Words starting with q

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Quahog

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

Meaning of Quahog

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

Meaning of Quai d'orsay

quai d'orsay means: the French department in charge of foreign affairs; referred to familiarly by its address in Paris

Meaning of Quai d'orsay

quai d'orsay means: the street in Paris along the south bank of the Seine known for its governmental ministries

Meaning of Quail

quail means: small gallinaceous game birds

Meaning of Quail

quail means: flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised

Meaning of Quail

quail means: draw back, as with fear or pain

Meaning of Quail at

quail at means: anticipate with dread or anxiety

Meaning of Quail brush

quail brush means: spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico

Meaning of Quail bush

quail bush means: spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Acidimetry

acidimetry means: volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present

Meaning of Agaricales

agaricales means: typical gilled mushrooms belonging to the subdivision Basidiomycota

Meaning of Algonquian

algonquian means: family of North American Indian languages spoken from Labrador to South Carolina and west to the Great Plains

Meaning of Algonquian

algonquian means: a member of any of the North American Indian groups speaking an Algonquian language and originally living in the subarctic regions of eastern Canada; many Algonquian tribes migrated south into the woodlands from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic coast

Meaning of Algonquian

algonquian means: of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language

Meaning of Barytic

barytic means: of or relating to or containing baryta

Meaning of Book of micah

book of micah means: an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem

Meaning of Dishcloth gourd

dishcloth gourd means: any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge

Meaning of Emolument

emolument means: compensation received by virtue of holding an office or having employment (usually in the form of wages or fees)

Meaning of Headlight

headlight means: a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive

Meaning of Jockstrap

jockstrap means: a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise

Meaning of Lard oil

lard oil means: oil consisting chiefly of olein that is expressed from lard and used especially as a lubricant, cutting oil or illuminant

Meaning of Mandibular joint

mandibular joint means: the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone

Meaning of Omnidirectional range

omnidirectional range means: a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing

Meaning of Psilotales

psilotales means: lower vascular plants having dichotomously branched sporophyte divided into aerial shoot and rhizome and lacking true roots

Meaning of Scandium

scandium means: a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite

Meaning of Shiitake mushroom

shiitake mushroom means: edible east Asian mushroom having a golden or dark brown to blackish cap and an inedible stipe

Meaning of Stinking bean trefoil

stinking bean trefoil means: shrub with trifoliate leaves and yellow flowers followed by backward curving seed pods; leaves foetid when crushed

Meaning of To both ears

to both ears means: in a binaural manner

Meaning of Turning away

turning away means: deliberately avoiding; keeping away from or preventing from happening

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