Thyroideal to Tide

(Thy*roid"e*al) a. (Anat.) Thyroid.

(Thy*rot"o*my) n. [Thyro- + Gr. to cut.] (Surg.) The operation of cutting into the thyroid cartilage.

(Thyrse) n. [Cf. F. thyrse.] A thyrsus.

(Thyr"soid Thyr*soid"al) a. [Gr. thyrsus + form, shape: cf. F. thyrsoïde.] Having somewhat the form of a thyrsus.

(||Thyr"sus) n.; pl. Thyrsi [L., fr. Gr. . Cf. Torso.]

1. A staff entwined with ivy, and surmounted by a pine cone, or by a bunch of vine or ivy leaves with grapes or berries. It is an attribute of Bacchus, and of the satyrs and others engaging in Bacchic rites.

A good to grow on graves
As twist about a thyrsus.
Mrs. Browning.

In my hand I bear
The thyrsus, tipped with fragrant cones of pine.

2. (Bot.) A species of inflorescence; a dense panicle, as in the lilac and horse-chestnut.

(||Thy`sa*nop"ter) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Thysanoptera.

(||Thy`sa*nop"te*ra) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. a fringe + a wing.] (Zoöl.) A division of insects, considered by some writers a distinct order, but regarded by others as belonging to the Hemiptera. They are all of small size, and have narrow, broadly fringed wings with rudimentary nervures. Most of the species feed upon the juices of plants, and some, as those which attack grain, are very injurious to crops. Called also Physopoda. See Thrips.

(Thy`sa*nop"ter*an) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Thysanoptera.

(Thy`sa*nop"ter*ous) a. Of or pertaining to the Thysanoptera.

(||Thys`a*nu"ra) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. fringe + tail.] (Zoöl.) An order of wingless hexapod insects which have setiform caudal appendages, either bent beneath the body to form a spring, or projecting as bristles. It comprises the Cinura, or bristletails, and the Collembola, or springtails. Called also Thysanoura. See Lepisma, and Podura.

(Thys`a*nu"ran) n. (Zoöl.) One of the Thysanura. Also used adjectively.

(Thys`a*nu"rous) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Thysanura.

(Thys"be) n. [NL., fr. L. Thisbe maiden beloved by Pyramus, Gr. .] (Zoöl.) A common clearwing moth

(Thy*self") pron. An emphasized form of the personal pronoun of the second person; — used as a subject commonly with thou; as, thou thyself shalt go; that is, thou shalt go, and no other. It is sometimes used, especially in the predicate, without thou, and in the nominative as well as in the objective case.

Thyself shalt see the act.

Ere I do thee, thou to thyself wast cruel.

(Ti"ar) n. [Cf. F. tiare. See Tiara.] A tiara. [Poetic] Milton. Tennyson.

(Ti*a"ra) n. [L., from Gr. of Persian origin.]

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