora, and Medusa.
    Septomaxillary - (a.) Of or pertaining to the nasal septum and the maxilla; situated in the region of these parts.
    Septomaxillary - (n.) A small bone between the nasal septum and the maxilla in many reptiles and amphibians.
    Siphonostomata - (n. pl.) A tribe of parasitic copepod Crustacea including a large number of species that are parasites of fishes, as the lerneans. They have a mouth adapted to suck blood.
    Siphonostomata - (n. pl.) An artificial division of gastropods including those that have siphonostomatous shells.
    Siphonostomatous - (a.) Having the front edge of the aperture of the shell prolonged in the shape of a channel for the protection of the siphon; -- said of certain gastropods.
    Siphonostomatous - (a.) Pertaining to the Siphonostomata.
    Steatoma - (n.) A cyst containing matter like suet.
    Steatomatous - (a.) Of the nature of steatoma.
    Stomata - (pl. ) of Stoma
    Stoma - (n.) One of the minute apertures between the cells in many serous membranes.
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    Automat - n. Us 1 slot-machine. 2 cafeteria dispensing food and drink from slot-machines. [french: related to *automaton]
    Automate - v. (-ting) convert to or operate by automation.
    Automatic - adj. 1 working by itself, without direct human intervention. 2 a done spontaneously (automatic reaction). B following inevitably (automatic penalty). 3 (of a firearm) able to be loaded and fired continuously. 4 (of a vehicle or its transmission) using gears that change automatically. n. 1 automatic machine, firearm, or tool. 2 vehicle with automatic transmission. automatically adv. [related to *automaton]
    Automatic pilot - n. Device for keeping an aircraft or ship on a set course.
    Automation - n. 1 use of automatic equipment in place of manual labour. 2 production of goods etc. By this.
    Automatism - n. 1 involuntary action. 2 unthinking routine. [french: related to *automaton]
    Automaton - n. (pl. -mata or -s) 1 machine controlled automatically; robot. 2 person acting like a robot. [greek, = acting of itself]
    Customary - adj. In accordance with custom, usual. customarily adv. Customariness n. [medieval latin: related to *custom]
    Kleptomania - n. Obsessive apparently motiveless urge to steal. kleptomaniac n. & adj. [greek kleptes thief]
    Ottoman - adj. 1 of the dynasty of osman (or othman) i or the empire ruled by his descendants. 2 turkish. n. (pl. -s) 1 turk of the ottoman period. 2 (ottoman) upholstered seat without back or arms, sometimes a box with a padded top. [french from arabic]
    Pit of the stomach - n. Depression below the breastbone.
    Ptomaine - n. Any of various esp. Toxic amine compounds in putrefying matter. [greek ptoma corpse]
    Stoma - n. (pl. -s or stomata) 1 minute pore in the epidermis of a leaf. 2 small mouthlike artificial orifice made in the stomach. [greek stoma mouth]
    Stomach - n. 1 a internal organ in which digestion occurs. B any of several such organs in animals. 2 lower front of the body. 3 (usu. Foll. By for) a appetite. B inclination. v. 1 find palatable. 2 endure (usu. With neg.: cannot stomach it). [greek stoma mouth]
    Stomach-ache - n. Pain in the belly or bowels.
    Stomacher - n. Hist. Pointed bodice of a dress, often jewelled or embroidered. [probably french: related to *stomach]
    Stomach-pump - n. Syringe for forcing liquid etc. Into or out of the stomach.
    Stomach upset - n. Temporary digestive disorder.
    Tomahawk - n. N. American indian war-axe. [renape]
    Tomato - n. (pl. -es) 1 glossy red or yellow pulpy edible fruit. 2 plant bearing this. [ultimately from mexican tomatl]

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