Words starting with l

Words and definitions

Meaning of Lady

Lady means: A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman; -- the feminine correlative of gentleman.

Meaning of Lady

Lady means: A wife; -- not now in approved usage.

Meaning of Lady

Lady means: The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; -- so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.

Meaning of Lady

Lady means: Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

Meaning of Ladybird

Ladybird means: Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus Coccinella and allied genera (family Coccinellidae); -- called also ladybug, ladyclock, lady cow, lady fly, and lady beetle. Coccinella seplempunctata in one of the common European species. See Coccinella.

Meaning of Ladybug

Ladybug means: Same as Ladybird.

Meaning of Ladyclock

Ladyclock means: See Ladyrird.

Meaning of Lady

Lady means: The day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25. See Annunciation.

Meaning of Ladyfish

Ladyfish means: A large, handsome oceanic fish (Albula vulpes), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also bonefish, grubber, French mullet, and macabe.

Meaning of Ladyfish

Ladyfish means: A labroid fish (Harpe rufa) of Florida and the West Indies.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zander

Zander means: A European pike perch (Stizostedion lucioperca) allied to the wall-eye; -- called also sandari, sander, sannat, schill, and zant.

Meaning of Zampogna

Zampogna means: A sort of bagpipe formerly in use among Italian peasants. It is now almost obsolete.

Meaning of Zamouse

Zamouse means: A West African buffalo (Bubalus brachyceros) having short horns depressed at the base, and large ears fringed internally with three rows of long hairs. It is destitute of a dewlap. Called also short-horned buffalo, and bush cow.

Meaning of Zamite

Zamite means: A fossil cycad of the genus Zamia.

Meaning of Zamindari

Zamindari means: The jurisdiction of a zamindar; the land possessed by a zamindar.

Meaning of Zamindary

Zamindary means: Alt. of Zamindari

Meaning of Zamindar

Zamindar means: A landowner; also, a collector of land revenue; now, usually, a kind of feudatory recognized as an actual proprietor so long as he pays to the government a certain fixed revenue.

Meaning of Zamia

Zamia means: A genus of cycadaceous plants, having the appearance of low palms, but with exogenous wood. See Coontie, and Illust. of Strobile.

Meaning of Zambo

Zambo means: The child of a mulatto and a negro; also, the child of an Indian and a negro; colloquially or humorously, a negro; a sambo.

Meaning of Zambos

Zambos means: of Zambo

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