Words ending with dus

Meaning of Ceratodus

Ceratodus means: A genus of ganoid fishes, of the order Dipnoi, first known as Mesozoic fossil fishes; but recently two living species have been discovered in Australian rivers. They have lungs so well developed that they can leave the water and breathe in air. In Australia they are called salmon and baramunda. See Dipnoi, and Archipterygium.

Meaning of Enchodus

Enchodus means: A genus of extinct Cretaceous fishes; -- so named from their spear-shaped teeth. They were allied to the pike (Esox).

Meaning of Exodus

Exodus means: A going out; particularly (the Exodus), the going out or journey of the Israelites from Egypt under the conduct of Moses; and hence, any large migration from a place.

Meaning of Exodus

Exodus means: The second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt.

Meaning of Fondus

Fondus means: A style of printing calico, paper hangings, etc., in which the colors are in bands and graduated into each other.

Meaning of Fundus

Fundus means: The bottom or base of any hollow organ; as, the fundus of the bladder; the fundus of the eye.

Meaning of Georgium Sidus

Georgium Sidus means: The planet Uranus, so named by its discoverer, Sir W. Herschel.

Meaning of Gradus

Gradus means: A dictionary of prosody, designed as an aid in writing Greek or Latin poetry.

Meaning of Gymnocladus

Gymnocladus means: A genus of leguminous plants; the Kentucky coffee tree. The leaves are cathartic, and the seeds a substitute for coffee.

Meaning of Gyrodus

Gyrodus means: A genus of extinct oolitic fishes, having rounded teeth in several rows adapted for crushing.

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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