Words starting with z

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zain

Zain means: A horse of a dark color, neither gray nor white, and having no spots.

Meaning of Zalambdodont

Zalambdodont means: Of or pertaining to a tribe (Zalambdodonta) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V-shaped ridge.

Meaning of Zalambdodont

Zalambdodont means: One of the Zalambdodonta. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples.

Meaning of Zamang

Zamang means: An immense leguminous tree (Pithecolobium Saman) of Venezuela. Its branches form a hemispherical mass, often one hundred and eighty feet across. The sweet pulpy pods are used commonly for feeding cattle. Also called rain tree.

Meaning of Zambos

Zambos means: of Zambo

Meaning of Zambo

Zambo means: The child of a mulatto and a negro; also, the child of an Indian and a negro; colloquially or humorously, a negro; a sambo.

Meaning of Zamia

Zamia means: A genus of cycadaceous plants, having the appearance of low palms, but with exogenous wood. See Coontie, and Illust. of Strobile.

Meaning of Zamindar

Zamindar means: A landowner; also, a collector of land revenue; now, usually, a kind of feudatory recognized as an actual proprietor so long as he pays to the government a certain fixed revenue.

Meaning of Zamindary

Zamindary means: Alt. of Zamindari

Meaning of Zamindari

Zamindari means: The jurisdiction of a zamindar; the land possessed by a zamindar.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.

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