Troopial to Trout

(Troop"i*al) n. (Zoöl.) Same as Troupial.

(Troop"meal`) adv. [Troop + - meal as in piecemeal.] By troops; in crowds. [Obs.]

So, troopmeal, Troy pursued a while, laying on with swords and darts.

(Troop"ship`) n. A vessel built or fitted for the conveyance of troops; a transport. [Eng.]

(Troost"ite) n. [So named after Dr. Gerard Troost, of Nashville, Tenn.] (Min.) Willemite.

(Tro*pæ"o*lin) n. (Chem.) A name given to any one of a series of orange-red dyestuffs produced artificially from certain complex sulphonic acid derivatives of azo and diazo hydrocarbons of the aromatic series; — so called because of the general resemblance to the shades of nasturtium

(Trope) n. [L. tropus, Gr. fr. to turn. See Torture, and cf. Trophy, Tropic, Troubadour, Trover.] (Rhet.) (a) The use of a word or expression in a different sense from that which properly belongs to it; the use of a word or expression as changed from the original signification to another, for the sake of giving life or emphasis to an idea; a figure of speech. (b) The word or expression so used.

In his frequent, long, and tedious speeches, it has been said that a trope never passed his lips.

Tropes are chiefly of four kinds: metaphor, metonymy, synecdoche, and irony. Some authors make figures the genus, of which trope is a species; others make them different things, defining trope to be a change of sense, and figure to be any ornament, except what becomes so by such change.

(Tro*pe"ine) n. (Chem.) Any one of a series of artificial ethereal salts derived from the alkaloidal base tropine.

(||Tro"phi) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a feeder, fr. to feed.] (Zoöl.) The mouth parts of an insect, collectively, including the labrum, labium, maxillæ, mandibles, and lingua, with their appendages.

(Troph"ic) a. [Gr. nursing. See Trophi.] (Physiol.) Of or connected with nutrition; nitritional; nourishing; as, the so-called trophic nerves, which have a direct influence on nutrition.

(Tro"phied) a. Adorned with trophies.

The trophied arches, storied halls, invade.

(Tro*pho"ni*an) a. [L. Trophonianus, fr. Trophonius, Gr. a Grecian architect, fabled to have been the builder of the first temple of Apollo at Delphi. He was worshiped after death, and had a celebrated oracle in a cave in Bœotia.] Of or pertaining to Trophonius, his architecture, or his cave and oracle.

(Troph"o*some) n. [Gr. a feeder + - some body.] (Zoöl.) The nutritive zooids of a hydroid, collectively, as distinguished from the gonosome, or reproductive zooids.

(Troph"o*sperm) n. [Gr. a feeder + seed: cf. F. trophosperme. See Trophi.] (Bot.) The placenta.

(Tro"phy) n.; pl. Trophies [F. trophée (cf. It. & Sp. trofeo), L. tropaeum, trophaeum, Gr. strictly, a monument of the enemy's defeat, fr. a turn, especially, a turning about of the enemy, a putting to flight or routing him, fr. to turn. See Trope.]

1. (Gr. & Rom. Antiq.) A sign or memorial of a victory raised on the field of battle, or, in case of a naval victory, on the nearest land. Sometimes trophies were erected in the chief city of the conquered people.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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