the fragrant, resinous wood of an East Indian tree, Aquilaria agallocha, of the mezereum family, used as incense in the Orient.
another name for eaglewood
any of numerous agamid lizards of the genus Agama, many of which are brilliantly colored and have the ability to change the color of the skin. any of the Tantric writings. Historical Examples The brilliantly coloured red and blue lizard (agama colonorum) is found in the coast region of eastern Liberia. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]
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a person’s best effort, abilities, or achievement: The candidate brought her A game to the debate.
a daughter of Augeas noted for her skill at using herbs for healing.
Classical Mythology. a king of Mycenae, a son of Atreus and brother of Menelaus. He led the Greeks in the Trojan War and was murdered by Clytemnestra, his wife, upon his return from Troy. (italics) a tragedy (458 b.c.) by Aeschylus. Contemporary Examples We amplified the scene with Agamemnon to let people understand that Achilles […]
an asexual reproductive cell, as a spore, that forms a new organism without fusion with another cell. noun a reproductive cell, such as the merozoite of some protozoans, that develops into a new form without fertilization