argininosuccinic acid ar·gi·ni·no·suc·cin·ic acid (är’jə-nĭ-nō-sək-sĭn’ĭk, är’jə-nē’-)
An acid formed as an intermediate during the urea cycle in a reaction involving aspartic acid and adenosine triphosphate.
of or relating to . . a native of . a . Historical Examples And he wrote a book in which he took away the palm of beauty from Argive Helen and handed it to poor Penelope. Ulysses James Joyce Let him also choose twenty Trojan women, who may be fairest next to Argive Helen. […]
v. 1580s “to argue obstinately,” from argue, perhaps by influence of haggle. Reduplicated form argle-bargle (sometimes argy-bargy) “wrangling” is attested from 1872.
. Historical Examples The little things for argle-bargle, the big uns’ for smokin’, that’s what I sez! Mad Shepherds L. P. Jacks noun another word for argy-bargy
Astronomy. a very large southern constellation, now divided into Vela, Carina, Puppis, and Pyxis, four separate constellations lying largely south of Canis Major. (italics) Classical Mythology. the ship in which Jason sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece. Contemporary Examples And, speaking of politics, the Argo bandwagon has become entirely political. ‘Argo,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ […]