Words starting with l

Words and definitions

Meaning of Lactic

Lactic means: Of or pertaining to milk; procured from sour milk or whey; as, lactic acid; lactic fermentation, etc.

Meaning of Lactide

Lactide means: A white, crystalline substance, obtained from also, by extension, any similar substance.

Meaning of Lactiferous

Lactiferous means: Bearing or containing milk or a milky fluid; as, the lactiferous vessels, cells, or tissue of various vascular plants.

Meaning of Lactific

Lactific means: Alt. of Lactifical

Meaning of Lactifical

Lactifical means: Producing or yielding milk.

Meaning of Lactifuge

Lactifuge means: A medicine to check the secretion of milk, or to dispel a supposed accumulation of milk in any part of the body.

Meaning of Lactim

Lactim means: One of a series of anhydrides resembling the lactams, but of an imido type; as, isatine is a lactim. Cf. Lactam.

Meaning of Lactimide

Lactimide means: A white, crystalline substance obtained as an anhydride of alanine, and regarded as an imido derivative of lactic acid.

Meaning of Lactin

Lactin means: See Lactose.

Meaning of Lactoabumin

Lactoabumin means: The albumin present on milk, apparently identical with ordinary serum albumin. It is distinct from the casein of milk.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zetetic

Zetetic means: Seeking; proceeding by inquiry.

Meaning of Zeta

Zeta means: A Greek letter corresponding to our z.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.

Meaning of Zesting

Zesting means: of Zest

Meaning of Zested

Zested means: of Zest

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.

Meaning of Zest

Zest means: A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.

Meaning of Zero

Zero means: Fig.: The lowest point; the point of exhaustion; as, his patience had nearly reached zero.

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