Words starting with v

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Vaccinia

vaccinia means: a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar

Meaning of Vaccinia gangrenosa

vaccinia gangrenosa means: a severe or even fatal form of vaccinia that occurs mainly in persons with an immunological deficiency; characterized by progressive enlargement of the initial lesion

Meaning of Vaccinium

vaccinium means: evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries

Meaning of Vaccinium angustifolium

vaccinium angustifolium means: low-growing deciduous shrub of northeastern North America having flowers in compact racemes and bearing sweet dark blue berries

Meaning of Vaccinium arboreum

vaccinium arboreum means: shrub or small tree of eastern United States having black inedible berries

Meaning of Vaccinium ashei

vaccinium ashei means: shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry

Meaning of Vaccinium caespitosum

vaccinium caespitosum means: low-growing tufted deciduous shrub of northern and alpine North America having pink to coral-red flowers followed by sweet blue berries

Meaning of Vaccinium corymbosum

vaccinium corymbosum means: high-growing deciduous shrub of eastern North America bearing edible blueish to blackish berries with a distinct bloom; source of most cultivated blueberries

Meaning of Vaccinium macrocarpon

vaccinium macrocarpon means: trailing red-fruited plant

Meaning of Vaccinium myrsinites

vaccinium myrsinites means: shrub of the eastern United States having shining evergreen leaves and bluish-black fruit

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of 48

48 means: being eight more than forty

Meaning of Bell-bottomed

bell-bottomed means: (of trousers) having legs that flare at the bottom

Meaning of Bibliomaniacal

bibliomaniacal means: characteristic of or characterized by or noted for bibliomania

Meaning of Gangboard

gangboard means: a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside

Meaning of Garbage down

garbage down means: eat a large amount of food quickly

Meaning of Gray partridge

gray partridge means: common European partridge

Meaning of Hosta

hosta means: robust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in family Hostaceae

Meaning of International grandmaster

international grandmaster means: a chess player who has been awarded the highest title by an international chess organization

Meaning of Invigorator

invigorator means: an agent that gives or restores life or vigor

Meaning of Lax

lax means: emptying easily or excessively

Meaning of Lax

lax means: lacking in rigor or strictness

Meaning of Lax

lax means: lacking in firmness or tension; not taut

Meaning of Lax

lax means: pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

Meaning of Lining

lining means: the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)

Meaning of Lining

lining means: providing something with a surface of a different material

Meaning of Lining

lining means: a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment

Meaning of Lining

lining means: a protective covering that protects an inside surface

Meaning of Madrono

madrono means: evergreen tree of the Pacific coast of North America having glossy leathery leaves and orange-red edible berries; wood used for furniture and bark for tanning

Meaning of Metternich

metternich means: Austrian statesman (1773-1859)

Meaning of Penthouse

penthouse means: an apartment located on the top floors of a building

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