Gastrocolic

a.

Pertaining to both the stomach and the colon; as, the gastrocolic, or great, omentum.

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Recur

v. i.

To resort; to have recourse; to go for help.

Nontronite

n.

A greenish yellow or green mineral, consisting chiefly of the hydrous silicate of iron.

Lemon

n.

An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It is produced by a tropical tree of the genus Citrus, the common fruit known in commerce being that of the species C. Limonum or C. Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.

Homer

n.

A Hebrew measure containing, as a liquid measure, ten baths, equivalent to fifty-five gallons, two quarts, one pint; and, as a dry measure, ten ephahs, equivalent to six bushels, two pecks, four quarts.

Glinting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Glint

Glaucomatous

a.

Having the nature of glaucoma.

Rinse

v. t.

To wash lightly; to cleanse with a second or repeated application of water after washing.

Ear-shell

n.

A flattened marine univalve shell of the genus Haliotis; -- called also sea-ear. See Abalone.

Footing

n.

Standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.

Jaunted

imp. & p. p.

of Jaunt

Uncia

n.

A numerical coefficient in any particular case of the binomial theorem.

Hardness

n.

The quality or state of being hard, literally or figuratively.