Words starting with x

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Meaning of Xylindein

Xylindein means: A green or blue pigment produced by Peziza in certain kinds of decayed wood, as the beech, oak, birch, etc., and extracted as an amorphous powder resembling indigo.

Meaning of Xylite

Xylite means: A liquid hydrocarbon found in crude wood spirits.

Meaning of Xylitone

Xylitone means: A yellow oil having a geraniumlike odor, produced as a side product in making phorone; -- called also xylite oil.

Meaning of Xylo-

Xylo- means: A combining form from Gr. xy`lon wood; as in xylogen, xylograph.

Meaning of Xylobalsamum

Xylobalsamum means: The dried twigs of a Syrian tree (Balsamodendron Gileadense).

Meaning of Xylocarpous

Xylocarpous means: Bearing fruit which becomes hard or woody.

Meaning of Xylocopa

Xylocopa means: A genus of hymenopterous insects including the carpenter. See Carpenter bee, under Carpenter.

Meaning of Xylogen

Xylogen means: Nascent wood; wood cells in a forming state.

Meaning of Xylogen

Xylogen means: Lignin.

Meaning of Xylograph

Xylograph means: An engraving on wood, or the impression from such an engraving; a print by xylography.

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Meaning of Zoophyta

Zoophyta means: An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.

Meaning of Zoophorous

Zoophorous means: The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.

Meaning of Zoophoric

Zoophoric means: Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.

Meaning of Zoophite

Zoophite means: A zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophily

Zoophily means: Love of animals.

Meaning of Zoophilist

Zoophilist means: A lover of animals.

Meaning of Zoophagous

Zoophagous means: Feeding on animals.

Meaning of Zoophagan

Zoophagan means: A animal that feeds on animal food.

Meaning of Zoophaga

Zoophaga means: An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.

Meaning of Zoopathology

Zoopathology means: Animal pathology.

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