Words starting with s

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Meaning of Sacculus

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

Meaning of Sacerdotal

sacerdotal means: associated with the priesthood or priests

Meaning of Sacerdotal

sacerdotal means: of or relating to a belief in sacerdotalism

Meaning of Sacerdotalism

sacerdotalism means: a belief that priests can act as mediators between human beings and God

Meaning of Saceur

saceur means: commanding officer of ACE; NATO's senior military commander in Europe

Meaning of Sachem

sachem means: a chief of a North American tribe or confederation (especially an Algonquian chief)

Meaning of Sachem

sachem means: a political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)

Meaning of Sachet

sachet means: a small soft bag containing perfumed powder; used to perfume items in a drawer or chest

Meaning of Sachs disease

sachs disease means: a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe; accumulation of lipids in nervous tissue results in death in early childhood

Meaning of Sachsen

sachsen means: an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bermuda rig

bermuda rig means: a rig of triangular sails for a yacht

Meaning of Curettement

curettement means: surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette

Meaning of Footbath

footbath means: a small bathtub for warming or washing or disinfecting the feet

Meaning of Gateau

gateau means: any of various rich and elaborate cakes

Meaning of Gauntness

gauntness means: extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)

Meaning of Hemorrhagic fever

hemorrhagic fever means: a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage

Meaning of Hemosiderosis

hemosiderosis means: abnormal deposit of hemosiderin; often a symptom of thalassemia or hemochromatosis

Meaning of Idiom

idiom means: the style of a particular artist or school or movement

Meaning of Idiom

idiom means: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language

Meaning of Idiom

idiom means: an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

Meaning of Idiom

idiom means: the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

Meaning of Injuriousness

injuriousness means: destructiveness that causes harm or injury

Meaning of Introject

introject means: (psychoanalysis) parental figures (and their values) that you introjected as a child; the voice of conscience is usually a parent's voice internalized

Meaning of Introject

introject means: incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously

Meaning of Like blue murder

like blue murder means: at top speed

Meaning of Malnourish

malnourish means: provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishment

Meaning of Overfamiliar

overfamiliar means: taking undue liberties

Meaning of Pocahontas

pocahontas means: a Powhatan woman (the daughter of Powhatan) who befriended the English at Jamestown and is said to have saved Captain John Smith's life (1595-1617)

Meaning of Power module

power module means: module that provides power to operate other modules

Meaning of Proboscidea louisianica

proboscidea louisianica means: annual of southern United States to Mexico having large whitish or yellowish flowers mottled with purple and a long curving beak

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