an extravagant fondness for flowers; an extreme love for flowers.
Etymology: from Ancient Greek ánthos, “flower” + -mania, “madness”.
1. an apparition; a phantom; an appearance; ghost.
2. an extraordinary appearance (as of light).
Etymology: from Greek phasmat-, phasma, from phainein, “to show”.
1. a meditation upon death; view of or reflection upon death.
2. a meditation on death, as in a poem or essay.
3. the contemplation of death.
Etymology: from Latin thanatos (death) + Greek opsis (a view).
1. peevish, touchy, quarrelsome; cross; vexatious; disagreeable; bad-tempered.
2. of a horse: fiery; spirited.
Etymology: origin uncertain, potentially from The Two Noble Kinsmen typically attributed to John Fletcher and William Shakespeare.
rain; condensed water falling from a cloud.
the fear of knowledge.
Etymology: from Greek epistēmē, “knowledge, understanding” + phobia, “fear”.
1. a gap or missing part, as in a manuscript, series, or logical argument; hiatus; unfilled interval.
2. Anatomy: a cavity, space, or depression, especially in a bone, containing cartilage or bone cells.
3. Botany: an air space in the cellular tissue of plants.
Etymology: from Latin lacuna, “pool, cavity”, from lacus, “lake”.
mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner.
Etymology: Latin lūgubri(s), “mournful”, akin to lūgēre, “to mourn”.
music; chime; note; vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.
Etymology: Russian музыка.
the branch of medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (within the body) molecule which exerts a biochemical and/or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism.
Etymology: from Greek φάρμακον, pharmakon, “poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek; and -λογία, -logia, “study of”, “knowledge of”.
1. the time of the new moon; the beginning of the month in the lunar calendar.
2. the festival of the new moon.
Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek neomēnia, from ne- (new) + -mēnia (thought to be from mēnē, “moon, month” – origin uncertain).
Etymology: late Middle English < Late Latin sempiternālis.
melodious; musical; tuneful; sweet sounding.
Etymology: Latin canōrus.