Words starting with w

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of W. h. hudson

w. h. hudson means: English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)

Meaning of W. k. kellogg

w. k. kellogg means: United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn; he established a company to manufacture the cereal (1860-1951)

Meaning of W. somerset maugham

w. somerset maugham means: English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)

Meaning of W. v. quine

w. v. quine means: United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)

Meaning of W. w. jacobs

w. w. jacobs means: English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

Meaning of W.c.

w.c. means: a toilet in Britain

Meaning of W.h.o.

w.h.o. means: a United Nations agency to coordinate international health activities and to help governments improve health services

Meaning of W.m.d.

w.m.d. means: a weapon that kills or injures civilian as well as military personnel (nuclear and chemical and biological weapons)

Meaning of W.v.

w.v. means: a state in east central United States

Meaning of Wa

wa means: a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Androgenous

androgenous means: of or related to androgenesis

Meaning of Boddhisatva

boddhisatva means: Buddhist worthy of nirvana who postpones it to help others

Meaning of Capital of estonia

capital of estonia means: a port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia

Meaning of Chiffonier

chiffonier means: a tall elegant chest of drawers

Meaning of Chimaera monstrosa

chimaera monstrosa means: large European chimaera

Meaning of Copernicia

copernicia means: slow-growing tropical fan palms

Meaning of Dentifrice

dentifrice means: a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush

Meaning of Dessert spoon

dessert spoon means: a spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon

Meaning of Esterify

esterify means: change (a compound) into an ester

Meaning of Filaree

filaree means: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

Meaning of Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae

gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae means: rust fungus causing rust spots on apples and pears etc

Meaning of Hemipode

hemipode means: small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains

Meaning of Honduras

honduras means: a republic in Central America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; an early center of Mayan culture

Meaning of Hyoid bone

hyoid bone means: a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles

Meaning of Lunar time period

lunar time period means: there are usually two high and two low tides each day

Meaning of Matrilineal

matrilineal means: based on or tracing descent through the female line

Meaning of Methodism

methodism means: the religious beliefs and practices of Methodists characterized by concern with social welfare and public morals

Meaning of Shoveler

shoveler means: freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill

Meaning of Shoveler

shoveler means: a worker who shovels

Meaning of Tara

tara means: a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century

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