|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|aiguille (ā-gwēl') Pronunciation Key
A sharply pointed mountain peak found in regions that have undergone intense glaciation. Aigulles are believed to be the remnants of the elevated areas separating two adjacent cirques.