Words starting with y

Words and definitions

Meaning of Yearn

Yearn means: To be pained or distressed; to grieve; to mourn.

Meaning of Yearn

Yearn means: To curdle, as milk.

Meaning of Yearn

Yearn means: To be filled with longing desire; to be harassed or rendered uneasy with longing, or feeling the want of a thing; to strain with emotions of affection or tenderness; to long; to be eager.

Meaning of Yearnful

Yearnful means: Desirous.

Meaning of Yearningly

Yearningly means: With yearning.

Meaning of Yearnings

Yearnings means: The maws, or stomachs, of young calves, used as a rennet for curdling milk.

Meaning of Yearth

Yearth means: The earth.

Meaning of Yeast

Yeast means: The foam, or troth (top yeast), or the sediment (bottom yeast), of beer or other in fermentation, which contains the yeast plant or its spores, and under certain conditions produces fermentation in saccharine or farinaceous substances; a preparation used for raising dough for bread or cakes, and making it light and puffy; barm; ferment.

Meaning of Yeast

Yeast means: Spume, or foam, of water.

Meaning of Yeast

Yeast means: A form of fungus which grows as indvidual rounded cells, rather than in a mycelium, and reproduces by budding; esp. members of the orders Endomycetales and Moniliales. Some fungi may grow both as a yeast or as a mycelium, depending on the conditions of growth.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zooecium

Zooecium means: One of the cells or tubes which inclose the feeling zooids of Bryozoa. See Illust. of Sea Moss.

Meaning of Zooecia

Zooecia means: of Zooecium

Meaning of Zoodendrium

Zoodendrium means: The branched, and often treelike, support of the colonies of certain Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoodendria

Zoodendria means: of Zoodendrium

Meaning of Zoocytium

Zoocytium means: The common support, often branched, of certain species of social Infusoria.

Meaning of Zoocytia

Zoocytia means: of Zoocytium

Meaning of Zoocyst

Zoocyst means: A cyst formed by certain Protozoa and unicellular plants which the contents divide into a large number of granules, each of which becomes a germ.

Meaning of Zoochlorella

Zoochlorella means: One of the small green granulelike bodies found in the interior of certain stentors, hydras, and other invertebrates.

Meaning of Zoochemy

Zoochemy means: Animal chemistry; zoochemistry.

Meaning of Zoochemistry

Zoochemistry means: Animal chemistry; particularly, the description of the chemical compounds entering into the composition of the animal body, in distinction from biochemistry.

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