2.A syllable formerly used in solfège to represent b flat.
4.An old solfeggio name for b flat; the seventh harmonic, as heard in the or æolian string; -- so called by tartini. it was long considered a false, but is the true note of the chord of the flat seventh.
5.In solmization, a syllable once used for bь.
6.An intensive or augmentative prefix sometimes used in forming modern scientific words to emphasize the character or quality noted by the element to which it is prefixed (like e. very, a.), as in zalambdodont, having teeth with a very v-shaped ridge, zalophus, zamelodia, zapus, etc.