Words starting with u

Words and definitions

Meaning of Umbe

Umbe means: About.

Meaning of Umbecast

Umbecast means: To cast about; to consider; to ponder.

Meaning of Umbel

Umbel means: A kind of flower cluster in which the flower stalks radiate from a common point, as in the carrot and milkweed. It is simple or compound; in the latter case, each peduncle bears another little umbel, called umbellet, or umbellule.

Meaning of Umbellar

Umbellar means: Of or pertaining to an umbel; having the form of an umbel.

Meaning of Umbellate

Umbellate means: Alt. of Umbellated

Meaning of Umbellated

Umbellated means: Bearing umbels; pertaining to an umbel; umbel-like; as, umbellate plants or flowers.

Meaning of Umbellet

Umbellet means: A small or partial umbel; an umbellule.

Meaning of Umbellic

Umbellic means: Pertaining to, or obtained from, certain umbelliferous plants; as, umbellic acid.

Meaning of Umbellifer

Umbellifer means: A plant producing an umbel or umbels.

Meaning of Umbelliferone

Umbelliferone means: A tasteless white crystalline substance, C9H6O3, found in the bark of a certain plant (Daphne Mezereum), and also obtained by the distillation of certain gums from the Umbelliferae, as galbanum, asafetida, etc. It is analogous to coumarin. Called also hydroxy-coumarin.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoographer

Zoographer means: One who describes animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoogloea

Zoogloea means: A colony or mass of bacteria imbedded in a viscous gelatinous substance. The zoogloea is characteristic of a transitory stage through which rapidly multiplying bacteria pass in the course of their evolution. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zoogeographical

Zoogeographical means: Of or pertaining to zoography.

Meaning of Zoogeography

Zoogeography means: The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.

Meaning of Zoogony

Zoogony means: The doctrine of the formation of living beings.

Meaning of Zoogeny

Zoogeny means: Alt. of Zoogony

Meaning of Zoogenic

Zoogenic means: Of or pertaining to zoogeny, animal production.

Meaning of Zoogamy

Zoogamy means: The sexual reproduction of animals.

Meaning of Zoogamous

Zoogamous means: Of or pertaining zoogamy.

Meaning of Zooerythrine

Zooerythrine means: A peculiar organic red coloring matter found in the feathers of various birds.

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