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Definition of the noun Acnestis

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  1. The part of an animal's skin that it cannot reach to scratch itself - usually the space between the shoulder blades.

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Google previewReading the Oxford English Dictionary (2008)

One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages by Ammon Shea

also see: acnestis Opsigamy (n.) Marrying late in life ...

Google previewDictionarium medicum universale: or, a New medical dictionary. Containing an explanation of all the terms used in physic, anatomy ... chymistry, etc (1749)

by John Barrow (teacher of mathematics.)

r - ACNESTIS '..(o£ dwnfs;,_ of a priv. and. and' to. stratch) that part of the 'fpine of the back which is between. ilke;- woulde:bladeszand the loins-e.- This part seems to have been; originally ...

Google previewA popular and complete English dictionary (1848)

by John Boag

Acnestis, dk-neVtlt;, u. A part of the spine in quadrupeds. Aco ...


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ACNESTIS, that part of the spine which reaches from the shoulder blade to the loins. This name seems only applied to quadrupedes, because they cannot reach it to scratch; the word being comounded of a, negative, and zyżew, to scratch.

Google previewTechnological Dictionary (1846)

Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Professions, and Trades by W. M. Buchanan

AcNESTIs (azyna rig), that part of the spine, in quadrupeds, between the shoulder-blades and the loins. AcN1'DA, Virginian or bastard hemp; a genus of plants of the class dioecia, and order herandria. Locality, North America. There is only ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1809)

Including Under Distinct Heads of Every Branch of Medicine, Viz. Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology, the Practice of Physic and Surgery, Therapeutics, and Materia Medica; with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

ACNESTIS (from 2 negative, and xyzsly, to scratch). That part of the spine which reaches from betwixt the shoulder blades to the loins. This name seems only applicable to quadrupeds, because they cannot reach it to scratch. There is a herb to ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences : Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers, and Illustrated by Plates, Diagrams, Cuts, &c by George Crabb

ACNESTIS (Bot.) the same as Urtica. ACNIDA (Bot.) from 2, priv. and xvio, a nettle, to which it bears some resemblance without having its pruriency; a genus of plants; Class 22 Dioecia, Order 5 Pentandria. Generic Characters. CAL. perianth ...

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary Or General Repository of Physic Etc. (with Fig.)- London, Johnson 1775 (1775)

ACNESTIS, from æ, negative, and vrásy, to fcratch. That part of the fpine which reaches from betwixt the shoulder ...

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