Words starting with civ

Words and definitions

Meaning of Cive

Cive means: Same as Chive.

Meaning of Civet

Civet means: A substance, of the consistence of butter or honey, taken from glands in the anal pouch of the civet (Viverra civetta). It is of clear yellowish or brownish color, of a strong, musky odor, offensive when undiluted, but agreeable when a small portion is mixed with another substance. It is used as a perfume.

Meaning of Civet

Civet means: The animal that produces civet (Viverra civetta); -- called also civet cat. It is carnivorous, from two to three feet long, and of a brownish gray color, with transverse black bands and spots on the body and tail. It is a native of northern Africa and of Asia. The name is also applied to other species.

Meaning of Civet

Civet means: To scent or perfume with civet.

Meaning of Civic

Civic means: Relating to, or derived from, a city or citizen; relating to man as a member of society, or to civil affairs.

Meaning of Civicism

Civicism means: The principle of civil government.

Meaning of Civics

Civics means: The science of civil government.

Meaning of Civil

Civil means: Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state.

Meaning of Civil

Civil means: Subject to government; reduced to order; civilized; not barbarous; -- said of the community.

Meaning of Civil

Civil means: Performing the duties of a citizen; obedient to government; -- said of an individual.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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