Words starting with z

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.

Meaning of Zeta

Zeta means: A Greek letter corresponding to our z.

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: Seeking; proceeding by inquiry.

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.

Meaning of Zetetics

Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.

Meaning of Zeuglodon

Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zeuglodont

Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.

Meaning of Zeuglodonta

Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.

Meaning of Zeugma

Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoonule

Zoonule means: Same as Zoonite.

Meaning of Zoonomy

Zoonomy means: The laws of animal life, or the science which treats of the phenomena of animal life, their causes and relations.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the theoretic transverse divisions of any segmented animal.

Meaning of Zoonite

Zoonite means: One of the segments of the body of an articulate animal.

Meaning of Zoonic

Zoonic means: Of or pertaining to animals; obtained from animal substances.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: Any one of the perfectly developed individuals of a compound animal.

Meaning of Zoon

Zoon means: An animal which is the sole product of a single egg; -- opposed to zooid.

Meaning of Zoa

Zoa means: of Zoon

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The representation of God, or of gods, in the form, or with the attributes, of the lower animals.

Meaning of Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism means: The quality of representing or using animal forms; as, zoomorphism in ornament.

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