nimus furandi[L.] (Law), intention of stealing.

(An"i*on) n. [Gr. neut. p. pr. of to go up; up + to go.] (Chem.) An electro- negative element, or the element which, in electro-chemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; — opposed to cation. Faraday.

(An"ise) n. [OE. anys, F. anis, L. anisum, anethum, fr. Gr. 'a`nison, 'a`nhqon.]

1. (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds.

2. The fruit or seeds of this plant.

(An"i*seed) n. The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it. "Oil of aniseed." Brande & C.

(||An`i*sette") n. [F.] A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds. De Colange.

(A*nis"ic) a. Of or derived from anise; as, anisic acid; anisic alcohol.

(||An`i*so*dac"ty*la An`i*so*dac"tyls) n. pl. [NL. anisodactyla, fr. Gr. 'a`nisos unequal ('an priv. + 'i`sos equal) + da`ktylos finger.] (Zoöl.) (a) A group of herbivorous mammals characterized by having the hoofs in a single series around the foot, as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc. (b) A group of perching birds which are anisodactylous.

(An`i*so*dac"ty*lous) a. (Zoöl.) Characterized by unequal toes, three turned forward and one backward, as in most passerine birds.

(An`i*mis"tic) a. Of or pertaining to animism. Huxley. Tylor.

(An`i*mose" An"i*mous) a. [L. animosus, fr. animus soul, spirit, courage.] Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute. [Obs.] Ash.

(An`i*mose"ness) n. Vehemence of temper. [Obs.]

(An`i*mos"i*ty) n.; pl. Animosities [F. animosité, fr. L. animositas. See Animose, Animate, v. t.]

1. Mere spiritedness or courage. [Obs.] Skelton.

Such as give some proof of animosity, audacity, and execution, those she [the crocodile] loveth.

2. Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike. Macaulay.

Syn. — Enmity; hatred; opposition. — Animosity, Enmity. Enmity be dormant or concealed; animosity is active enmity, inflamed by collision and mutual injury between opposing parties. The animosities which were continually springing up among the clans in Scotland kept that kingdom in a state of turmoil and bloodshed for successive ages. The animosities which have been engendered among Christian sects have always been the reproach of the church.

Such [writings] as naturally conduce to inflame hatreds and make enmities irreconcilable.

[These] factions . . . never suspended their animosities till they ruined that unhappy government.

(An"i*mus) n.; pl. Animi [L., mind.] Animating spirit; intention; temper.

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