Words starting with h

Words and definitions

Meaning of Haitian

Haitian means: See Haytian.

Meaning of Haye

Haye means: The Egyptian asp or cobra (Naja haje.) It is related to the cobra of India, and like the latter has the power of inflating its neck into a hood. Its bite is very venomous. It is supposed to be the snake by means of whose bite Cleopatra committed suicide, and hence is sometimes called Cleopatra's snake or asp. See Asp.

Meaning of Hake

Hake means: A drying shed, as for unburned tile.

Meaning of Hake

Hake means: One of several species of marine gadoid fishes, of the genera Phycis, Merlucius, and allies. The common European hake is M. vulgaris; the American silver hake or whiting is M. bilinearis. Two American species (Phycis chuss and P. tenius) are important food fishes, and are also valued for their oil and sounds. Called also squirrel hake, and codling.

Meaning of Hake

Hake means: To loiter; to sneak.

Meaning of Hake's-dame

Hake's-dame means: See Forkbeard.

Meaning of Haketon

Haketon means: Same as Acton.

Meaning of Hakim

Hakim means: A wise man; a physician, esp. a Mohammedan.

Meaning of Hakim

Hakim means: A Mohammedan title for a ruler; a judge.

Meaning of Halachoth

Halachoth means: of Halacha

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Meaning of Zechstein

Zechstein means: The upper division of the Permian (Dyas) of Europe. The prevailing rock is a magnesian limestone.

Meaning of Zechin

Zechin means: See Sequin.

Meaning of Zebub

Zebub means: A large noxious fly of Abyssinia, which like the tsetse fly, is destructive to cattle.

Meaning of Zebu

Zebu means: A bovine mammal (Ros Indicus) extensively domesticated in India, China, the East Indies, and East Africa. It usually has short horns, large pendulous ears, slender legs, a large dewlap, and a large, prominent hump over the shoulders; but these characters vary in different domestic breeds, which range in size from that of the common ox to that of a large mastiff.

Meaning of Zebrine

Zebrine means: Pertaining to, or resembling, the zebra.

Meaning of Zebrawood

Zebrawood means: The wood of an East Indian tree of the genus Guettarda.

Meaning of Zebrawood

Zebrawood means: The wood of a small West Indian myrtaceous tree (Eugenia fragrans).

Meaning of Zebrawood

Zebrawood means: A kind of cabinet wood having beautiful black, brown, and whitish stripes, the timber of a tropical American tree (Connarus Guianensis).

Meaning of Zebra

Zebra means: Either one of two species of South African wild horses remarkable for having the body white or yellowish white, and conspicuously marked with dark brown or brackish bands.

Meaning of Zebec

Zebec means: See Xebec.

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