Words whose 14th letter is U
Line 1922 - <Brachycephalous (a.) Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.>
Line 3423 - <Convolvulaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the bindweed and the morning-glory are common examples.>
Line 4509 - <Disadvantageous (a.) Attended with disadvantage; unfavorable to success or prosperity; inconvenient; prejudicial; -- opposed to advantageous; as, the situation of an army is disadvantageous for attack or defense.>
Line 5124 - <Enantiomorphous (a.) Similar, but not superposable, i. e., related to each other as a right-handed to a left-handed glove; -- said of certain hemihedral crystals.>
Line 7792 - <Ichthyomorphous (a.) Fish-shaped; as, the ichthyomorphic idols of ancient Assyria.>
Line 9421 - <Macrosporangium (n.) A sporangium or conceptacle containing only large spores; -- opposed to microsporangium. Both are found in the genera Selaginella, Isoctes, and Marsilia, plants remotely allied to ferns.>
Line 10771 - <Odontostomatous (a.) Having toothlike mandibles; -- applied to certain insects.>
Line 11550 - <Peristeropodous (a.) Having pigeonlike feet; -- said of those gallinaceous birds that rest on all four toes, as the curassows and megapods.>
Line 15048 - <Spermatophorous (a.) Producing seed, or sperm; seminiferous; as, the so-called spermatophorous cells.>
Line 15580 - <Suchospondylous (a.) Having dorsal vertebrae with long and divided transverse processes; -- applied to certain reptiles.
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