Words starting with y

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Yank

yank means: an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

Meaning of Yank

yank means: pull, or move with a sudden movement

Meaning of Yankee

yankee means: an American (especially to non-Americans)

Meaning of Yankee

yankee means: an American who lives in New England

Meaning of Yankee

yankee means: an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)

Meaning of Yankee

yankee means: used by Southerners for an inhabitant of a northern state in the United States (especially a Union soldier)

Meaning of Yankee corn

yankee corn means: corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm

Meaning of Yankee-doodle

yankee-doodle means: an American (especially to non-Americans)

Meaning of Yanker

yanker means: someone who gives a strong sudden pull

Meaning of Yanquapin

yanquapin means: water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Antrorse

antrorse means: bent or curved forward or upward

Meaning of Argyreia

argyreia means: woody climbers of tropical Asia to Australia

Meaning of Blank verse

blank verse means: unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)

Meaning of Boast

boast means: speaking of yourself in superlatives

Meaning of Boast

boast means: show off

Meaning of Boast

boast means: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

Meaning of Boll weevil

boll weevil means: greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton

Meaning of Christmas tree

christmas tree means: an ornamented evergreen used as a Christmas decoration

Meaning of Christmas tree

christmas tree means: medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed

Meaning of Christmas tree

christmas tree means: tall timber tree of central and southern Europe having a regular crown and grey bark

Meaning of Christmas tree

christmas tree means: a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses

Meaning of Christmas tree

christmas tree means: Australian tree or shrub with red flowers; often used in Christmas decoration

Meaning of Coexisting

coexisting means: existing at the same time

Meaning of Flood out

flood out means: charge someone with too many tasks

Meaning of Helen keller

helen keller means: United States lecturer and writer who was blind and deaf from the age of 19 months; Anne Sullivan taught her to read and write and speak; Helen Keller graduated from college and went on to champion the cause of blind and deaf people (1880-1968)

Meaning of Hystricidae

hystricidae means: Old World porcupines

Meaning of Internal auditory artery

internal auditory artery means: an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth

Meaning of Justifier

justifier means: a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution

Meaning of Muramidase

muramidase means: an enzyme found in saliva and sweat and tears that destroys the cell walls of certain bacteria

Meaning of Order dermoptera

order dermoptera means: flying lemurs

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