from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, goat-eye; a tumor, abscess, or other affection of the inner angle (canthus) of the eye; sometimes, a fistula lacrymalis or other affection of the lacrymal duct. In a mild form, it is simply a swelling of the lacrymal papilla, and is very common.
  • noun In botany, a genus of grasses allied to Triticum, or wheat-grass, growing wild in the south of Europe and parts of Asia. It is believed by many botanists to be the origin of cultivated wheat.
  • noun A species of oak, Quercus Ægilops; the valonia-oak of the Levant.
  • noun A genus of lamellibranchs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.
  • noun The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed.
  • noun A genus of plants, called also hardgrass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of aegilops.


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