Words starting with r

Words and definitions

Meaning of Radula

Radula means: The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called also lingual ribbon, and tongue. See Odontophore.

Meaning of Raduliform

Raduliform means: Rasplike; as, raduliform teeth.

Meaning of Raffed

Raffed means: of Raff

Meaning of Raffing

Raffing means: of Raff

Meaning of Raff

Raff means: To sweep, snatch, draw, or huddle together; to take by a promiscuous sweep.

Meaning of Raff

Raff means: A promiscuous heap; a jumble; a large quantity; lumber; refuse.

Meaning of Raff

Raff means: The sweepings of society; the rabble; the mob; -- chiefly used in the compound or duplicate, riffraff.

Meaning of Raff

Raff means: A low fellow; a churl.

Meaning of Raffaelesque

Raffaelesque means: Raphaelesque.

Meaning of Raffia

Raffia means: A fibrous material used for tying plants, said to come from the leaves of a palm tree of the genus Raphia.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: Seeking; proceeding by inquiry.

Meaning of Zeta

Zeta means: A Greek letter corresponding to our z.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.

Meaning of Zesting

Zesting means: of Zest

Meaning of Zested

Zested means: of Zest

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.

Meaning of Zero

Zero means: Fig.: The lowest point; the point of exhaustion; as, his patience had nearly reached zero.

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