Words starting with s

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Saccharomycetaceae

saccharomycetaceae means: family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates

Meaning of Saccharose

saccharose means: a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent

Meaning of Saccharum

saccharum means: tall perennial reedlike grass originally of southeastern Asia: sugarcane

Meaning of Saccharum bengalense

saccharum bengalense means: tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets

Meaning of Saccharum munja

saccharum munja means: tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets

Meaning of Saccharum officinarum

saccharum officinarum means: tall tropical southeast Asian grass having stout fibrous jointed stalks; sap is a chief source of sugar

Meaning of Sacco

sacco means: United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927)

Meaning of Sacculate

sacculate means: formed with or having saclike expansions

Meaning of Sacculated

sacculated means: formed with or having saclike expansions

Meaning of Saccule

saccule means: a small sac or pouch (especially the smaller chamber of the membranous labyrinth)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Backbencher

backbencher means: a member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader

Meaning of Cps

cps means: the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second (named for Heinrich Rudolph Hertz)

Meaning of Cyanogenetic

cyanogenetic means: capable of producing cyanide

Meaning of Endicott

endicott means: born in England; in 1629 he became the founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1588-1665)

Meaning of Flight attendant

flight attendant means: an attendant on an airplane

Meaning of Forsythia

forsythia means: any of various early blooming oleaceous shrubs of the genus Forsythia; native to eastern Asia and southern Europe but widely cultivated for their branches of bright yellow bell-shaped flowers

Meaning of Geb

geb means: Egyptian god of the earth; father of Osiris and Isis

Meaning of Genus kohleria

genus kohleria means: genus of tropical American shrubs

Meaning of Haddock

haddock means: important food fish on both sides of the Atlantic; related to cod but usually smaller

Meaning of Haddock

haddock means: lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried

Meaning of Iron deficiency anemia

iron deficiency anemia means: a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding

Meaning of Myoclonus

myoclonus means: a clonic spasm of a muscle or muscle group

Meaning of Organza

organza means: a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy

Meaning of Primary election

primary election means: a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

Meaning of Relative-in-law

relative-in-law means: a relative by marriage

Meaning of Sistrurus miliaris

sistrurus miliaris means: small pygmy rattlesnake

Meaning of Stercobilinogen

stercobilinogen means: a chromogen formed in the intestine from the breakdown of bilirubin; yields urobilins on oxidation; some is excreted in the feces and some is resorbed and excreted in bile or urine

Meaning of Teetotal

teetotal means: practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages

Meaning of Teetotal

teetotal means: practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages

Meaning of Triassic

triassic means: from 230 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs, marine reptiles; volcanic activity

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