Words starting with v

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Meaning of Valerian family

valerian family means: genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor

Meaning of Valeriana

valeriana means: genus of widely distributed perennial herbs and some shrubs

Meaning of Valeriana officinalis

valeriana officinalis means: tall rhizomatous plant having very fragrant flowers and rhizomes used medicinally

Meaning of Valerianaceae

valerianaceae means: genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor

Meaning of Valerianella

valerianella means: genus of Old World annual herbs widely naturalized

Meaning of Valerianella locusta

valerianella locusta means: widely cultivated as a salad crop and pot herb; often a weed

Meaning of Valerianella olitoria

valerianella olitoria means: widely cultivated as a salad crop and pot herb; often a weed

Meaning of Valeric acid

valeric acid means: a clear liquid carboxylic acid used in perfumes and drugs

Meaning of Valet

valet means: a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

Meaning of Valet

valet means: serve as a personal attendant to

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bracket fungus

bracket fungus means: a woody fungus that forms shelflike sporophores on tree trunks and wood structures

Meaning of Ceratosaurus

ceratosaurus means: primitive medium-sized theropod; swift-running bipedal carnivorous dinosaur having grasping hands with sharp claws and a short horn between the nostrils; Jurassic in North America

Meaning of Connivance

connivance means: (law) tacit approval of someone's wrongdoing

Meaning of Connivance

connivance means: agreement on a secret plot

Meaning of Drumhead

drumhead means: a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

Meaning of Drumhead

drumhead means: performed speedily and without formality

Meaning of Erethism

erethism means: an abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity to stimulation of an organ or body part

Meaning of Family branchiostegidae

family branchiostegidae means: small family of marine fishes having covered gills

Meaning of Friction clutch

friction clutch means: a clutch in which one part turns the other by the friction between them

Meaning of Harvey cushing

harvey cushing means: United States neurologist noted for his study of the brain and pituitary gland and who identified Cushing's syndrome (1869-1939)

Meaning of Mach number

mach number means: the ratio of the speed of a moving body to the speed of sound

Meaning of North atlantic treaty organization

north atlantic treaty organization means: an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security

Meaning of Particularisation

particularisation means: an individualized description of a particular instance

Meaning of Pianola

pianola means: a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys

Meaning of Rancidness

rancidness means: the property of being rancid

Meaning of Sertraline

sertraline means: a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)

Meaning of Stagger head

stagger head means: a headline with the top line flush left and succeeding lines indented to the right

Meaning of Stem-winder

stem-winder means: a watch that is wound by turning a knob at the stem

Meaning of Supporting players

supporting players means: a cast other than the principals

Meaning of Tocology

tocology means: the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother

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