Words starting with d

Words and definitions

Meaning of Dactylology

Dactylology means: The art of communicating ideas by certain movements and positions of the fingers; -- a method of conversing practiced by the deaf and dumb.

Meaning of Dactylomancy

Dactylomancy means: Dactyliomancy.

Meaning of Dactylonomy

Dactylonomy means: The art of numbering or counting by the fingers.

Meaning of Dactylopterous

Dactylopterous means: Having the inferior rays of the pectoral fins partially or entirely free, as in the gurnards.

Meaning of Dactylotheca

Dactylotheca means: The scaly covering of the toes, as in birds.

Meaning of Dactylozooid

Dactylozooid means: A kind of zooid of Siphonophora which has an elongated or even vermiform body, with one tentacle, but no mouth. See Siphonophora.

Meaning of Dad

Dad means: Father; -- a word sometimes used by children.

Meaning of Daddled

Daddled means: of Dadle

Meaning of Daddling

Daddling means: of Dadle

Meaning of Dadle

Dadle means: To toddle; to walk unsteadily, like a child or an old man; hence, to do anything slowly or feebly.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zwanziger

Zwanziger means: An Austrian silver coin equivalent to 20 kreutzers, or about 10 cents.

Meaning of Zunyite

Zunyite means: A fluosilicate of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals at the Zu/i mine in Colorado.

Meaning of Zu/is

Zu/is means: A tribe of Pueblo Indians occupying a village in New Mexico, on the Zu/i River.

Meaning of Zumometer

Zumometer means: See Zymic, Zymological, etc.

Meaning of Zumology

Zumology means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumological

Zumological means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumic

Zumic means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumbooruk

Zumbooruk means: A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest on the back of a camel, whence it is fired, -- used in the East.

Meaning of Zulus

Zulus means: The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.

Meaning of Zuisin

Zuisin means: The American widgeon.

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