Scotch

Noun. A surface cut or abrasion.

Hyaloid

Adjective. Transparent or glossy.

Acuminate

Adjective. Tapering to a point; pointed.

Peduncle

Noun. The axis of an inflorescence; the stalk supporting an inflorescence.

Ligulate

Adjective. Shaped like a strap or long tongue.

Dross

Noun. Waste or impure matter

Tombolo

Noun. A spit of sand linking an island to the mainland (or to another island), formed by longshore drift.

Ictus

Noun. The stress of voice laid upon an accented syllable of a word.

Excrescence

Noun. Something, usually abnormal, which grows out of something else.

Credo

Noun. A belief system.

Braggadocio

Noun. 1. A braggart. 2. Empty boasting.

Affittare

Verb. To rent out, to let, to hire out something.

Spancel

Noun. A rope or fetter used to hobble a horse or other animal.

Excrescence

Noun. Something, usually abnormal, which grows out of something else.

Electrophorus

Noun. Any early apparatus, consisting of a rubber disk and a metal plate, for generating static electricity.