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 Cardiac glycoside

cardiac glycoside means: obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure

Meaning of Chiggerflower

chiggerflower means: erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers

Meaning of Contumeliously

contumeliously means: without respect; in a disdainful manner

Meaning of Demote

demote means: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank

Meaning of Enrico fermi

enrico fermi means: Italian nuclear physicist (in the United States after 1939) who worked on artificial radioactivity caused by neutron bombardment and who headed the group that in 1942 produced the first controlled nuclear reaction (1901-1954)

Meaning of Exceed

exceed means: be or do something to a greater degree

Meaning of Exceed

exceed means: be superior or better than some standard

Meaning of Exceed

exceed means: be greater in scope or size than some standard

Meaning of Genus eriophorum

genus eriophorum means: cotton grass

Meaning of Huguenot

huguenot means: a French Calvinist of the 16th or 17th centuries

Meaning of Joewood

joewood means: West Indian shrub or small tree having leathery saponaceous leaves and extremely hard wood

Meaning of Kind-heartedness

kind-heartedness means: sympathy arising from a kind heart

Meaning of Lots

lots means: a large number or amount

Meaning of Lots

lots means: to a very great degree or extent

Meaning of Matching

matching means: intentionally matched

Meaning of Matching

matching means: being two identical

Meaning of Non-ugric

non-ugric means: one of two branches of the Finno-Ugric languages; a family of languages including Finnish and Estonian (but not Hungarian)

Meaning of Opera hat

opera hat means: a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur

Meaning of Oxalic acid

oxalic acid means: a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis

Meaning of Petrel

petrel means: relatively small long-winged tube-nosed bird that flies far from land

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