Words starting with d

Words and definitions

Meaning of Daphnia

Daphnia means: A genus of the genus Daphnia.

Meaning of Daphnin

Daphnin means: A dark green bitter resin extracted from the mezereon (Daphne mezereum) and regarded as the essential principle of the plant.

Meaning of Daphnin

Daphnin means: A white, crystalline, bitter substance, regarded as a glucoside, and extracted from Daphne mezereum and D. alpina.

Meaning of Daphnomancy

Daphnomancy means: Divination by means of the laurel.

Meaning of Dapifer

Dapifer means: One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.

Meaning of Dapper

Dapper means: Little and active; spruce; trim; smart; neat in dress or appearance; lively.

Meaning of Dapperling

Dapperling means: A dwarf; a dandiprat.

Meaning of Dapple

Dapple means: One of the spots on a dappled animal.

Meaning of Dapple

Dapple means: Alt. of Dappled

Meaning of Dappled

Dappled means: Marked with spots of different shades of color; spotted; variegated; as, a dapple horse.

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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