Words containing nax

Meaning of Anaxagoras

anaxagoras means: a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC)

Meaning of Anaximander

anaximander means: a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)

Meaning of Anaximenes

anaximenes means: a presocratic Greek philosopher and associate of Anaximander who believed that all things are made of air in different degrees of density (6th century BC)

Meaning of Arundo donax

arundo donax means: large rhizomatous perennial grasses found by riversides and in ditches having jointed stems and large grey-white feathery panicles

Meaning of Battle of cunaxa

battle of cunaxa means: battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne

Meaning of Cunaxa

cunaxa means: battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne

Meaning of Edronax

edronax means: an antidepressant drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine

Meaning of Fornax

fornax means: a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix

Meaning of Genus panax

genus panax means: perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng

Meaning of Genus plectrophenax

genus plectrophenax means: snow bunting

Meaning of Bufo debilis

bufo debilis means: small green or yellow-green toad with small black bars and stripes

Meaning of Commissariat

commissariat means: a stock or supply of foods

Meaning of Dilator

dilator means: a surgical instrument that is used to dilate or distend an opening or an organ

Meaning of Dilator

dilator means: a drug that causes dilation

Meaning of Dilator

dilator means: a muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part

Meaning of Doggie

doggie means: informal terms for dogs

Meaning of Ferule

ferule means: a switch (a stick or cane or flat paddle) used to punish children

Meaning of Fin whale

fin whale means: large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific

Meaning of Flawed

flawed means: having a blemish or flaw

Meaning of Fluphenazine

fluphenazine means: tranquilizer used to treat psychotic disorders

Meaning of Hypercalcinuria

hypercalcinuria means: the presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis

Meaning of Medial rectus

medial rectus means: the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball medially

Meaning of Mesua ferrea

mesua ferrea means: handsome East Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties

Meaning of Prepositional

prepositional means: of or relating to or formed with a preposition

Meaning of Privatise

privatise means: change from governmental to private control or ownership

Meaning of Proteomics

proteomics means: the branch of genetics that studies the full set of proteins encoded by a genome

Meaning of Shoestring fungus

shoestring fungus means: any of several fungi of the genus Armillaria that form brown stringy rhizomorphs and cause destructive rot of the roots of some trees such as apples or maples

Meaning of Small stuff

small stuff means: any light rope used on shipboard

Meaning of Summerhouse

summerhouse means: a small roofed building affording shade and rest

Meaning of Trader

trader means: someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

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