Words starting with m

Words and definitions

Meaning of Macerating

Macerating means: of Macerate

Meaning of Macerate

Macerate means: To make lean; to cause to waste away.

Meaning of Macerate

Macerate means: To subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to mortify.

Meaning of Macerate

Macerate means: To soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat; to wear away or separate the parts of by steeping; as, to macerate animal or vegetable fiber.

Meaning of Macerater

Macerater means: One who, or that which, macerates; an apparatus for converting paper or fibrous matter into pulp.

Meaning of Maceration

Maceration means: The act or process of macerating.

Meaning of Machaerodus

Machaerodus means: Alt. of Machairodus

Meaning of Machairodus

Machairodus means: A genus of extinct mammals allied to the cats, and having in the upper jaw canine teeth of remarkable size and strength; -- hence called saber-toothed tigers.

Meaning of Machete

Machete means: A large heavy knife resembling a broadsword, often two or three feet in length, -- used by the inhabitants of Spanish America as a hatchet to cut their way through thickets, and for various other purposes.

Meaning of Machiavelian

Machiavelian means: Of or pertaining to Machiavel, or to his supposed principles; politically cunning; characterized by duplicity or bad faith; crafty.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoster

Zoster means: Shingles.

Meaning of Zoroastrism

Zoroastrism means: Same as Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism means: The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit (Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. Fire worship, under Fire, and Parsee.

Meaning of Zoroastrian

Zoroastrian means: A follower of Zoroaster; one who accepts Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zoroastrian

Zoroastrian means: Of or pertaining to Zoroaster, or his religious system.

Meaning of Zorilla

Zorilla means: Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus Ictonyx allied to the weasels and skunks.

Meaning of Zoril

Zoril means: Same as Zorilla.

Meaning of Zopilote

Zopilote means: The urubu, or American black vulture.

Meaning of Zope

Zope means: A European fresh-water bream (Abramis ballerus).

Meaning of Zoozoo

Zoozoo means: The wood pigeon.

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