an admixture to natural or synthetic rubber for preventing ozonolysis.
either of two chapels at the west end of an Armenian or Byzantine church.
of, relating to, or characteristic of . (of diseases) due to . Phonetics, (def 2). adj. 1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos “of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite,” from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in reference to toadies; from 1640s in the biological […]
antipas (1.) Herod Antipas, a son of Herod the Great by his Samaritan wife Malthace. He was tetrarch of Galilee and Peraea during the whole period of our Lord’s life on earth (Luke 23:7). He was a frivolous and vain prince, and was chargeable with many infamous crimes (Mark 8:15; Luke 3:19; 13:31, 32). He […]
a course of appetizers consisting of an assortment of foods, as olives, anchovies, sliced sausage, peppers, and artichoke hearts. noun (pl) -tos a course of hors d’oeuvres in an Italian meal n. 1934, from Italian antipasto, from anti- “before” (see ante) + pasto “food,” from Latin pascere “to feed” (see pastor). Earlier anglicized as antepast […]