Words starting with o

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Oast house

oast house means: a building containing an oast (a kiln for drying hops); usually has a conical or pyramidal roof

Meaning of Oat

oat means: seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats')

Meaning of Oat

oat means: annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')

Meaning of Oat cell carcinoma

oat cell carcinoma means: highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas

Meaning of Oatcake

oatcake means: thin flat unleavened cake of baked oatmeal

Meaning of Oaten

oaten means: of or related to or derived from oats

Meaning of Oates

oates means: United States writer (born in 1938)

Meaning of Oates

oates means: English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)

Meaning of Oath

oath means: a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

Meaning of Oath

oath means: profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alpine glacier

alpine glacier means: a glacier that moves down from a high valley

Meaning of Bursitis

bursitis means: inflammation of a bursa; frequently in the shoulder

Meaning of Carpophagous

carpophagous means: feeding on fruit

Meaning of Class zygomycetes

class zygomycetes means: class of fungi coextensive with subdivision Zygomycota

Meaning of Collectivistic

collectivistic means: subscribing to the socialistic doctrine of ownership by the people collectively

Meaning of Egyptian pea

egyptian pea means: Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds

Meaning of Element 114

element 114 means: a radioactive transuranic element

Meaning of Genus echeneis

genus echeneis means: type genus of the Echeneididae: typical remoras

Meaning of Metic

metic means: an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city

Meaning of Mongoose

mongoose means: agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents

Meaning of Noisiness

noisiness means: the auditory effect characterized by loud and constant noise

Meaning of Pellitory-of-the-wall

pellitory-of-the-wall means: herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers

Meaning of Pieris

pieris means: type genus of the Pieridae

Meaning of Pieris

pieris means: decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines

Meaning of Preemployment training program

preemployment training program means: a training program to prepare you for employment

Meaning of Scirpus cyperinus

scirpus cyperinus means: sedge of eastern North America having numerous clustered woolly spikelets

Meaning of Snipe hunt

snipe hunt means: an elaborate practical joke in which the unsuspecting victim hunts a snipe and is typically left in the dark holding a bag and waiting for the snipe to run into it

Meaning of Steffens

steffens means: United States journalist whose exposes in 1906 started an era of muckraking journalism (1866-1936)

Meaning of Sterling silver

sterling silver means: a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper

Meaning of Titillating

titillating means: pleasantly and superficially exciting

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