Words containing lossus

Meaning of Colossus

colossus means: a person of exceptional importance and reputation

Meaning of Colossus

colossus means: someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

Meaning of Colossus of rhodes

colossus of rhodes means: a huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake

Meaning of Genus hippoglossus

genus hippoglossus means: halibuts

Meaning of Genus leptoglossus

genus leptoglossus means: leaf-footed bugs

Meaning of Genus tachyglossus

genus tachyglossus means: type genus of the family Tachyglossidae

Meaning of Genus trichoglossus

genus trichoglossus means: a genus of Loriinae

Meaning of Genus zaglossus

genus zaglossus means: a genus of Tachyglossidae

Meaning of Hippoglossus

hippoglossus means: halibuts

Meaning of Hippoglossus hippoglossus

hippoglossus hippoglossus means: largest United States flatfish

Meaning of Agiotage

agiotage means: a fee charged for exchanging currencies

Meaning of Apogamy

apogamy means: (botany) development of an embryo without fertilization; especially the development in some ferns of a sporophyte from the gametophyte without fertilization

Meaning of Catechumen

catechumen means: a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist

Meaning of Chemical energy

chemical energy means: that part of the energy in a substance that can be released by a chemical reaction

Meaning of Dame barbara hepworth

dame barbara hepworth means: British sculptor (1902-1975)

Meaning of Disability

disability means: the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness

Meaning of Family polypodiaceae

family polypodiaceae means: ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)

Meaning of Goggle

goggle means: look with amazement; look stupidly

Meaning of Inconceivability

inconceivability means: the state of being impossible to conceive

Meaning of Ironshod

ironshod means: shod or cased with iron

Meaning of J. p. morgan

j. p. morgan means: United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)

Meaning of Krigia

krigia means: any small branched yellow-flowered North American herb of the genus Krigia

Meaning of Monotropa uniflora

monotropa uniflora means: small waxy white or pinkish-white saprophytic woodland plant having scalelike leaves and a nodding flower; turns black with age

Meaning of Nitrogen oxide

nitrogen oxide means: any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts

Meaning of Order campanulales

order campanulales means: an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae

Meaning of Pupal

pupal means: of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage

Meaning of Salvia reflexa

salvia reflexa means: sage of western North America to Central America having violet-blue flowers; widespread in cultivation

Meaning of Sedimentary clay

sedimentary clay means: clay soil formed by sedimentary deposits

Meaning of Trade rat

trade rat means: any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects

Meaning of Tweed

tweed means: (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

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