Palatal

a.

Uttered by the aid of the palate; -- said of certain sounds, as the sound of k in kirk.

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Nocturn

n.

One of the portions into which the Psalter was divided, each consisting of nine psalms, designed to be used at a night service.

Natterjack

n.

A European toad (Bufo calamita), having a yellow line along its back.

Rideau

n.

A small mound of earth; ground slightly elevated; a small ridge.

Race

n.

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.

Restricted

imp. & p. p.

of Restrict

Nourisher

n.

One who, or that which, nourishes.

Leg

n.

A disreputable sporting character; a blackleg.

Healthsome

a.

Wholesome; salubrious.

Russophobist

One who dreads Russia or Russian influence.

Ubiquitist

n.

Same as Ubiquist.

Funicular

a.

Consisting of a small cord or fiber.

Halloysite

n.

A claylike mineral, occurring in soft, smooth, amorphous masses, of a whitish color.