1. Yuletide period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
  2. aesthetic characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
  3. Alcides a hero noted for his strength
  4. ulitis inflammation of the gums
  5. Otides terrestrial game birds of the Old World and Australia: bustards
  6. wild oats any of various plants of the genus Uvularia having yellowish drooping bell-shaped flowers
  7. old times past times remembered with nostalgia
  8. Atlantides (Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera
  9. Aleyrodes type genus of the Aleyrodidae
  10. Elanoides a genus of kites
  11. altitude elevation above sea level or above the earth's surface
  12. ileitis inflammation of the ileum
  13. Aletris small genus of bitter-rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
  14. Alectis a genus of Carangidae
  15. Eumenides (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
  16. elitist one who is biased in favor of those with high status
  17. Alytes midwife toads
  18. Heleodytes alternative classifications for the cactus wrens
  19. fastidious giving careful attention to detail
  20. plaudits enthusiastic approval