Words starting with mer

Words and definitions

Meaning of Merchet

Merchet means: In old English and in Scots law, a fine paid to the lord of the soil by a tenant upon the marriage of one the tenant's daughters.

Meaning of Meracious

Meracious means: Being without mixture or adulteration; hence, strong; racy.

Meaning of Mercable

Mercable means: Capable of being bought or sold.

Meaning of Mercantile

Mercantile means: Of or pertaining to merchants, or the business of merchants; having to do with trade, or the buying and selling of commodities; commercial.

Meaning of Mercaptal

Mercaptal means: Any one of a series of compounds of mercaptans with aldehydes.

Meaning of Mercaptan

Mercaptan means: Any one of series of compounds, hydrosulphides of alcohol radicals, in composition resembling the alcohols, but containing sulphur in place of oxygen, and hence called also the sulphur alcohols. In general, they are colorless liquids having a strong, repulsive, garlic odor. The name is specifically applied to ethyl mercaptan, C2H5SH. So called from its avidity for mercury, and other metals.

Meaning of Mercaptide

Mercaptide means: A compound of mercaptan formed by replacing its sulphur hydrogen by a metal; as, potassium mercaptide, C2H5SK.

Meaning of Mercat

Mercat means: Market; trade.

Meaning of Mercatante

Mercatante means: A foreign trader.

Meaning of Mercator's chart

Mercator's chart means: See under Chart, and see Mercator's projection, under Projection.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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