Words starting with g

Words and definitions

Meaning of Galactophagist

Galactophagist means: One who eats, or subsists on, milk.

Meaning of Galactophagous

Galactophagous means: Feeding on milk.

Meaning of Galactophorous

Galactophorous means: Milk-carrying; lactiferous; -- applied to the ducts of mammary glands.

Meaning of Galactopoietic

Galactopoietic means: Increasing the flow of milk; milk-producing. -- n. A galactopoietic substance.

Meaning of Galactose

Galactose means: A white, crystalline sugar, C6H12O6, isomeric with dextrose, obtained by the decomposition of milk sugar, and also from certain gums. When oxidized it forms mucic acid. Called also lactose (though it is not lactose proper).

Meaning of Galage

Galage means: See Galoche.

Meaning of Galagos

Galagos means: of Galago

Meaning of Galago

Galago means: A genus of African lemurs, including numerous species.

Meaning of Galanga

Galanga means: Alt. of Galangal

Meaning of Galangal

Galangal means: The pungent aromatic rhizome or tuber of certain East Indian or Chinese species of Alpinia (A. Galanga and A. officinarum) and of the Kaempferia Galanga), -- all of the Ginger family.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zonaria

Zonaria means: A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.

Meaning of Zonar

Zonar means: A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.

Meaning of Zonal

Zonal means: Of or pertaining to a zone; having the form of a zone or zones.

Meaning of Zona

Zona means: A zone or band; a layer.

Meaning of Zonae

Zonae means: of Zona

Meaning of Zomboruk

Zomboruk means: See Zumbooruk.

Meaning of Zollverein

Zollverein means: Literally, a customs union; specifically, applied to the several customs unions successively formed under the leadership of Prussia among certain German states for establishing liberty of commerce among themselves and common tariff on imports, exports, and transit.

Meaning of Zokor

Zokor means: An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.

Meaning of Zoisite

Zoisite means: A grayish or whitish mineral occurring in orthorhombic, prismatic crystals, also in columnar masses. It is a silicate of alumina and lime, and is allied to epidote.

Meaning of Zoilism

Zoilism means: Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.

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