Words starting with k

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Meaning of Kaffir pox

kaffir pox means: a mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus

Meaning of Kaffiyeh

kaffiyeh means: an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal

Meaning of Kafir

kafir means: a member of the Kafir people in northeastern Afghanistan

Meaning of Kafir

kafir means: an offensive and insulting term for any Black African

Meaning of Kafir corn

kafir corn means: important for human and animal food; growth habit and stem form similar to Indian corn but having sawtooth-edged leaves

Meaning of Kafiri

kafiri means: a Dardic language spoken by the Kafir in northeastern Afghanistan

Meaning of Kafka

kafka means: Czech novelist who wrote in German about a nightmarish world of isolated and troubled individuals (1883-1924)

Meaning of Kafkaesque

kafkaesque means: characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger

Meaning of Kafkaesque

kafkaesque means: relating to or in the manner of Franz Kafka or his writings

Meaning of Kafocin

kafocin means: antibiotic related to cephalosporin but no longer in common use

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Acid-base indicator

acid-base indicator means: an indicator that changes color on going from acidic to basic solutions

Meaning of Atherogenesis

atherogenesis means: the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis

Meaning of Belmont stakes

belmont stakes means: an annual race for three-year-old horses; held on Long Island at Elmont, New York

Meaning of Bimotored

bimotored means: having two motors

Meaning of Carthusian

carthusian means: a member of the Carthusian order

Meaning of Carthusian

carthusian means: of or relating to the Carthusian order

Meaning of Child support

child support means: court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other who has custody of the children after the parents are separated

Meaning of Contusion

contusion means: the action of bruising

Meaning of Contusion

contusion means: an injury that doesn't break the skin but results in some discoloration

Meaning of Counterattraction

counterattraction means: a rival attraction

Meaning of Gaius plinius secundus

gaius plinius secundus means: Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)

Meaning of Haematologist

haematologist means: a doctor who specializes in diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs

Meaning of Leiden jar

leiden jar means: an electrostatic capacitor of historical interest

Meaning of Lexicographer

lexicographer means: a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language

Meaning of Little office

little office means: a Roman Catholic office honoring the Virgin Mary; similar to but shorter than the Divine Office

Meaning of Over-the-top

over-the-top means: far more than usual or expected

Meaning of Rustling

rustling means: the stealing of cattle

Meaning of Rustling

rustling means: a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind

Meaning of Rustling

rustling means: characterized by soft sounds

Meaning of Stagira

stagira means: an ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born

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