Words starting with h

Words and definitions

Meaning of Hairpin

Hairpin means: A pin, usually forked, or of bent wire, for fastening the hair in place, -- used by women.

Meaning of Hair-salt

Hair-salt means: A variety of native Epsom salt occurring in silky fibers.

Meaning of Hairsplitter

Hairsplitter means: One who makes excessively nice or needless distinctions in reasoning; one who quibbles.

Meaning of Hairsplitting

Hairsplitting means: Making excessively nice or trivial distinctions in reasoning; subtle.

Meaning of Hairsplitting

Hairsplitting means: The act or practice of making trivial distinctions.

Meaning of Hairspring

Hairspring means: The slender recoil spring which regulates the motion of the balance in a timepiece.

Meaning of Hairstreak

Hairstreak means: A butterfly of the genus Thecla; as, the green hairstreak (T. rubi).

Meaning of Hairtail

Hairtail means: Any species of marine fishes of the genus Trichiurus; esp., T. lepterus of Europe and America. They are long and like a band, with a slender, pointed tail. Called also bladefish.

Meaning of Hairworm

Hairworm means: A nematoid worm of the genus Gordius, resembling a hair. See Gordius.

Meaning of Hairy

Hairy means: Bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair; rough with hair; rough with hair; hirsute.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zenana

Zenana means: The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.

Meaning of Zemni

Zemni means: The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.

Meaning of Zemindari

Zemindari means: Same as Zamindary.

Meaning of Zemindary

Zemindary means: Alt. of Zemindari

Meaning of Zemindar

Zemindar means: Same as Zamindar.

Meaning of Zein

Zein means: A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.

Meaning of Zehner

Zehner means: An Austrian silver coin equal to ten kreutzers, or about five cents.

Meaning of Zeekoe

Zeekoe means: A hippopotamus.

Meaning of Zedoary

Zedoary means: A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.

Meaning of Zed

Zed means: The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.

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