Words containing k

Meaning of Aard-vark

Aard-vark means: An edentate mammal, of the genus Orycteropus, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It burrows in the ground, and feeds entirely on ants, which it catches with its long, slimy tongue.

Meaning of Aback

Aback means: Toward the back or rear; backward.

Meaning of Aback

Aback means: Behind; in the rear.

Meaning of Aback

Aback means: Backward against the mast; -- said of the sails when pressed by the wind.

Meaning of Aback

Aback means: An abacus.

Meaning of Abelmosk

Abelmosk means: An evergreen shrub (Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus -- moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow.

Meaning of Abovedeck

Abovedeck means: On deck; and hence, like aboveboard, without artifice.

Meaning of Abricock

Abricock means: See Apricot.

Meaning of Abrook

Abrook means: To brook; to endure.

Meaning of Absey-book

Absey-book means: An A-B-C book; a primer.

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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