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Meaning of Xylophaga

Xylophaga means: A genus of marine bivalves which bore holes in wood. They are allied to Pholas.

Meaning of Xylophagan

Xylophagan means: One of a tribe of beetles whose larvae bore or live in wood.

Meaning of Xylophagan

Xylophagan means: Any species of Xylophaga.

Meaning of Xylophagan

Xylophagan means: Any one of the Xylophagides.

Meaning of Xylophagides

Xylophagides means: A tribe or family of dipterous flies whose larvae live in decayed wood. Some of the tropical species are very large.

Meaning of Xylophagous

Xylophagous means: Eating, boring in, or destroying, wood; -- said especially of certain insect larvae, crustaceans, and mollusks.

Meaning of Xylophagous

Xylophagous means: Of or pertaining to the genus Xylophaga.

Meaning of Xylophilan

Xylophilan means: One of a tribe of beetles (Xylophili) whose larvae live on decayed wood.

Meaning of Xylophilous

Xylophilous means: Of or pertaining to the xylophilans.

Meaning of Xylophone

Xylophone means: An instrument common among the Russians, Poles, and Tartars, consisting of a series of strips of wood or glass graduated in length to the musical scale, resting on belts of straw, and struck with two small hammers. Called in Germany strohfiedel, or straw fiddle.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The transformation of men into beasts.

Meaning of Zoomorphic

Zoomorphic means: Of or pertaining to zoomorphism.

Meaning of Zoomelanin

Zoomelanin means: A pigment giving the black color to the feathers of many birds.

Meaning of Zoology

Zoology means: A treatise on this science.

Meaning of Zoology

Zoology means: That part of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.

Meaning of Zoologies

Zoologies means: of Zoology

Meaning of Zoologist

Zoologist means: One who is well versed in zoology.

Meaning of Zoologically

Zoologically means: In a zoological manner; according to the principles of zoology.

Meaning of Zoological

Zoological means: Of or pertaining to zoology, or the science of animals.

Meaning of Zoologer

Zoologer means: A zoologist.

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