Words starting with pur

Words and definitions

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: Any shell of the genus Purpura.

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: See Purpura.

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: A disease of wheat. Same as Earcockle.

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: Exhibiting or possessing the color called purple, much esteemed for its richness and beauty; of a deep red, or red and blue color; as, a purple robe.

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: Imperial; regal; -- so called from the color having been an emblem of imperial authority.

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: Blood-red; bloody.

Meaning of Purpled

Purpled means: of Purple

Meaning of Purpling

Purpling means: of Purple

Meaning of Purple

Purple means: To make purple; to dye of purple or deep red color; as, hands purpled with blood.

Meaning of Purpleheart

Purpleheart means: A strong, durable, and elastic wood of a purplish color, obtained from several tropical American leguminous trees of the genus Copaifera (C. pubiflora, bracteata, and officinalis). Used for decorative veneering. See Copaiba.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zooecium

Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.

Meaning of Zooecia

Zooecia means: of Zooecium

Meaning of Zoodendrium

Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoodendria

Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium

Meaning of Zoocytium

Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoocytia

Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium

Meaning of Zoocyst

Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.

Meaning of Zoochlorella

Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.

Meaning of Zoochemy

Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.

Meaning of Zoochemistry

Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.

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