Miliary to Millenary
(Mil"ia*ry) a. [L. miliarius, fr. milium millet: cf. F. miliaire.]
1. Like millet seeds; as, a miliary eruption.
2. (Med.) Accompanied with an eruption like millet seeds; as, a miliary fever.
3. (Zoöl.) Small and numerous; as, the miliary tubercles of Echini.
(Mil"ia*ry), n. (Zoöl.) One of the small tubercles of Echini.
(||Mi`lice") n. [F.] Militia. [Obs.]
(||Mil"i*o`la) n. [NL., dim. of L. milium millet. So named from its resemblance to millet seed.]
(Zoöl.) A genus of Foraminifera, having a porcelanous shell with several longitudinal chambers.
(Mil"i*o*lite) n. (Paleon.) A fossil shell of, or similar to, the genus Miliola.
Miliolite limestone (Geol.), a building stone, one of the group of the Paris basin, almost entirely made
up of many-chambered microscopic shells.
(Mil"i*o*lite), a. The same Miliolitic.
(Mil`i*o*lit"ic) a. Of or pertaining to the genus Miliola; containing miliolites.
(Mil"i*tan*cy) n. [See Militant.]
1. The state of being militant; warfare.
2. A military spirit or system; militarism. H. Spencer.
(Mil"i*tant) a. [L. militans, -antis, p. pr. of militare to be soldier: cf. F. militant. See Militate.]
Engaged in warfare; fighting; combating; serving as a soldier. Mil"i*tant*ly, adv.
At which command the powers militant . . .Milton. Church militant, the Christian church on earth, which is supposed to be engaged in a constant warfare
against its enemies, and is thus distinguished from the church triumphant, in heaven.
Moved on in silence.
(Mil"i*tar) a. Military. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Mil"i*ta*ri*ly) adv. In a military manner.
(Mil"i*ta*rism) n. [Cf. F. militarisme.]
1. A military state or condition; reliance on military force in administering government; a military system.
2. The spirit and traditions of military life. H. Spencer.
(Mil"i*ta*rist) n. A military man. [Obs.] Shak.
(Mil"i*ta*ry) a. [L. militaris, militarius, from miles, militis, soldier: cf. F. militaire.]
1. Of or pertaining to soldiers, to arms, or to war; belonging to, engaged in, or appropriate to, the affairs
of war; as, a military parade; military discipline; military bravery; military conduct; military renown.
Nor do I, as an enemy to peace,Shak.
Troop in the throngs of military men.
2. Performed or made by soldiers; as, a military election; a military expedition. Bacon.