Words ending with eria

Meaning of Alfileria

alfileria means: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage

Meaning of Algeria

algeria means: a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s

Meaning of Alstroemeria

alstroemeria means: any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers

Meaning of American wisteria

american wisteria means: an eastern United States native resembling the cultivated Japanese wisteria having pale purple-lilac flowers

Meaning of Anxiety hysteria

anxiety hysteria means: a form of hysteria having features of both conversion disorder and anxiety neurosis

Meaning of Archaebacteria

archaebacteria means: considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae

Meaning of Archaeobacteria

archaeobacteria means: considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae

Meaning of Archeobacteria

archeobacteria means: considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae

Meaning of Armeria

armeria means: shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials

Meaning of Arteria

arteria means: a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

Meaning of Aftermath

aftermath means: the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual

Meaning of Aftermath

aftermath means: the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)

Meaning of Battle of ypres

battle of ypres means: battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others

Meaning of Battle of ypres

battle of ypres means: battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient

Meaning of Battle of ypres

battle of ypres means: battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery

Meaning of Bovini

bovini means: term not used technically; essentially coextensive with genus Bos

Meaning of Breathtaking

breathtaking means: tending to cause suspension of regular breathing

Meaning of Criminal contempt

criminal contempt means: an act of disrespect that impedes the administration of justice

Meaning of Designated hitter

designated hitter means: a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher

Meaning of Distillation

distillation means: the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors

Meaning of Distillation

distillation means: a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling

Meaning of Genus pisonia

genus pisonia means: genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America

Meaning of Genus spodoptera

genus spodoptera means: moths whose larvae are armyworms

Meaning of Graham greene

graham greene means: English novelist and Catholic (1904-1991)

Meaning of Haemanthus coccineus

haemanthus coccineus means: spectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts; South Africa

Meaning of Headlock

headlock means: a wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body

Meaning of Lac

lac means: resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects; used in e.g. varnishes and sealing wax

Meaning of Limpopo

limpopo means: an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean

Meaning of Rich

rich means: people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)

Meaning of Rich

rich means: affording an abundant supply

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