Words starting with w

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Walbiri

walbiri means: a language of Australian aborigines

Meaning of Waldenses

waldenses means: a Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century

Meaning of Waldheim

waldheim means: Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)

Meaning of Waldmeister

waldmeister means: fragrant dark green leaves used to flavor May wine

Meaning of Waldmeister

waldmeister means: Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula

Meaning of Waldorf salad

waldorf salad means: typically made of apples and celery with nuts or raisins and dressed with mayonnaise

Meaning of Wale

wale means: thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship

Meaning of Wale

wale means: a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions

Meaning of Wales

wales means: one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria

Meaning of Walesa

walesa means: Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Abstracted

abstracted means: lost in thought; showing preoccupation

Meaning of Amusement arcade

amusement arcade means: an arcade featuring coin-operated game machines

Meaning of Argillaceous

argillaceous means: resembling or containing clay

Meaning of Cervical vein

cervical vein means: a vein that accompanies an artery of the same name

Meaning of Clitoral vein

clitoral vein means: veins that serve the clitoris

Meaning of Dominica

dominica means: a volcanic island in the Windward Islands that was once a stronghold of the Carib Indians

Meaning of Dominica

dominica means: a country on the island of Dominica

Meaning of Frumpish

frumpish means: primly out of date

Meaning of Glinka

glinka means: Russian composer (1804-1857)

Meaning of Hemizygos vein

hemizygos vein means: a continuation of the left ascending lumbar vein; crosses the midline at the 8th vertebra and empties into the azygos vein

Meaning of Inertial mass

inertial mass means: (physics) the mass of a body as determined by the second law of motion from the acceleration of the body when it is subjected to a force that is not due to gravity

Meaning of Instant coffee

instant coffee means: dehydrated coffee that can be made into a drink by adding hot water

Meaning of Mastotermes

mastotermes means: primitive genus of termites; mostly extinct; sometimes considered the most primitive Isoptera

Meaning of Mouth harp

mouth harp means: a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole

Meaning of Nasal meatus

nasal meatus means: the passages in the nasal cavity formed by the projections of the nasal conchae

Meaning of Opalise

opalise means: replace or convert into opal

Meaning of Opalise

opalise means: make opalescent

Meaning of Pillager

pillager means: someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

Meaning of Planera

planera means: a deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States

Meaning of Starvation

starvation means: the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine

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