Words starting with j

Words and definitions

Meaning of Jackmen

Jackmen means: of Jackman

Meaning of Jackman

Jackman means: One wearing a jack; a horse soldier; a retainer. See 3d Jack, n.

Meaning of Jackman

Jackman means: A cream cheese.

Meaning of Jack-o'-lantern

Jack-o'-lantern means: See Jack-with-a-lantern, under 2d Jack.

Meaning of Jackpudding

Jackpudding means: A merry-andrew; a buffoon.

Meaning of Jacksaw

Jacksaw means: The merganser.

Meaning of Jackscrew

Jackscrew means: A jack in which a screw is used for lifting, or exerting pressure. See Illust. of 2d Jack, n., 5.

Meaning of Jackslave

Jackslave means: A low servant; a mean fellow.

Meaning of Jacksmith

Jacksmith means: A smith who makes jacks. See 2d Jack, 4, c.

Meaning of Jacksnipe

Jacksnipe means: A small European snipe (Limnocryptes gallinula); -- called also judcock, jedcock, juddock, jed, and half snipe.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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