Webster's Dictionary, 1913
[ French panetier
. See Panter
.] The servant or officer, in a great family, who has charge of the bread and the pantry.
[ Obsolete] Shak.
Pantochronometer noun [ Panto- + chronometer .] An instrument combining a compass, sundial, and universal time dial. Brande & C.
Pantofle noun [ French pantoufle .] A slipper for the foot. [ Written also pantable and pantoble .]
Pantograph noun [ Panto- + -graph : confer French pantographe .] An instrument for copying plans, maps, and other drawings, on the same, or on a reduced or an enlarged, scale. [ Written also pantagraph , and incorrectly pentagraph .] Skew pantograph , a kind of pantograph for drawing a copy which is inclined with respect to the original figure; -- also called plagiograph .
Pantographic, Pantographical adjective [ Confer French pantographique .] Of or pertaining to a pantograph; relating to pantography.
Pantography noun [ Confer French pantographie .] A general description; entire view of an object.
Pantological adjective Of or pertaining to pantology.
Pantologist noun One versed in pantology; a writer of pantology.
Pantology noun [ Panto- + -logy .] A systematic view of all branches of human knowledge; a work of universal information.
Pantometer noun [ Panto- + -meter : confer French pantomètre .] An instrument for measuring angles for determining elevations, distances, etc.
Pantometry noun Universal measurement. [ R.] -- Pan`to*met"ric adjective [ R.]
[ French, from Latin pantomimus
, Greek ..., lit., all-imitating; ..., ..., all + ... to imitate: confer Italian pantomimo
. See Mimic
.] 1. A universal mimic; an actor who assumes many parts; also, any actor.
[ Obsolete] 2. One who acts his part by gesticulation or dumb show only, without speaking; a pantomimist.
[ He] saw a pantomime perform so well that he could follow the performance from the action alone. Tylor. 3. A dramatic representation by actors who use only dumb show; hence, dumb show, generally. 4. A dramatic and spectacular entertainment of which dumb acting as well as burlesque dialogue, music, and dancing by Clown, Harlequin, etc., are features.
Pantomime adjective Representing only in mute actions; pantomimic; as, a pantomime dance.
Pantomimic, Pantomimical adjective [ Confer French pantomimique .] Of or pertaining to the pantomime; representing by dumb show. " Pantomimic gesture." Bp. Warburton. -- Pan`to*mim"ic*al*ly , adverb
Pantomimist noun An actor in pantomime; also, a composer of pantomimes.
[ French patin
. See Patten
.] (Far.) A horseshoe to correct a narrow, hoofbound heel.
[ See Pantophagous
.] A person or an animal that has the habit of eating all kinds of food.
Pantophagous adjective [ Greek ...; ..., ..., all + ... to eat.] Eating all kinds of food.
Pantophagy noun [ Greek ....] The habit or power of eating all kinds of food.
Pantoscopic adjective [ Panto- + -scope + -ic .] Literally, seeing everything; -- a term applied to eyeglasses or spectacles divided into two segments, the upper being designed for distant vision, the lower for vision of near objects.
; plural Pantries
. [ Middle English pantrie
, French paneterie
, from panetier
pantler, Late Latin panetarius
small loaf of bread, Latin panis
bread. Confer Company
.] An apartment or closet in which bread and other provisions are kept.
Panurgic adjective [ Confer Greek ... knavish.] Skilled in all kinds of work. "The panurgic Diderot." J. Morley.
Panurgy noun [ Greek ..., from ..., properly, ready to do anything; hence, knavish, roguish; ..., ..., all + ... work.] Skill in all kinds of work or business; craft. [ R.] Bailey.
Panyard noun See Pannier .
[ Obsolete] Pepys.
Panym noun & adjective See Panim .
Panzoism noun [ Pan- + Greek ... an animal.] (Biol.) A term used to denote all of the elements or factors which constitute vitality or vital energy. H. Spencer.
[ Italian Confer Paul
.] An old Italian silver coin, worth about ten cents.
[ Confer OSw. papp
. Confer Pap
soft food.] 1. (Anat.) A nipple; a mammilla; a teat. Dryden.
The paps which thou hast sucked. Luke xi. 27. 2. A rounded, nipplelike hill or peak; anything resembling a nipple in shape; a mamelon. Macaulay.
Pap noun [ Confer Dutch pap , German pappe , both perhaps from Latin papa , pappa , the word with which infants call for food: confer Italian pappa .]
1. A soft food for infants, made of bread boiled or softtened in milk or water. 2. Nourishment or support from official patronage; as, treasury pap. [ Colloq. & Contemptuous] 3. The pulp of fruit. Ainsworth.
Pap transitive verb To feed with pap. Beau. & Fl.
[ French papa
, Latin papa
; confer Greek ..., ..., a child's word meaning father. Confer Pope
.] 1. A child's word for father. 2. A parish priest in the Greek Church. Shipley.
Papabote noun [ Probably of Creole origin.] (Zoology) The upland plover. [ Local, U. S.]
[ Late Latin papatia
, from Latin papa
a father, bishop. See Pope
.] 1. The office and dignity of the pope, or pontiff, of Rome; papal jurisdiction. 2. The popes, collectively; the succession of popes. 3. The Roman Catholic religion; -- commonly used by the opponents of the Roman Catholics in disparagement or in an opprobrious sense.
Papagay noun (Zoology) See Popinjay , 1 (b) .
[ From Papaw
.] (Physiol. Chem.) A proteolytic ferment, like trypsin, present in the juice of the green fruit of the papaw ( Carica Papaya ) of tropical America.
[ French, from Latin papa
bishop. See Papacy
.] 1. Of or pertaining to the pope of Rome; proceeding from the pope; ordered or pronounced by the pope; as, papal jurisdiction; a papal edict; the papal benediction. Milman. 2. Of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.
Christians." Bp. Burnet. Papal cross
. See Illust. 3 of Cross .
-- Papal crown
, the tiara.
Papalist noun A papist. [ Obsolete] Baxter.
Papality noun [ Late Latin papalitas : confer French papauté .] The papacy. [ Obsolete] Ld. Berners. Milton.
Papalize transitive verb To make papal. [ R.]
Papalize intransitive verb To conform to popery. Cowper.
Papally adverb In a papal manner; popishly
Papalty noun The papacy. [ Obsolete] Milton.
Papaphobia noun [ New Latin , from Latin papa bishop + Greek ... to fear.] Intense fear or dread of the pope, or of the Roman Catholic Church. [ R.]
Paparchy noun [ Latin papa bishop + -archy .] Government by a pope; papal rule.
Papaver noun [ Latin , poppy.] (Botany) A genus of plants, including the poppy.
Papaveraceous adjective (Botany) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants ( Papaveraceæ ) of which the poppy, the celandine, and the bloodroot are well-known examples.
Papaverine noun (Chemistry) An alkaloid found in opium. It has a weaker therapeutic action than morphine.
Papaverous adjective Of or pertaining to the poppy; of the nature of the poppy. Sir T. Browne.