Words starting with u

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Meaning of Uigur

uigur means: the Turkic language spoken by approximately 7,000,000 Uighur in extreme northwestern China

Meaning of Uigur

uigur means: a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas

Meaning of Uintathere

uintathere means: a variety of dinocerate

Meaning of Uintatheriidae

uintatheriidae means: an extinct family of Dinocerata

Meaning of Uintatherium

uintatherium means: type genus of the Uintatheriidae; extinct large herbivorous ungulates somewhat resembling elephants; from the Eocene in Wyoming

Meaning of Uk

uk means: a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Meaning of Ukase

ukase means: an edict of the Russian tsar

Meaning of Uke

uke means: a small guitar having four strings

Meaning of Ukraine

ukraine means: a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century

Meaning of Ukrainian

ukrainian means: the Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine

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Meaning of California buckwheat

california buckwheat means: low-growing shrub with spreading branches and flowers in loose heads; desert regions of western United States (California to Utah)

Meaning of Eriocaulaceae

eriocaulaceae means: chiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs: pipeworts

Meaning of Family magnoliaceae

family magnoliaceae means: subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia

Meaning of Hagiographa

hagiographa means: the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

Meaning of Iron mould

iron mould means: a spot caused the staining with rust or ink

Meaning of Italian renaissance

italian renaissance means: the early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance

Meaning of Katamorphism

katamorphism means: metamorphism that occurs at or near the earth's surface; breaks down complex minerals into simpler ones

Meaning of Larix siberica

larix siberica means: medium-sized larch of northeastern Russia and Siberia having narrowly conic crown and soft narrow bright-green leaves; used in cultivation

Meaning of Pillow lace

pillow lace means: a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins

Meaning of Prefect

prefect means: a chief officer or chief magistrate

Meaning of Pronucleus

pronucleus means: the nucleus of the ovum or sperm after fertilization but before they fuse to form the nucleus of the zygote

Meaning of Proscribed

proscribed means: excluded from use or mention

Meaning of Pythoness

pythoness means: (Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles

Meaning of Pythoness

pythoness means: a witch with powers of divination

Meaning of Quickening

quickening means: the act of accelerating; increasing the speed

Meaning of Quickening

quickening means: the process of showing signs of life

Meaning of Quickening

quickening means: the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

Meaning of Retentively

retentively means: in a retentive manner

Meaning of Sax

sax means: a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore

Meaning of Sax

sax means: a Belgian maker of musical instruments who invented the saxophone (1814-1894)

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