(Ul"cer*a*tive) a. Of or pertaining to ulcers; as, an ulcerative process.
(Ul"cered) a. Ulcerous; ulcerated.
(Ul"cer*ous) a. [L. ulcerous: cf. F. ulcéreux.]
1. Having the nature or character of an ulcer; discharging purulent or other matter. R. Browning.
2. Affected with an ulcer or ulcers; ulcerated.
It will but skin and film the ulcerous place.Shak.
Ul"cer*ous*ly, adv. Ul"cer*ous*ness, n.
(Ul"cus*cle Ul*cus"cule) n. [L. ulcusculum, dim. of ulcus. See Ulcer.] A little ulcer. [R.]
(U"le) n. [Sp.] (Bot.) A Mexican and Central American tree (Castilloa elastica and C. Markhamiana)
related to the breadfruit tree. Its milky juice contains caoutchouc. Called also ule tree.
(U*le"ma) n. [Ar. 'ulema the wise or learned men, pl. of 'alim wise, learned, fr. alima to know.]
A college or corporation in Turkey composed of the hierarchy, namely, the imams, or ministers of religion,
the muftis, or doctors of law, and the cadis, or administrators of justice.
(U"lex*ite) n. [After a German chemist.] (Min.) A mineral occurring in white rounded crystalline
masses. It is a hydrous borate of lime and soda.
(U*lig"i*nose` U*lig"i*nous) a. [L. uliginosus, fr. uligo, -inis, moisture, fr. uvere to be moist.]
Muddy; oozy; slimy; also, growing in muddy places. [R.] Woodward.
(Ul"lage) n. [OF. eullage, ovillage, the filling up of a cask, fr. ouillier, oillier, euillier, to fill a
wine cask; properly, to add oil to prevent evaporation, as to a flask that is nearly full, fr. OF. oile oil. See
Oil.] (Com.) The amount which a vessel, as a cask, of liquor lacks of being full; wantage; deficiency.
(Ul"let) n. [Cf. OF. hullote, E. howlet.] (Zoöl.) A European owl (Syrnium aluco) of a tawny color;
called also uluia.
(Ull"mann*ite) n. [So named after J. C. Ullman, a German chemist.] (Min.) A brittle mineral
of a steel-gray color and metallic luster, containing antimony, arsenic, sulphur, and nickel.
(Ul*lu"co) n. (Bot.) See Melluco.
(Ul*ma"ceous) a. [L. ulmus an elm.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a suborder of urticaceous
plants, of which the elm is the type.
(Ul"mate) n. (Chem.) A salt of ulmic acid.
(Ul"mic) a. [L. ulmus an elm: cf. F. ulmique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to ulmin; designating an acid
obtained from ulmin.
(Ul"min) n. [L. ulmus an elm: cf. F. ulmine.] (Chem.) A brown amorphous substance found in
decaying vegetation. Cf. Humin. [Formerly written ulmine.]
(||Ul"mus) n. [L., an elm.] (Bot.) A genus of trees including the elm.
(||Ul"na) n. [L., the elbow. See Ell.]