Words starting with u

Words and definitions

Meaning of Ugrian

Ugrian means: A Mongolian race, ancestors of the Finns.

Meaning of Ugsome

Ugsome means: Ugly; offensive; loathsome.

Meaning of Uhlan

Uhlan means: One of a certain description of militia among the Tartars.

Meaning of Uhlan

Uhlan means: One of a kind of light cavalry of Tartaric origin, first introduced into European armies in Poland. They are armed with lances, pistols, and sabers, and are employed chiefly as skirmishers.

Meaning of Uintatherium

Uintatherium means: An extinct genus of large Eocene ungulates allied to Dinoceras. This name is sometimes used for nearly all the known species of the group. See Dinoceras.

Meaning of Ukase

Ukase means: In Russia, a published proclamation or imperial order, having the force of law.

Meaning of Ulan

Ulan means: See Uhlan.

Meaning of Ularburong

Ularburong means: A large East Indian nocturnal tree snake (Dipsas dendrophila). It is not venomous.

Meaning of Ulcer

Ulcer means: A solution of continuity in any of the soft parts of the body, discharging purulent matter, found on a surface, especially one of the natural surfaces of the body, and originating generally in a constitutional disorder; a sore discharging pus. It is distinguished from an abscess, which has its beginning, at least, in the depth of the tissues.

Meaning of Ulcer

Ulcer means: Fig.: Anything that festers and corrupts like an open sore; a vice in character.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zygodactylae

Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.

Meaning of Zygodactyle

Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.

Meaning of Zygodactyl

Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle

Meaning of Zygobranchiate

Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zygobranchia

Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.

Meaning of Zygenid

Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zygapophysis

Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.

Meaning of Zygapophyses

Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis

Meaning of Zygantrum

Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.

Meaning of Zygantra

Zygantra means: of Zygantrum

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