Words starting with z

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Meaning of Zealot

zealot means: a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans

Meaning of Zealotry

zealotry means: excessive intolerance of opposing views

Meaning of Zealous

zealous means: marked by active interest and enthusiasm

Meaning of Zealously

zealously means: in a zealous manner

Meaning of Zeaxanthin

zeaxanthin means: yellow carotenoid (isomeric with lutein and occurs widely with it) that is the main pigment in yellow Indian corn

Meaning of Zebibit

zebibit means: a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibits or 2^70 bits

Meaning of Zebibyte

zebibyte means: a unit of information equal to 1024 exbibytes or 2^70 bytes

Meaning of Zebra

zebra means: any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines

Meaning of Zebra crossing

zebra crossing means: street crossing where pedestrians have right of way; often marked in some way (especially with diagonal stripes)

Meaning of Zebra finch

zebra finch means: small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's

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Meaning of 70

70 means: the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven

Meaning of 70

70 means: being ten more than sixty

Meaning of Afars and issas

afars and issas means: a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997

Meaning of Artichoke

artichoke means: a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart

Meaning of Artichoke

artichoke means: Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head

Meaning of Blood knot

blood knot means: a knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times

Meaning of Coelophysis

coelophysis means: one of the oldest known dinosaurs; late Triassic; cannibalistic

Meaning of Deficit spending

deficit spending means: spending money raised by borrowing; used by governments to stimulate their economy

Meaning of Dish up

dish up means: provide (usually but not necessarily food)

Meaning of Huffing

huffing means: an act of forcible exhalation

Meaning of John lyly

john lyly means: English writer noted for his elaborate style (1554-1606)

Meaning of Keratonosis

keratonosis means: any abnormal condition of the outer skin (epidermis)

Meaning of Lactuca

lactuca means: an herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce

Meaning of Machination

machination means: a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

Meaning of Mahagua

mahagua means: erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks

Meaning of Mahagua

mahagua means: shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament

Meaning of Napier

napier means: Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)

Meaning of Sandpiper

sandpiper means: any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

Meaning of Solenopsis

solenopsis means: fire ants

Meaning of Spectrum analysis

spectrum analysis means: the use of spectroscopes to analyze spectra

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