a cavelike temple, tomb, or the like, cut in rock.
(esp in ancient Egypt) a temple or tomb cut into a rock face
noun 1. Mikhail Mikhailovich (mixɑˈil). 1772–1839, Russian statesman, chief adviser (1807–12) to Alexander I. His greatest achievement was the codification of Russian law (begun 1826)
noun, plural sperm, sperms for 2. 1. semen. 2. a male reproductive cell; spermatozoon. noun 1. spermaceti. 2. sperm whale. 3. sperm oil. 1. variant of spermo- before a vowel: spermine. 1. a combining form with the meaning “one having seeds” of the kind specified by the initial element: gymnosperm. noun (pl) sperms, sperm 1. […]
sperma- pref. Variant of spermi-.
noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a pearly white, waxy, translucent solid, obtained from the oil in the head of the sperm whale: used chiefly in cosmetics and candles, and as an emollient. noun 1. a white waxy substance obtained from oil from the head of the sperm whale: used in cosmetics, candles, ointments, etc spermaceti (spûr’mə-sē’tē) […]