Words starting with z

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Meaning of Zebra mussel

zebra mussel means: inch long mollusk imported accidentally from Europe; clogs utility inlet pipes and feeds on edible freshwater mussels

Meaning of Zebra orchid

zebra orchid means: orchid with reddish linear leaves and panicle of purple-marked pale-yellow flowers with deep red or purple lip; southwestern Australia

Meaning of Zebra-tailed lizard

zebra-tailed lizard means: swift lizard with long black-banded tail and long legs; of deserts of United States and Mexico

Meaning of Zebrawood

zebrawood means: any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood

Meaning of Zebrawood

zebrawood means: handsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork

Meaning of Zebrawood family

zebrawood family means: mostly tropical climbing shrubs or small trees; closely related to Leguminosae

Meaning of Zebrawood tree

zebrawood tree means: any of various trees or shrubs having mottled or striped wood

Meaning of Zebu

zebu means: domesticated ox having a humped back and long horns and a large dewlap; used chiefly as a draft animal in India and east Asia

Meaning of Zechariah

zechariah means: an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity

Meaning of Zechariah

zechariah means: a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Denture

denture means: a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth

Meaning of Dicot

dicot means: flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside

Meaning of Grey hen

grey hen means: female black grouse

Meaning of Humanoid

humanoid means: an automaton that resembles a human being

Meaning of Ignited

ignited means: set afire

Meaning of Ironically

ironically means: in an ironic manner

Meaning of Ironically

ironically means: contrary to plan or expectation

Meaning of Kitty-cat

kitty-cat means: informal terms referring to a domestic cat

Meaning of Martin cline

martin cline means: American geneticist who succeeded in transferring a functioning gene from one mouse to another (born in 1934)

Meaning of Mitigatory

mitigatory means: moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear

Meaning of Onycholysis

onycholysis means: separation of a nail from its normal attachment to the nail bed

Meaning of Penalisation

penalisation means: the act of punishing

Meaning of Plane tree

plane tree means: any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits

Meaning of Prevent

prevent means: stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

Meaning of Prevent

prevent means: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Meaning of Railroad ticket

railroad ticket means: a ticket good for a ride on a railroad train

Meaning of Reluctance

reluctance means: a certain degree of unwillingness

Meaning of Reluctance

reluctance means: (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)

Meaning of Russian revolution

russian revolution means: the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917

Meaning of Russian revolution

russian revolution means: the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922

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