root eater

root eater
root eater noun
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  • Light eater — Light Light, a. [Compar. {Lighter} (l[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Lightest}.] [OE. light, liht, AS. l[=i]ht, le[ o]ht; akin to D. ligt, G. leicht, OHG. l[=i]hti, Icel. l[=e]ttr, Dan. let, Sw. l[ a]tt, Goth. leihts, and perh. to L. levis (cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serpent eater — Serpent Ser pent, n. [F., fr. L. serpens, entis (sc. bestia), fr. serpens, p. pr. of serpere to creep; akin to Gr. ???, Skr. sarp, and perhaps to L. repere, E. reptile. Cf. {Herpes}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spawn eater — Spawn Spawn, n. [[root]170. See {Spawn}, v. t.] 1. The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals. [1913 Webster] 2. Any product or offspring; used contemptuously. [1913 Webster] 3. (Hort.) The buds or branches produced from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone eater — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ten Bears — Infobox Person name = Ten Bears image size = 180px caption = Ten Bears birth name = Paruasemana birth date = c. 1790 birth place = death date = c. 1872 death place = Fort Sill Lawton, Oklahoma, United States death cause = known for = Attempting… …   Wikipedia

  • Dinohyus — ▪ paleontology  extinct genus of giant piglike mammals found as fossils in deposits of early Miocene age in North America (the Miocene Epoch occurred 23.7 to 5.3 million years ago). Dinohyus is the last and largest of a group of mammals called… …   Universalium

  • ĝhers- and partly ĝher- —     ĝhers and partly ĝher     English meaning: rigid, *pig     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘starren”     Note: (see also gher 3)     Note: From an extended zero grade of Root eĝhi (*eĝhi no s): “hedgehog (*serpent eater)” derived Root ĝhers ,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • ed- (*heĝh-) —     ed (*heĝh )     English meaning: to eat, *tooth     Note: From an older root (*heĝh ) derived Root ed (*heĝh ): “to eat, *tooth” and Root ĝembh , ĝm̥bh : “to bite; tooth”     Deutsche Übersetzung: “essen”     Note: originally athematic,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • List of Metal Gear characters — The Metal Gear franchise features a large number of fictional characters. The series canon comprises (not including re releases and remakes) Metal Gear (MG) and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (MG2) for the MSX2, Metal Gear Solid (MGS) for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ancient Macedonian language — For the unrelated modern Slavic language, see Macedonian language. language name=Ancient Macedonian region=Macedon ( extinct language ) extinct=absorbed by Attic Greek in the 4th century BC familycolor=Indo European fam2= possibly Greek… …   Wikipedia