Words starting with z

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Meaning of Zen buddhism

zen buddhism means: a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight

Meaning of Zen buddhism

zen buddhism means: school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan

Meaning of Zen buddhist

zen buddhist means: an adherent of the doctrines of Zen Buddhism

Meaning of Zenaidura

zenaidura means: mourning doves

Meaning of Zenaidura macroura

zenaidura macroura means: wild dove of the United States having a mournful call

Meaning of Zend

zend means: an ancient Iranian language

Meaning of Zend-avesta

zend-avesta means: a collection of Zoroastrian texts gathered during the 4th or 6th centuries

Meaning of Zenith

zenith means: the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Meaning of Zenithal

zenithal means: relating to or located at or near the zenith

Meaning of Zeno

zeno means: ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)

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Meaning of Aloe

aloe means: succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa

Meaning of Behaviorism

behaviorism means: an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

Meaning of Billion-dollar grass

billion-dollar grass means: coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States

Meaning of Blue whale

blue whale means: largest mammal ever known; bluish-grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere

Meaning of Cocksure

cocksure means: marked by excessive confidence

Meaning of Counterclockwise rotation

counterclockwise rotation means: rotation to the left

Meaning of Cow barn

cow barn means: a barn for cows

Meaning of Cucumber-shaped

cucumber-shaped means: shaped like a cucumber

Meaning of Faultily

faultily means: in an inaccurate manner

Meaning of Female circumcision

female circumcision means: excision of the clitoris

Meaning of Finicky

finicky means: exacting especially about details

Meaning of Hodr

hodr means: (Norse mythology) a blind god; misled by Loki, he kills his brother Balder by throwing a shaft of mistletoe

Meaning of Kentucky coffee tree

kentucky coffee tree means: handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute

Meaning of Lumbar

lumbar means: of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones

Meaning of Motor neuron

motor neuron means: a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord

Meaning of Old world robin

old world robin means: small Old World songbird with a reddish breast

Meaning of Ordained

ordained means: invested with ministerial or priestly functions

Meaning of Ordained

ordained means: fixed or established especially by order or command

Meaning of Schoenberg

schoenberg means: United States composer and musical theorist (born in Austria) who developed atonal composition (1874-1951)

Meaning of Shell stitch

shell stitch means: a crochet stitch

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