Words starting with z

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

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

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Acarpous

acarpous means: producing no fruit

Meaning of Asafoetida

asafoetida means: the brownish gum resin of various plants; has strong taste and odor; formerly used as an antispasmodic

Meaning of Bearish

bearish means: expecting prices to fall

Meaning of Cocoswood

cocoswood means: wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets

Meaning of Corvus corax

corvus corax means: large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail

Meaning of Free agent

free agent means: someone acting freely or even irresponsibly

Meaning of Free agent

free agent means: (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team

Meaning of Genus praunus

genus praunus means: a genus of Mysidae

Meaning of Immunosuppressive

immunosuppressive means: a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response

Meaning of Immunosuppressive

immunosuppressive means: of or relating to a substance that lowers the body's normal immune response and induces immunosuppression

Meaning of Industrialism

industrialism means: an economic system built on large industries rather than on agriculture or craftsmanship

Meaning of Instrumental music

instrumental music means: music produced by playing a musical instrument

Meaning of Instrumental music

instrumental music means: music intended to be performed by a musical instrument or group of instruments

Meaning of Macrocytic anaemia

macrocytic anaemia means: anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is larger than normal

Meaning of Mannerly

mannerly means: socially correct in behavior

Meaning of Operoseness

operoseness means: the quality of requiring extended effort

Meaning of Poorwill

poorwill means: goatsucker of western North America

Meaning of Prowl car

prowl car means: a car in which policemen cruise the streets; equipped with radiotelephonic communications to headquarters

Meaning of Rediscover

rediscover means: discover again

Meaning of Richard leakey

richard leakey means: English paleontologist (son of Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey) who continued the work of his parents; he was appointed director of a wildlife preserve in Kenya but resigned under political pressure (born in 1944)

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