(Pan*eu"lo*gism) n. [See Pan-, Eulogy.] Eulogy of everything; indiscriminate praise.
Her book has a trace of the cant of paneulogism.National Rev.
(Pan"ful) n.; pl. Panfuls [See 5th Pan.] Enough to fill a pan.
(Pang) n. [Prob. for older prange. Cf. Prong.] A paroxysm of extreme pain or anguish; a sudden
and transitory agony; a throe; as, the pangs of death.
Syn. Agony; anguish; distress. See Agony.
(Pang), v. t. To torture; to cause to have great pain or suffering; to torment. [R.] Shak.
(Pan*gen"e*sis) n. [Pan- + genesis.] (Biol.) An hypothesis advanced by Darwin in explanation
The theory rests on the assumption, that the whole organization, in the sense of every separate atom
or unit, reproduces itself, the cells throwing off minute granules called gemmules, which circulate freely
throughout the system and multiply by subdivision. These gemmules collect in the reproductive organs
and products, or in buds, so that the egg or bud contains gemmules from all parts of the parent or parents,
which in development give rise to cells in the offspring similar to those from which they were given off in
the parent. The hypothesis also assumes that these gemmules need not in all cases develop into cells,
but may lie dormant, and be transmitted from generation to generation without producing a noticeable
effect until a case of atavism occurs.
(Pan`ge*net"ic) a. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to pangenesis.
(Pang"ful) a. Full of pangs. Richardson.
(Pang"less), a. Without a pang; painless. Byron.
(Pan"go*lin) n. [Malay panglang.] (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of Manis, Pholidotus,
and related genera, found in Africa and Asia. They are covered with imbricated scales, and feed upon
ants. Called also scaly ant-eater.
(Pan*goth"ic) a. [Pan- + Gothic.] Of, pertaining to, or including, all the Gothic races. "Ancestral
Pangothic stock." Earle.
(Pan`hel*len"ic) a. [See Panhellenium.] Of or pertaining to all Greece, or to Panhellenism; including
all Greece, or all the Greeks.
(Pan*hel"len*ism) n. A scheme to unite all the Greeks in one political body.
(Pan*hel"len*ist), n. An advocate of Panhellenism.
(Pan`hel*le"ni*um) n. [NL., from Gr. all + the Greeks.] (Gr. Antiq.) An assembly or association
of Greeks from all the states of Greece.
Panic grass (Bot.), any grass of the genus Panicum.
(Pan"ic) n. [L. panicum.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Panicum; panic grass; also, the edible grain
of some species of panic grass.