akeratosis a·ker·a·to·sis (ə-kěr’ə-tō’sĭs)
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 […]
the transfigured and beatified spirit of a dead person. Contemporary Examples Ancient Egyptians believed that every person has three souls: Ka, Ba, and Akh. Egypt’s Second Revolution: Purging the Mubarak Regime’s Legacy Vivian Salama June 19, 2012 Historical Examples Akh, if I could also pass in review mentally all the objects in my room! The […]
noun (in India) a gymnasium
noun original name Amenhotep IV. died ?1358 bc, king of Egypt, of the 18th dynasty; he moved his capital from Thebes to Tell El Amarna and introduced the cult of Aten Historical Examples King akhenaten was one of the most original minds known to us in Egyptian history. Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient […]