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Meaning of Xenophon

xenophon means: Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC)

Meaning of Xenopodidae

xenopodidae means: in some classifications the family of the genus Xenopus which is otherwise included in the family Pipidae

Meaning of Xenopus

xenopus means: an African clawed frog; in some classifications made the type genus of a separate family Xenopodidae

Meaning of Xenopus laevis

xenopus laevis means: a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals

Meaning of Xenorhyncus

xenorhyncus means: East Indian and Australian storks

Meaning of Xenorhyncus asiaticus

xenorhyncus asiaticus means: large mostly white Australian stork

Meaning of Xenosauridae

xenosauridae means: monotypic family of Mexican lizards

Meaning of Xenosaurus

xenosaurus means: type and sole genus of Xenosauridae: slender-bodied Mexican lizards having the upper surface covered with tiny granules and tubercles

Meaning of Xenotime

xenotime means: a brown-to-yellow mineral that is a phosphate of yttrium in crystalline form

Meaning of Xenotransplant

xenotransplant means: a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alder-leaved serviceberry

alder-leaved serviceberry means: shrub or small tree of northwestern North America having fragrant creamy white flowers and small waxy purple-red fruits

Meaning of Austrotaxus spicata

austrotaxus spicata means: large yew native to New Caledonia; cultivated in eastern Australia and New Zealand and Hawaii

Meaning of Blue copperas

blue copperas means: hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate

Meaning of Chagatai

chagatai means: a Turkic literary language of medieval central Asia (named for one of the sons of Genghis Khan)

Meaning of Chintzy

chintzy means: embarrassingly stingy

Meaning of Chintzy

chintzy means: of very poor quality; flimsy

Meaning of Computer backup

computer backup means: (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device

Meaning of Curbstone

curbstone means: a paving stone forming part of a curb

Meaning of Desultory

desultory means: marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another

Meaning of Helicteres

helicteres means: genus of shrubs and small trees of tropical America and Asia having cylindrical fruits spirally twisted around one another

Meaning of Hook-nosed

hook-nosed means: having an aquiline nose

Meaning of Iridocyclitis

iridocyclitis means: inflammation of the iris and ciliary body of the eye

Meaning of Nonresident

nonresident means: someone who does not live in a particular place

Meaning of Nonresident

nonresident means: not living in a particular place or owned by permanent residents

Meaning of Overhaul

overhaul means: the act of improving by renewing and restoring

Meaning of Overhaul

overhaul means: periodic maintenance on a car or machine

Meaning of Overhaul

overhaul means: make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

Meaning of Overhaul

overhaul means: travel past

Meaning of Prairie wagon

prairie wagon means: a large wagon with broad wheels and an arched canvas top; used by the United States pioneers to cross the prairies in the 19th century

Meaning of Prognosticate

prognosticate means: indicate, as with a sign or an omen

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