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 Airsickness

airsickness means: motion sickness experienced while traveling by air (especially during turbulence)

Meaning of Arteria temporalis intermedia

arteria temporalis intermedia means: temporal artery that goes to the middle part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe

Meaning of Ballet mistress

ballet mistress means: a woman who directs and teaches and rehearses dancers for a ballet company

Meaning of Barbet

barbet means: small brightly colored stout-billed tropical bird having short weak wings

Meaning of Battle of soissons-reims

battle of soissons-reims means: a battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure

Meaning of Christmas disease

christmas disease means: a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX

Meaning of Genus epilachna

genus epilachna means: genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants

Meaning of Genus lutra

genus lutra means: in some classifications considered a genus of the subfamily Lutrinae

Meaning of Genus mimosa

genus mimosa means: genus of spiny woody shrubs or trees; named for their apparent imitation of animal sensitivity to light and heat and movement

Meaning of Indumentum

indumentum means: a covering of fine hairs (or sometimes scales) as on a leaf or insect

Meaning of Interspecies

interspecies means: arising or occurring between species

Meaning of Michael faraday

michael faraday means: the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)

Meaning of Mirabilis laevis

mirabilis laevis means: California four o'clock with purple-red flowers

Meaning of Oxalate

oxalate means: a salt or ester of oxalic acid

Meaning of Pterostylis

pterostylis means: genus of terrestrial orchids of Australia and New Zealand and western Pacific

Meaning of Sir tom stoppard

sir tom stoppard means: British dramatist (born in Czechoslovakia in 1937)

Meaning of Strenuosity

strenuosity means: intense energy

Meaning of Surrounding

surrounding means: closely encircling

Meaning of Toadstool

toadstool means: common name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)

Meaning of Wealthy person

wealthy person means: a person who possesses great material wealth

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