Words starting with k

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Kakatoe leadbeateri

kakatoe leadbeateri means: white Australian cockatoo with roseate tinged plumage

Meaning of Kakemono

kakemono means: a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom

Meaning of Kaki

kaki means: blackish stilt of New Zealand sometimes considered a color phase of the white-headed stilt

Meaning of Kaki

kaki means: small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit

Meaning of Kakke disease

kakke disease means: the endemic form of beriberi

Meaning of Kala azar

kala azar means: sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies

Meaning of Kala-azar

kala-azar means: leishmaniasis of the viscera

Meaning of Kalaallit nunaat

kalaallit nunaat means: the largest island in the world; lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean; a self-governing province of Denmark

Meaning of Kalahari

kalahari means: a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana

Meaning of Kalahari desert

kalahari desert means: a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Affirmative action

affirmative action means: a policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities

Meaning of Apheretic

apheretic means: relating to or formed by or consisting of aphaeresis

Meaning of Blaise pascal

blaise pascal means: French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)

Meaning of Brusqueness

brusqueness means: an abrupt discourteous manner

Meaning of Ch'in dynasty

ch'in dynasty means: the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall

Meaning of Conspirator

conspirator means: a member of a conspiracy

Meaning of Diegueno

diegueno means: the Yuman language spoken by the Diegueno

Meaning of Diegueno

diegueno means: a member of a North American Indian people of southern California

Meaning of Disco biscuit

disco biscuit means: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

Meaning of Drafty

drafty means: not airtight

Meaning of Emil hermann fischer

emil hermann fischer means: German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)

Meaning of Family belonidae

family belonidae means: ferocious fishes of warm regions resembling but unrelated to the freshwater gars

Meaning of Genus apogon

genus apogon means: type genus of the Apogonidae

Meaning of Hydrogen

hydrogen means: a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe

Meaning of One-step

one-step means: an early ballroom dance; precursor to the fox-trot

Meaning of One-step

one-step means: dance the one-step

Meaning of Procrustean rule

procrustean rule means: a standard that is enforced uniformly without regard to individuality

Meaning of Reiter

reiter means: German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)

Meaning of Reorganization

reorganization means: an extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government

Meaning of Reorganization

reorganization means: the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)

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