Words starting with x

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Meaning of Xenicus

xenicus means: type genus for the Xenicidae

Meaning of Xenicus gilviventris

xenicus gilviventris means: short-tailed bird resembling a wren

Meaning of Xenogeneic

xenogeneic means: denoting or relating to cells or tissues from individuals belonging to different species

Meaning of Xenogenesis

xenogenesis means: the alternation of two or more different forms in the life cycle of a plant or animal

Meaning of Xenograft

xenograft means: tissue from an animal of one species used as a temporary graft (as in cases of severe burns) on an individual of another species

Meaning of Xenolith

xenolith means: (geology) a piece of rock of different origin from the igneous rock in which it is embedded

Meaning of Xenon

xenon means: a colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth's atmosphere in trace amounts

Meaning of Xenophanes

xenophanes means: Greek philosopher (560-478 BC)

Meaning of Xenophobia

xenophobia means: a fear of foreigners or strangers

Meaning of Xenophobic

xenophobic means: suffering from xenophobia; having abnormal fear or hatred of the strange or foreign

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Meaning of Afferent nerve

afferent nerve means: a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system

Meaning of Base metal

base metal means: a metal that is common and not considered precious

Meaning of Be well

be well means: be healthy; feel good

Meaning of Chickpea plant

chickpea plant means: Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds

Meaning of Chimborazo

chimborazo means: a mountain peak in the Andes in Ecuador (20,560 feet high)

Meaning of Dixiecrats

dixiecrats means: a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman

Meaning of Dl

dl means: a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

Meaning of Duckbill

duckbill means: small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae

Meaning of Duckbill

duckbill means: primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout

Meaning of Duckbill

duckbill means: having a beak resembling that of a duck

Meaning of Dwarf daisy

dwarf daisy means: tiny grey woolly tufted annual with small golden-yellow flower heads; southeastern California to northwestern Arizona and southwestern Utah; sometimes placed in genus Eriophyllum

Meaning of Genus megachile

genus megachile means: type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting bees

Meaning of Hewer

hewer means: a person who hews

Meaning of Jesuitry

jesuitry means: the theology or the practices of the Jesuits (often considered to be casuistic)

Meaning of Lockup

lockup means: the act of locking something up to protect it

Meaning of Lockup

lockup means: jail in a local police station

Meaning of Marshall plan

marshall plan means: a United States program of economic aid for the reconstruction of Europe (1948-1952); named after George Marshall

Meaning of Mucky

mucky means: dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck

Meaning of Mucky

mucky means: (of soil) soft and watery

Meaning of Pearl sago

pearl sago means: sago ground into small round grains

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