Words starting with m

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Meaning of Macrura

Macrura means: A subdivision of decapod Crustacea, having the abdomen largely developed. It includes the lobster, prawn, shrimp, and many similar forms. Cf. Decapoda.

Meaning of Macrural

Macrural means: Same as Macrurous.

Meaning of Macruran

Macruran means: One of the Macrura.

Meaning of Macruroid

Macruroid means: Like or pertaining to the Macrura.

Meaning of Macrurous

Macrurous means: Of or pertaining to the Macrura; having a long tail.

Meaning of Mactation

Mactation means: The act of killing a victim for sacrifice.

Meaning of Mactra

Mactra means: Any marine bivalve shell of the genus Mactra, and allied genera. Many species are known. Some of them are used as food, as Mactra stultorum, of Europe. See Surf clam, under Surf.

Meaning of Maculae

Maculae means: of Macula

Meaning of Macula

Macula means: A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb.

Meaning of Macula

Macula means: A rather large spot or blotch of color.

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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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