Words whose 15th letter is E
Axminster carpet () A variety of Turkey carpet, woven by machine or, when more than 27 inches wide, on a hand loom, and consisting of strips of worsted chenille so colored as to produce a pattern on a stout jute backing. It has a fine soft pile. So called from Axminster, England, where it was formerly (1755 -- 1835) made.
Axminster carpet () A similar but cheaper machine-made carpet, resembling moquette in construction and appearance, but finer and of better material.
Colorado beetle () A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemContortuplicate (a.) Plaited lengthwise and twisted in addition, as the bud of the morning-glory.
Galvanopuncture (n.) Same as Electro-puncture.
Heterogangliate (a.) Having the ganglia of the nervous system unsymmetrically arranged; -- said of certain invertebrate animals.
HolocrystalHypocrystalImprescriptible (a.) Not derived from, or dependent on, external authority; self-evidencing; obvious.
Paranaphthalene (n.) Anthracene; -- called also paranaphthaPulmobranchiate (a. & n.) Same as Pulmonibranchiata, -ate.
Undifferentiated (a.) Not differentiated; specifically (Biol.), homogenous, or nearly so; -- said especially of young or embryonic tissues which have not yet undergone differentiation (see Differentiation, 3), that is, which show no visible separation into their different structural parts.
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