Words starting with k

Words and definitions

Meaning of Kafal

Kafal means: The Arabian name of two trees of the genus Balsamodendron, which yield a gum resin and a red aromatic wood.

Meaning of Kaffir

Kaffir means: Alt. of Kafir

Meaning of Kafir

Kafir means: One of a race which, with the Hottentots and Bushmen, inhabit South Africa. They inhabit the country north of Cape Colony, the name being now specifically applied to the tribes living between Cape Colony and Natal; but the Zulus of Natal are true Kaffirs.

Meaning of Kafir

Kafir means: One of a race inhabiting Kafiristan in Central Asia.

Meaning of Kaffle

Kaffle means: See Coffle.

Meaning of Kafilah

Kafilah means: See Cafila.

Meaning of Kaftan

Kaftan means: See Caftan.

Meaning of Kage

Kage means: A chantry chapel inclosed with lattice or screen work.

Meaning of Kagu

Kagu means: A singular, crested, grallatorial bird (Rhinochetos jubatus), native of New Caledonia. It is gray above, paler beneath, and the feathers of the wings and tail are handsomely barred with brown, black, and gray. It is allied to the sun bittern.

Meaning of Kaguan

Kaguan means: The colugo.

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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