Words starting with k

Words and definitions

Meaning of Kan

Kan means: To know; to ken.

Meaning of Kan

Kan means: See Khan.

Meaning of Kanacka

Kanacka means: Alt. of Kanaka

Meaning of Kanaka

Kanaka means: A native of the Sandwich Islands.

Meaning of Kanchil

Kanchil means: A small chevrotain of the genus Tragulus, esp. T. pygmaeus, or T. kanchil, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and adjacent islands; a deerlet. It is noted for its agility and cunning.

Meaning of Kand

Kand means: Fluor spar; -- so called by Cornish miners.

Meaning of Kangaroo

Kangaroo means: Any one of numerous species of jumping marsupials of the family Macropodidae. They inhabit Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands, They have long and strong hind legs and a large tail, while the fore legs are comparatively short and feeble. The giant kangaroo (Macropus major) is the largest species, sometimes becoming twelve or fourteen feet in total length. The tree kangaroos, belonging to the genus Dendrolagus, live in trees; the rock kangaroos, of the genus Petrogale, inhabit rocky situations; and the brush kangaroos, of the genus Halmaturus, inhabit wooded districts. See Wallaby.

Meaning of Kansas

Kansas means: A tribe of Indians allied to the Winnebagoes and Osages. They formerly inhabited the region which is now the State of Kansas, but were removed to the Indian Territory.

Meaning of Kantian

Kantian means: Of or pertaining to Immanuel Kant, the German philosopher; conformed or relating to any or all of the philosophical doctrines of Immanuel Kant.

Meaning of Kantian

Kantian means: A follower of Kant; a Kantist.

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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