Words starting with quer

Words and definitions

Meaning of Quercitannic

Quercitannic means: Pertaining to, or designating, a tannic acid found in oak bark and extracted as a yellowish brown amorphous substance.

Meaning of Quercite

Quercite means: A white crystalline substance, C6H7(OH)5, found in acorns, the fruit of the oak (Quercus). It has a sweet taste, and is regarded as a pentacid alcohol.

Meaning of Quercitin

Quercitin means: A yellow crystalline substance, occurring quite widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom, as is apple-tree bark, horse-chestnut leaves, etc., but originally obtained by the decomposition of quercitrin. Called also meletin.

Meaning of Quercitrin

Quercitrin means: A glucoside extracted from the bark of the oak (Quercus) as a bitter citron-yellow crystalline substance, used as a pigment and called quercitron.

Meaning of Quercitron

Quercitron means: The yellow inner bark of the Quercus tinctoria, the American black oak, yellow oak, dyer's oak, or quercitron oak, a large forest tree growing from Maine to eastern Texas.

Meaning of Quercitron

Quercitron means: Quercitrin, used as a pigment. See Quercitrin.

Meaning of Quercus

Quercus means: A genus of trees constituted by the oak. See Oak.

Meaning of Querele

Querele means: A complaint to a court. See Audita Querela.

Meaning of Querent

Querent means: A complainant; a plaintiff.

Meaning of Querent

Querent means: An inquirer.

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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