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calcium

Calcium
(n.) An elementary substance; a metal which combined with oxygen forms lime. It is of a pale yellow color, tenacious, and malleable. It is a member of the alkaline earth group of elements. Atomic weight 40. Symbol Ca.

etacism

Etacism
(n.) The pronunciation of the Greek / (eta) like the Italian e long, that is like a in the English word ate. See Itacism.

fulcrum

Fulcrum
(n.) A prop or support.
(n.) That by which a lever is sustained, or about which it turns in lifting or moving a body.
(n.) An accessory organ such as a tendril, stipule, spine, and the like.
(n.) The horny inferior surface of the lingua of certain insects.
(n.) One of the small, spiniform scales found on the front edge of the dorsal and caudal fins of many ganoid fishes.
(n.) The connective tissue supporting the framework of the retina of the eye.

grecism

Grecism
(n.) An idiom of the Greek language; a Hellenism.

iricism

Iricism
(n.) Irishism.

itacism

Itacism
(n.) Pronunciation of / (eta) as the modern Greeks pronounce it, that is, like e in the English word be. This was the pronunciation advocated by Reu/hlin and his followers, in opposition to the etacism of Erasmus. See Etacism.

ooecium

Ooecium
(n.) One of the special zooids, or cells, of Bryozoa, destined to receive and develop ova; an ovicell. See Bryozoa.

pinchem

Pinchem
(n.) The European blue titmouse.

punctum

Punctum
(n.) A point.

sanctum

Sanctum
(n.) A sacred place; hence, a place of retreat; a room reserved for personal use; as, an editor's sanctum.

sarcasm

Sarcasm
(n.) A keen, reproachful expression; a satirical remark uttered with some degree of scorn or contempt; a taunt; a gibe; a cutting jest.

seaclam

Sea Clam
Any one of the large bivalve mollusks found on the open seacoast, especially those of the family Mactridae, as the common American species. (Mactra, / Spisula, solidissima); -- called also beach clam, and surf clam.

suicism

Suicism
(n.) Selfishness; egoism.

turcism

Turcism
(n.) A mode of speech peculiar to the Turks; a Turkish idiom or expression; also, in general, a Turkish mode or custom.