Arundelian to Ascessancy
(Ar`un*del"ian) a. Pertaining to an Earl of Arundel; as, Arundel or Arundelian marbles, marbles
from ancient Greece, bought by the Earl of Arundel in 1624.
(Ar`un*dif"er*ous), a. [L. arundifer; arundo reed + ferre to bear.] Producing reeds or
(A*run`di*na"ceous) a. [L. arundinaceus, fr. arundo reed.] Of or pertaining to a reed; resembling
the reed or cane.
(Ar`un*din"e*ous) a. [L. arundineus, fr. arundo reed.] Abounding with reeds; reedy.
(||A*rus"pex) n.; pl. Aruspices [L. aruspex or haruspex.] One of the class of diviners among
the Etruscans and Romans, who foretold events by the inspection of the entrails of victims offered on
the altars of the gods.
(A*rus"pice) n. [L. aruspex: cf. F. aruspice. Cf. Aruspex, Haruspice.] A soothsayer of
ancient Rome. Same as Aruspex. [Written also haruspice.]
(A*rus"pi*cy) n. [L. aruspicium, haruspicium.] Prognostication by inspection of the entrails
of victims slain sacrifice.
(Ar"val) n. [W. arwyl funeral; ar over + wylo to weep, or cf. arföl; Icel. arfr inheritance + Sw. öl
ale. Cf. Bridal.] A funeral feast. [North of Eng.] Grose.
(Ar"vi*cole) n. [L. arvum field + colere to inhabit.] (Zoöl.) A mouse of the genus Arvicola; the
meadow mouse. There are many species.
(Ar"yan) (är"yan or ar"i*an), n. [Skr. arya excellent, honorable; akin to the name of the country
Iran, and perh. to Erin, Ireland, and the early name of this people, at least in Asia.]
1. One of a primitive people supposed to have lived in prehistoric times, in Central Asia, east of the
Caspian Sea, and north of the Hindoo Koosh and Paropamisan Mountains, and to have been the stock
from which sprang the Hindoo, Persian, Greek, Latin, Celtic, Teutonic, Slavonic, and other races; one of
that ethnological division of mankind called also Indo-European or Indo-Germanic.
2. The language of the original Aryans. [Written also Arian.]
(Ar"yan) (är"yan or ar"i*an), a. Of or pertaining to the people called Aryans; Indo-European; Indo-
Germanic; as, the Aryan stock, the Aryan languages.
(Ar"yan*ize), v. t. To make Aryan (a language, or in language). K. Johnston.
(A*ryt"e*noid) a. [Gr. shaped like a ladle; a ladle + form.] (Anat.) Ladle-shaped; applied
to two small cartilages of the larynx, and also to the glands, muscles, etc., connected with them. The
cartilages are attached to the cricoid cartilage and connected with the vocal cords.
(As) adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal swa, lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite
as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See Also.]
1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to; in the same manner with or
in which; in accordance with; in proportion to; to the extent or degree in which or to which; equally; no less
than; as, ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil; you will reap as you sow; do as you are bidden.
His spiritual attendants adjured him, as he loved his soul, to emancipate his brethren.