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sanguineless[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. Destitute of blood; pale. [R.]

sanguinolency[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. The state of being sanguinolent, or bloody.

sanguinolent[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Etymology[edit]

L. <ets>sanguinolentus</ets>, from <ets>sanguis</ets> blood: cf. F. <ets>sanguinolent</ets>.]

  1. Tinged or mingled with blood; bloody; <as>as, <ex>sanguinolent</ex> sputa</as>.

sanguisuge[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

L. <ets>sanguisuga</ets>; <ets>sanguis</ets> blood + <ets>sugere</ets> to suck.]

  1. (Zoölogy): A bloodsucker, or leech.

sanhedrin, Sanhedrim[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Heb. <ets>sanhedr&imacr;n</ets>, fr. Gr. ; with + a seat, fr. to sit. See Sit.]

  1. (Jewish Antiq.): the great council of the Jews, which consisted of seventy members, to whom the high priest was added. It had jurisdiction of religious matters.

sanhedrist[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. A member of the sanhedrin.

Schaeffer (Lange's Com. )

sanhita[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Skr. <ets>samhita</ets>, properly, combination.]

  1. A collection of vedic hymns, songs, or verses, forming the first part of each Veda.

sankha[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Skr. <ets>&cced;ankha</ets> a shell.]

  1. A chank shell (<spn>Turbinella pyrum</spn>); also, a shell bracelet or necklace made in India from the chank shell.

sankhya[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. A Hindoo system of philosophy which refers all things to soul and a rootless germ called prakriti, consisting of three elements, goodness, passion, and darkness.

Whitworth

sannop[edit]

(s&acr;n"n&ocr;p),

Noun[edit]

  1. same as Sannup.

Bancroft

sannup[edit]

(-n&ucr;p),

Noun[edit]

  1. A male Indian; a brave; -- correlative of squaw.

sanny[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. The sandpiper. [prov. Eng.]

sans-culottic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. pertaining to, or involving, sans-culottism; radical; revolutionary; Jacobinical.

Carlyle

sans-culottism[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F. <ets>sans-culottisme</ets>.]

  1. Extreme republican principles; the principles or practice of the sans-culottes.

sanskritic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. Sanskrit.

sanskritist[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. One versed in Sanskrit.

sans-souci[edit]

Adverb[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F.]

  1. Without care; free and easy.

santal[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

<ets>Sant</ets>alum + piperon<ets>al</ets>.]

  1. (Chem.): A colorless crystalline substance, isomeric with piperonal, but having weak acid properties. It is extracted from sandalwood.

santalaceous[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. (Bot.): Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants <fld>(Santalaceæ)</fld>, of which the genus <spn>Santalum</spn> is the type, and which includes the buffalo nut and a few other North American plants, and many peculiar plants of the southern hemisphere.

santalum[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

NL. See Sandalwood.]

  1. (Bot.): A genus of trees with entire opposite leaves and small apetalous flowers. There are less than a dozen species, occuring from India to Australia and the Pacific Islands. See Sandalwood.

santees[edit]

n. pl.; <sing>sing. <singw>Santee</singw> ()</sing>.

  1. (Ethnol.): One of the seven confederated tribes of Indians belonging to the Sioux, or Dakotas.

santon[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sp. <ets>santon</ets>, augment fr. <ets>santo</ets> holy, L. <ets>sanctus</ets>.]

  1. A Turkish saint; a kind of dervish, regarded by the people as a saint: also, a hermit.

santonate[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Chem.): A salt of santonic acid.

santonic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. (Chem.): Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid (distinct from santoninic acid) obtained from santonin as a white crystalline substance.

santonin[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

L. <ets>herba santonica</ets>, a kind of plant, fr. <ets>Santoni</ets> a people of Aquitania; cf. Gr. : cf. F. <ets>santonine</ets>.]

  1. (Chem.): A white crystalline substance having a bitter taste, extracted from the buds of levant wormseed and used as an anthelmintic. It occassions a peculiar temporary color blindness, causing objects to appear as if seen through a yellow glass.

santoninate[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Chem.): A salt of santoninic acid.

santoninic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. (Chem.): Of or pertaining to santonin; -- used specifically to designate an acid not known in the free state, but obtained in its salts.

sao[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Zoölogy): Any marine annelid of the genus <spn>Hyalinæcia</spn>, especially <spn>H. tubicola</spn> of Europe, which inhabits a transparent movable tube resembling a quill in color and texture.

sapadillo[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. See Sapodila.

sapajo[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Zoölogy): The sapajou.

sapajou[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F. <ets>sapajou</ets>, <ets>sajou</ets>, Braz. <ets>sajuassu</ets>.]

  1. (Zoölogy): Any one of several species of South American monkeys of the genus <spn>Cebus</spn>, having long and prehensile tails. Some of the species are called also <stype>capuchins</stype>. The bonnet sapajou (<spn>C. subcristatus</spn>), the golden-handed sapajou (<spn>C. chrysopus</spn>), and the white-throated sapajou (<spn>C. hypoleucus</spn>) are well known species. See Capuchin.

sapan wood[edit]

.

Etymology[edit]

Malay <ets>sapang</ets>.]

  1. (Bot.): A dyewood yielded by <spn>Cæsalpinia Sappan</spn>, a thorny leguminous tree of Southern Asia and the neighboring islands. It is the original Brazil wood. <altsp>[Written also <asp>sappan wood</asp>.]</altsp>

sapful[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. Abounding in sap; sappy.

saphead[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. A weak-minded, stupid fellow; a milksop. [Low]

sapidness[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. Quality of being sapid; sapidity.
  1. Quotations
    • When the Israelites fancied the sapidness and relish of the fleshpots, they longed to taste and to return.

Jer. Taylor

sapientious[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. Sapiential. (Obsolete):

sapientize[edit]

Transitive verb[edit]

  1. To make sapient. [R.]

Coleridge

sapiently[edit]

Adverb[edit]

  1. In a sapient manner.

sapindaceous[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. (Bot.): Of or pertaining to an order of trees and shrubs (<spn>Sapindaceæ</spn>), including the (Typical) genus Sapindus, the maples, the margosa, and about seventy other genera.

sapindus[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

NL., fr. L. <ets>sapo</ets> soap + <ets>Indicus</ets> Indian.]

  1. (Bot.): A genus of tropical and subtropical trees with pinnate leaves and panicled flowers. The fruits of some species are used instead of soap, and their round black seeds are made into necklaces.


sapogenin[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

<ets>Sapo</ets>nin + <ets>-gen</ets> + <ets>in</ets>.]

  1. (Chem.): A white crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of saponin.