Words containing patriarch

Meaning of Patriarch

Patriarch means: The father and ruler of a family; one who governs his family or descendants by paternal right; -- usually applied to heads of families in ancient history, especially in Biblical and Jewish history to those who lived before the time of Moses.

Meaning of Patriarch

Patriarch means: A dignitary superior to the order of archbishops; as, the patriarch of Constantinople, of Alexandria, or of Antioch.

Meaning of Patriarch

Patriarch means: A venerable old man; an elder. Also used figuratively.

Meaning of Patriarchal

Patriarchal means: Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church.

Meaning of Patriarchal

Patriarchal means: Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable.

Meaning of Patriarchal

Patriarchal means: Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations.

Meaning of Patriarchate

Patriarchate means: The office, dignity, or jurisdiction of a patriarch.

Meaning of Patriarchate

Patriarchate means: The residence of an ecclesiastic patriarch.

Meaning of Patriarchate

Patriarchate means: A patriarchal form of government or society. See Patriarchal, a., 3.

Meaning of Patriarchdom

Patriarchdom means: The office or jurisdiction of a patriarch; patriarchate.

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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