the development of structures and organs in an embryo or larva that are adaptations to its way of life and are not retained in the adult form Compare recapitulation (sense 2)
adjective a variant spelling of Cenozoic
(in fungi) an aecium in which the spores are formed in chains and not enclosed in a peridium. noun an aecium in some rust fungi that has no surrounding membrane
the liturgical book, used by bishops, containing regulations and prescriptions that are authoritative in matters not covered in the missal or other service books.
a town in Gwent, in SE Wales: site of ancient Roman fortress, a supposed seat of King Arthur’s court. Historical Examples The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales Giraldus Cambrensis King Arthur’s Knights Henry Gilbert King Arthur’s Knights Henry Gilbert Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail Alfred Nutt A King’s Comrade Charles Whistler […]