Words containing ave

Meaning of Agave

Agave means: A genus of plants (order Amaryllidaceae) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant (A. Americana), wrongly called Aloe. It is from ten to seventy years, according to climate, in attaining maturity, when it produces a gigantic flower stem, sometimes forty feet in height, and perishes. The fermented juice is the pulque of the Mexicans; distilled, it yields mescal. A strong thread and a tough paper are made from the leaves, and the wood has many uses.

Meaning of Antislavery

Antislavery means: Opposed to slavery.

Meaning of Antislavery

Antislavery means: Opposition to slavery.

Meaning of Architrave

Architrave means: The lower division of an entablature, or that part which rests immediately on the column, esp. in classical architecture. See Column.

Meaning of Architrave

Architrave means: The group of moldings, or other architectural member, above and on both sides of a door or other opening, especially if square in form.

Meaning of Architraved

Architraved means: Furnished with an architrave.

Meaning of Autoclave

Autoclave means: A kind of French stewpan with a steam-tight lid.

Meaning of Ave

Ave means: An ave Maria.

Meaning of Ave

Ave means: A reverential salutation.

Meaning of Avel

Avel means: To pull away.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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