(Pan"ur*gy) n. [Gr. fr. properly, ready to do anything; hence, knavish, roguish; all + work.] Skill
in all kinds of work or business; craft. [R.] Bailey.
(Pan"yard) n. See Pannier. [Obs.] Pepys.
(Pa"nym) n. & a. See Panim. [Obs.]
(Pan*zo"ism) n. [Pan- + Gr. an animal.] (Biol.) A term used to denote all of the elements or
factors which constitute vitality or vital energy. H. Spencer.
(||Pa"o*lo) n. [It. Cf. Paul.] An old Italian silver coin, worth about ten cents.
(Pap) n. [Cf. OSw. papp. Cf. Pap soft food.]
1. (Anat.) A nipple; a mammilla; a teat. Dryden.
The paps which thou hast sucked.Luke xi. 27.
2. A rounded, nipplelike hill or peak; anything resembling a nipple in shape; a mamelon. Macaulay.
(Pap), n. [Cf. D. pap, G. pappe, both perh. fr. L. papa, pappa, the word with which infants call
for food: cf. It. pappa.]
1. A soft food for infants, made of bread boiled or softtened in milk or water.
2. Nourishment or support from official patronage; as, treasury pap. [Colloq. & Contemptuous]
3. The pulp of fruit. Ainsworth.
(Pap), v. t. To feed with pap. Beau. & Fl.
(Pa*pa") n. [F. papa, L. papa; cf. Gr. a child's word meaning father. Cf. Pope.]
1. A child's word for father.
2. A parish priest in the Greek Church. Shipley.
(Pa`pa*bo"te) n. [Probably of Creole origin.] (Zoöl.) The upland plover. [Local, U. S.]
(Pa"pa*cy) n. [LL. papatia, fr. L. papa a father, bishop. See Pope.]
1. The office and dignity of the pope, or pontiff, of Rome; papal jurisdiction.
2. The popes, collectively; the succession of popes.
3. The Roman Catholic religion; commonly used by the opponents of the Roman Catholics in disparagement
or in an opprobrious sense.
(Pap"a*gay) n. (Zoöl.) See Popinjay, 1 (b).
(Pa*pa"in) n. [From Papaw.] (Physiol. Chem.) A proteolytic ferment, like trypsin, present in
the juice of the green fruit of the papaw (Carica Papaya) of tropical America.
(Pa"pal) a. [F., fr. L. papa bishop. See Papacy.]
1. Of or pertaining to the pope of Rome; proceeding from the pope; ordered or pronounced by the pope; as,
papal jurisdiction; a papal edict; the papal benediction. Milman.