(A*m"bous) a. Like an amba in structure.
(Am`o*li"tion) n. [L. amolitio, fr. amoliri to remove; a (ab) + moliri to put in motion.] Removal; a
putting away. [Obs.] Bp. Ward
(||A*mo"mum) n. [L., fr. Gr. an Indian spice plant.] (Bot.) A genus of aromatic plants. It
includes species which bear cardamoms, and grains of paradise.
(A*mon"este) v. t. To admonish. [Obs.]
(A*mong" A*mongst") prep. [OE. amongist, amonges, amonge, among, AS. onmang, ongemang,
gemang, in a crowd or mixture. For the ending -st see Amidst. See Mingle.]
1. Mixed or mingled; surrounded by.
And from his presence hid themselves among
The thickest trees.
2. Conjoined, or associated with, or making part of the number of; in the number or class of.
Blessed art thou among women.
Luke i. 28.
3. Expressing a relation of dispersion, distribution, etc.; also, a relation of reciprocal action.
What news among the merchants?
Human sacrifices were practiced among them.
Divide that gold amongst you.
Whether they quarreled among themselves, or with their neighbors.
Syn. Amidst; between. See Amidst, Between.
(||A*mon`til*la"do) n. [Sp.] A dry kind of cherry, of a light color. Simmonds.
(Am"o*ret) n. [OF. amorette, F. amourette, dim. of amour.]
1. An amorous girl or woman; a wanton. [Obs.] J. Warton.
2. A love knot, love token, or love song. (pl.) Love glances or love tricks. [Obs.]
3. A petty love affair or amour. [Obs.]
(Am"o*rette") n. An amoret. [Obs.] Rom. of R.
(Am"o*rist) n. [L. armor love. See Amorous.] A lover; a gallant. [R.] Milton.
It was the custom for an amorist to impress the name of his mistress in the dust, or upon the damp
earth, with letters fixed upon his shoe.
(A-morn"ings) adv. [See Amorwe. The -s is a genitival ending. See -wards.] In the morning; every
And have such pleasant walks into the woods
(||Am`o*ro"sa) n. [It. amoroso, fem. amorosa.] A wanton woman; a courtesan. Sir T.