Words starting with q

Words and definitions

Meaning of Quadra

Quadra means: The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.

Meaning of Quadra

Quadra means: A fillet, or listel.

Meaning of Quadrable

Quadrable means: That may be sqyared, or reduced to an equivalent square; -- said of a surface when the area limited by a curve can be exactly found, and expressed in a finite number of algebraic terms.

Meaning of Quadragenarious

Quadragenarious means: Consisting of forty; forty years old.

Meaning of Quadragene

Quadragene means: An indulgence of forty days, corresponding to the forty days of ancient canonical penance.

Meaning of Quadragesima

Quadragesima means: The forty days of fast preceding Easter; Lent.

Meaning of Quadragesimal

Quadragesimal means: Belonging to Lent; used in Lent; Lenten.

Meaning of Quadragesimals

Quadragesimals means: Offerings formerly made to the mother church of a diocese on Mid-Lent Sunday.

Meaning of Quadrangle

Quadrangle means: A plane figure having four angles, and consequently four sides; any figure having four angles.

Meaning of Quadrangle

Quadrangle means: A square or quadrangular space or inclosure, such a space or court surrounded by buildings, esp. such a court in a college or public school in England.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zyophyte

Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.

Meaning of Zygomorphous

Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.

Meaning of Zygomorphic

Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous

Meaning of Zygomatic

Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Meaning of Zygodactylous

Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylic

Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous

Meaning of Zygodactyli

Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.

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