Words containing for

Meaning of A fortiori

a fortiori means: with greater reason; for a still stronger, more certain reason

Meaning of Acacia auriculiformis

acacia auriculiformis means: Australian tree that yields tanning materials

Meaning of Accessory before the fact

accessory before the fact means: a person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration

Meaning of Accipitriformes

accipitriformes means: in some classifications an alternative name for the Falconiformes

Meaning of Account for

account for means: give reasons for

Meaning of Account for

account for means: be the reason or explanation for

Meaning of Acer negundo californicum

acer negundo californicum means: maple of the Pacific coast of the United States; fruits are white when mature

Meaning of Acid-forming

acid-forming means: yielding an acid in aqueous solution

Meaning of Acneiform

acneiform means: resembling acne

Meaning of Aepyorniformes

aepyorniformes means: huge extinct flightless birds: elephant birds

Meaning of Affenpinscher

affenpinscher means: European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle

Meaning of Anarchism

anarchism means: a political theory favoring the abolition of governments

Meaning of Ani

ani means: black tropical American cuckoo

Meaning of Ariocarpus

ariocarpus means: slow-growing geophytic cacti; northern and eastern Mexico; southern Texas

Meaning of Ascension day

ascension day means: (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter

Meaning of August von wassermann

august von wassermann means: German bacteriologist who developed a diagnostic test for syphilis (1866-1925)

Meaning of Bolivar

bolivar means: Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)

Meaning of Bolivar

bolivar means: the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos

Meaning of Caenolestes

caenolestes means: type genus of the family Caenolestidae

Meaning of Dirt ball

dirt ball means: a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

Meaning of Epsilon aurigae

epsilon aurigae means: the largest known star

Meaning of Heretic

heretic means: a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church

Meaning of Heretic

heretic means: a person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion)

Meaning of Mayonnaise

mayonnaise means: egg yolks and oil and vinegar

Meaning of Meadow mouse

meadow mouse means: widely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canada

Meaning of Nuytsia floribunda

nuytsia floribunda means: a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses

Meaning of Prohibitively

prohibitively means: to a prohibitive degree

Meaning of Scholia

scholia means: a marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)

Meaning of Schoolboyish

schoolboyish means: befitting or characteristic of a young boy

Meaning of Strip mine

strip mine means: an open mine (usually for coal) where the seams run close to the surface

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