agastric a·gas·tric (ā-gās’trĭk, ə-gās’-)
Lacking a stomach or digestive tract.
a son of Paeon who was slain by Diomedes. Historical Examples The son of Tydeus speared Agastrophus son of Paeon in the hip-joint with his spear. The Iliad Homer
the legendary Aryan sage who introduced the Vedas to southern India. Historical Examples Thus have I, asked by thee, narrated to thee why Vindhya doth not increase in bulk, by reason of the power of Agastya. Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 1 Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa And Agastya also (with that wealth) did all that […]
an American art glass having a mottled, glossy, white and rose surface. Historical Examples The mezza bolla is supposed to refer to the fine for entrance on the little benefice of Sant’agata, half of which Leo remitted. Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds agata, and subsequently the walls were raised and the church […]
a variegated chalcedony showing curved, colored bands or other markings. a playing marble made of this substance, or of glass in imitation of it. Printing. a 5½-point type of a size between pearl and nonpareil. Compare (def 5). Contemporary Examples While agate could likely be acquired much more cheaply, aristocratic Romans were serious about their […]