Words starting with b

Words and definitions

Meaning of Bague

Bague means: The annular molding or group of moldings dividing a long shaft or clustered column into two or more parts.

Meaning of Baguet

Baguet means: Alt. of Baguette

Meaning of Baguette

Baguette means: A small molding, like the astragal, but smaller; a bead.

Meaning of Baguette

Baguette means: One of the minute bodies seen in the divided nucleoli of some Infusoria after conjugation.

Meaning of Bagwig

Bagwig means: A wig, in use in the 18th century, with the hair at the back of the head in a bag.

Meaning of Bagworm

Bagworm means: One of several lepidopterous insects which construct, in the larval state, a baglike case which they carry about for protection. One species (Platoeceticus Gloveri) feeds on the orange tree. See Basket worm.

Meaning of Bah

Bah means: An exclamation expressive of extreme contempt.

Meaning of Bahar

Bahar means: A weight used in certain parts of the East Indies, varying considerably in different localities, the range being from 223 to 625 pounds.

Meaning of Baigne

Baigne means: To soak or drench.

Meaning of Bail

Bail means: A bucket or scoop used in bailing water out of a boat.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zamang

Zamang means: An immense leguminous tree (Pithecolobium Saman) of Venezuela. Its branches form a hemispherical mass, often one hundred and eighty feet across. The sweet pulpy pods are used commonly for feeding cattle. Also called rain tree.

Meaning of Zalambdodont

Zalambdodont means: One of the Zalambdodonta. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples.

Meaning of Zalambdodont

Zalambdodont means: Of or pertaining to a tribe (Zalambdodonta) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V-shaped ridge.

Meaning of Zain

Zain means: A horse of a dark color, neither gray nor white, and having no spots.

Meaning of Zaimet

Zaimet means: A district from which a Zaim draws his revenue.

Meaning of Zaim

Zaim means: A Turkish chief who supports a mounted militia bearing the same name.

Meaning of Zaffer

Zaffer means: A pigment obtained, usually by roasting cobalt glance with sand or quartz, as a dark earthy powder. It consists of crude cobalt oxide, or of an impure cobalt arseniate. It is used in porcelain painting, and in enameling pottery, to produce a blue color, and is often confounded with smalt, from which, however, it is distinct, as it contains no potash. The name is often loosely applied to mixtures of zaffer proper with silica, or oxides of iron, manganese, etc.

Meaning of Zaerthe

Zaerthe means: Same as Z/rthe.

Meaning of Zachun

Zachun means: An oil pressed by the Arabs from the fruit of a small thorny tree (Balanites Aegyptiaca), and sold to piligrims for a healing ointment.

Meaning of Zacco

Zacco means: See Zocco.

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