Tael

Tael

(?), n. [Malay tal, a certain weight, probably fr. Hind. tola, Skr. tul a balance, weight, tul to weigh.] A denomination of money, in China, worth nearly six shillings sterling, or about a dollar and forty cents; also, a weight of one ounce and a third.
[Written also tale.]

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Taen

(?), or

Ta'en

}, p. p. of Ta, to take, or a contraction of Taken. [Poetic & Scot.] Burns.
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T"ni*a

(?), n.;
pl. Tni (#).
[L., a ribbon, a tapeworm.] 1. (Zol.) A genus of intestinal worms which includes the common tapeworms of man. See Tapeworm.
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2. (Anat.) A band; a structural line; -- applied to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain.
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3. (Arch.) The fillet, or band, at the bottom of a Doric frieze, separating it from the architrave.
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T"ni*a*cide`

(?), n. Also

Te"ni*a*cide`

}. [Tnia + -cide.] (Med.) A remedy to destroy tapeworms.
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T*ni"a*da

(?), n. pl. [NL.] (Zol.) Same as Tnioidea.
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T"ni*a*fuge`

(?), n. Also

Te"ni*a*fuge`

}. [Tnia + L. fugare to drive away.] (Med.) A remedy to expel tapeworms.
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T*ni"a*sis

(?), n. Also

Te*ni"a*sis

}. [NL. See Tnia.] (Med.) Ill health due to tnia, or tapeworms.
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T`ni*a"ta

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. taenia a ribbon.] (Zol.) A division of Ctenophora including those which have a long, ribbonlike body. The Venus's girdle is the most familiar example.
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T*nid"i*um

(?), n.;
pl. Tnidia (#).
[NL., dim. fr. L. taenia a ribbon.] (Zol.) The chitinous fiber forming the spiral thread of the trache of insects. See Illust. of Trachea.
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T`ni*o*glos"sa

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. taini`a a ribbon + glw^ssa a tongue.] (Zol.) An extensive division of gastropod mollusks in which the odontophore is long and narrow, and usually bears seven rows of teeth. It includes a large number of families both marine and fresh-water.
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