- allosteric site,
- allotrichia circumscripta,
Origin of allotment
Examples from the Web for allotment
Everyone in the program would leave with some allowance, a tax-free monthly allotment.Send Bin Laden the Bill: Dakota Meyer on His Return From Afghanistan|Dakota Meyer|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Tribes, allotment of land to the, 36 ff.discontented under Solomon, 174.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
As we were expecting to receive cattle on the third day, the next morning the allotment of horses was made.The Outlet|Andy Adams
He received an allotment of land; but he could only work on it at such times as his services were not required by the company.Count Frontenac|William Dawson LeSueur
The silence of allotment holders on this subject is significant.
A stake on a home-stead is more valuable than a palace on an Indian allotment.Oklahoma Sunshine|Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
1570s, "action of allotting," from Middle French allotement, from Old French aloter (see allot). Or else a native formation from allot + -ment. Meaning "portion assigned to someone or some purpose" is from 1670s.