Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jabberingly

Jabberingly means: In a jabbering manner.

Meaning of Jabberment

Jabberment means: Jabber.

Meaning of Jabbernowl

Jabbernowl means: Same as Jobbernowl.

Meaning of Jabiru

Jabiru means: One of several large wading birds of the genera Mycteria and Xenorhynchus, allied to the storks in form and habits.

Meaning of Jaborandi

Jaborandi means: The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.

Meaning of Jaborine

Jaborine means: An alkaloid found in jaborandi leaves, from which it is extracted as a white amorphous substance. In its action it resembles atropine.

Meaning of Jabot

Jabot means: Originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt.

Meaning of Jabot

Jabot means: An arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn by women on the front of the dress.

Meaning of Jacamar

Jacamar means: Any one of numerous species of tropical American birds of the genus Galbula and allied genera. They are allied to the kingfishers, but climb on tree trunks like nuthatches, and feed upon insects. Their colors are often brilliant.

Meaning of Jacana

Jacana means: Any of several wading birds belonging to the genus Jacana and several allied genera, all of which have spurs on the wings. They are able to run about over floating water weeds by means of their very long, spreading toes. Called also surgeon bird.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.

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