a red coloring matter obtained from the root of the alkanet, Alkanna tinctoria.
another name for alkanet (sense 2)
variant of .
verb a former spelling of ankylose
n. “stiffness of joints,” 1713, from Greek ankylos “crooked” (see angle (n.)) + -osis. Historical Examples anchylosis was established, and he left for England with a useful limb. A Treatise on Gunshot Wounds Thomas Longmore The end result is one of anchylosis of the joint and permanent lameness. Diseases of the Horse’s Foot Harry Caulton […]
noun a variant of ancylostomiasis