Words starting with x

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Meaning of Xiphium iris

xiphium iris means: bulbous iris of western Mediterranean region having usually violet-purple flowers

Meaning of Xiphoid process

xiphoid process means: smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib

Meaning of Xiphosura

xiphosura means: horseshoe crabs and extinct forms

Meaning of Xiphosurus polyphemus

xiphosurus polyphemus means: large marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail; a living fossil related to the wood louse

Meaning of Xishuangbanna dai

xishuangbanna dai means: a branch of the Tai languages

Meaning of Xiv

xiv means: the cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one

Meaning of Xiv

xiv means: being one more than thirteen

Meaning of Xix

xix means: the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one

Meaning of Xix

xix means: being one more than eighteen

Meaning of Xizang

xizang means: an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas

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Meaning of Adventitious

adventitious means: associated by chance and not an integral part

Meaning of Alluvium

alluvium means: clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down

Meaning of Barth

barth means: United States novelist (born in 1930)

Meaning of Barth

barth means: Swiss Protestant theologian (1886-1968)

Meaning of Can buoy

can buoy means: a buoy with a round bottom and conical top

Meaning of Conglobate

conglobate means: assume a globular shape

Meaning of Daydreaming

daydreaming means: absentminded dreaming while awake

Meaning of Doggie bag

doggie bag means: a bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant; the transparent pretense is that the food is taken home to feed the customer's dog

Meaning of Eleocharis

eleocharis means: sedges having dense spikes of flowers and leaves reduced to basal sheaths

Meaning of Eparchy

eparchy means: a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Meaning of Eparchy

eparchy means: a province in ancient Greece

Meaning of Freshet

freshet means: the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow

Meaning of Gametoecium

gametoecium means: gametangia and surrounding bracts

Meaning of Great yellow gentian

great yellow gentian means: robust European perennial having clusters of yellow flowers

Meaning of Mithridates vi

mithridates vi means: ancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)

Meaning of Mud-beplastered

mud-beplastered means: covered with or as if with mud

Meaning of Ottmar mergenthaler

ottmar mergenthaler means: United States inventor (born in Germany) of the Linotype machine (1854-1899)

Meaning of Picasso

picasso means: prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)

Meaning of Ptychozoon homalocephalum

ptychozoon homalocephalum means: a gecko that has membranous expansions along the sides of its body and limbs and tail that enable it to glide short distances

Meaning of Stokehole

stokehole means: (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

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