Words containing ossus

Meaning of Cnossus

cnossus means: an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC

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 Aldehyde

aldehyde means: any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids

Meaning of Assyriology

assyriology means: archeology of the ancient Assyrians

Meaning of Bells of ireland

bells of ireland means: aromatic annual with a tall stems of small whitish flowers enclosed in a greatly enlarged saucer-shaped or bell-shaped calyx

Meaning of Carducci

carducci means: Italian poet considered the national poet of modern Italy (1835-1907)

Meaning of Five-pointed

five-pointed means: having five points

Meaning of Godiva

godiva means: according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)

Meaning of Knox

knox means: Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)

Meaning of Order protura

order protura means: minute wingless arthropods: telsontails

Meaning of Pilgrim

pilgrim means: someone who journeys in foreign lands

Meaning of Pilgrim

pilgrim means: someone who journeys to a sacred place as an act of religious devotion

Meaning of Pilgrim

pilgrim means: one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620

Meaning of Rhodymeniaceae

rhodymeniaceae means: a family of protoctist

Meaning of Robustly

robustly means: in a robust manner

Meaning of Seamount

seamount means: an underwater mountain rising above the ocean floor

Meaning of Snuffer

snuffer means: a cone-shaped implement with a handle; for extinguishing candles

Meaning of Snuffer

snuffer means: a person who uses snuff

Meaning of Snuffer

snuffer means: a person who snuffs out candles

Meaning of Soutane

soutane means: a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests

Meaning of Supervene upon

supervene upon means: take the place or move into the position of

Meaning of Tailorbird

tailorbird means: tropical Asian warbler that stitches leaves together to form and conceal its nest

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