from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of Bryozoa which produce delicate corals, often incrusting like lichens, but sometimes branched.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of polyzoans of the family Escharidæ.
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Let a base, termed in Greek [Greek: eschara], be constructed, with each of its sides twenty-one feet long, and with four crosspieces.
[Greek: eschara], has the length of ... holes, and the anti-base of four holes; each is one hole in thickness and breadth.
The altar of the ancestors is eschara, of the gods Bomos; the offering of sacrifice to the ancestors is enagizein or entemnein to the gods thyein; the libations to the ancestors choai, to the gods spondai.