Carl Ethan, 1864–1926, U.S. naturalist, explorer, and sculptor. Historical Examples For nearly two hours we followed, Akeley tracking with remarkable precision. In Africa John T. McCutcheon Akeley looked at it and exclaimed, “By George, I believe he’s got them!” In Africa John T. McCutcheon Akeley had got a splendid photograph of the charging cow and […]
. any small, dry, hard, one-seeded, indehiscent fruit. Historical Examples The fruit of Composit (though not of a single carpel) is also an akene. The Elements of Botany Asa Gray akene of Virgin’s-bower, retaining the feathered style, which aids in dissemination. The Elements of Botany Asa Gray It is what the botanists call an akene, […]
akeratosis akeratosis a·ker·a·to·sis (ə-kěr’ə-tō’sĭs) n. Deficiency or absence of horny tissue such as nails.
. a quilted garment worn under mail in the 13th and 14th centuries; gambeson. Historical Examples The “aketon” appears to be but another name for the gambeson. Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe John Hewitt noun (in medieval Europe) a jacket or jerkin, originally of quilted cotton, worn under a coat of mail a leather […]