Words starting with q

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Quaestor

quaestor means: any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

Meaning of Quaff

quaff means: a hearty draft

Meaning of Quaff

quaff means: to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught

Meaning of Quaffer

quaffer means: a person who drinks heartily

Meaning of Quag

quag means: a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

Meaning of Quagga

quagga means: mammal of South Africa that resembled a zebra; extinct since late 19th century

Meaning of Quaggy

quaggy means: (of soil) soft and watery

Meaning of Quagmire

quagmire means: a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

Meaning of Quahaug

quahaug means: an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians

Meaning of Quahaug

quahaug means: Atlantic coast round clams with hard shells; large clams usually used for chowders or other clam dishes

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Abies lasiocarpa

abies lasiocarpa means: medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown

Meaning of Artemisia filifolia

artemisia filifolia means: silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands

Meaning of Blabbermouth

blabbermouth means: someone who gossips indiscreetly

Meaning of Boletus mirabilis

boletus mirabilis means: a fungus that is edible when young and fresh; has a dark brown convex cap with a yellow to greenish under surface and reddish stalk

Meaning of Common marigold

common marigold means: the common European annual marigold

Meaning of Genus asparagus

genus asparagus means: large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae

Meaning of Hell-for-leather

hell-for-leather means: at breakneck speed

Meaning of Incompatibly

incompatibly means: without compatibility

Meaning of Kinin

kinin means: any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves

Meaning of Neoplatonism

neoplatonism means: a system of philosophical and theological doctrines composed of elements of Platonism and Aristotelianism and oriental mysticism; its most distinctive doctrine holds that the first principle and source of reality transcends being and thought and is naturally unknowable

Meaning of Nephrolepis

nephrolepis means: small genus of tropical ferns; sometimes placed in Polypodiaceae

Meaning of Royal palm

royal palm means: tall feather palm of southern Florida and Cuba

Meaning of Satinleaf

satinleaf means: tropical American timber tree with dark hard heavy wood and small plumlike purple fruit

Meaning of Sikkim

sikkim means: a state in northeastern India in the Himalaya Mountains between Nepal and Bhutan

Meaning of Spirochaete

spirochaete means: parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals

Meaning of Subsidiary

subsidiary means: a company that is completely controlled by another company

Meaning of Subsidiary

subsidiary means: an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

Meaning of Subsidiary

subsidiary means: functioning in a supporting capacity

Meaning of Trapa natans

trapa natans means: a variety of water chestnut

Meaning of Twirl

twirl means: the act of rotating rapidly

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