By Charles Winick
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Simply because there has been no allowance for bounce years, the Sothic cycle took 1,460 years. cycle, variety lifestyles. The interval among the creation and the ultimate disappearance of an artifact sort, with certain connection with its interval of progress and decline. cyclometer. a tool to degree the space lined via a wagon or cart. cyclothymia. In Kretschmer’s process of constitutional varieties (q. v. ), the character discovered linked to pyknic (q. v. ) folks. cylix. Greek ceramic consuming cup with a large bowl, widely used from Mycenean occasions throughout the top years of Athenian vase portray. the form different from the squat early Corinthian cylix of the 6th century B. C. to the tall and swish Athenian cyclix with its basic black-figured ornamental band. so much later cylixes bore representations of dancing and consuming scenes. cymotrichous. Having curly hair. Cynocephalus. The dog-headed ape, linked to the Egyptian god Thoth. Cypriote. the traditional language of Cyprus, now extinct and almost unknown, that's preserved in twelve inscriptions that are purported to date again to the fourth century B. C. Cyprolithic. See AGE, CHALCOLITHIC. Cyriac de Pizzicolli (b. 1391). An Italian service provider who's referred to as the 1st archaeologist. He went to Greece and carried out excavations there. Cyrillic. An alphabet invented round 900 A. D. via the fans of Cyril. it really is in line with historical Greek capital letters and is much less whole than the Glagoljica, additionally originated by means of Cyril. Present-day Russians, Bulgarians, and Serbs use it of their script. cytogenetics. The learn of the world universal to either cytology and genetics. cytoplasm. The contents of a phone except its nucleus. D D pestle. A rocker-shaped stone used for grinding. it truly is came upon one of the Totenac of Mexico and a number of other teams. dacryon. the purpose of intersection of the maxillary, frontal, and lacrimal bones on the medial aspect of the orbit. dactylomegaly. owning strangely huge palms. dagger. A hilted, quite brief weapon with a blade. The earliest daggers had a triangular blade that was once flat on every one face and was once frequently lower than six inches lengthy. They have been used for stabbing. dagger, Cypriote. An early dagger characterised by way of a shank that extends during the deal with and is held in position via bending the tip of the shank again into the deal with. dagger, ogival. A dagger within which the blade’s edges are parallel for far prior to tapering to some degree. dahlia. A tuberous-rooted thistle herb. it's been cultivated in Mexico for a long time. Dahl’s legislations. See legislations. DAHL’S. dahut. A looking sensible shaggy dog story during which a beginner hunter is left ready indefinitely for the sport whereas his affiliates depart him. The dahut is located in North Africa and France. daimon. a unique form of supernatural entity that's certain from the soul (q. v. ) of a person individual. The time period can also be spelled daemon. daimonism or daimonology. The physique of information facing spirits, their involvement within the actions of humans, and the methods for dealing with them. dakhama. A deep pit rotated via a tower, with a grating on most sensible, on which our bodies have been positioned to be eaten by way of carnivorous birds till the flesh-cleaned bones dropped during the grate into the pit.