Words starting with lo

Words and definitions

Meaning of Lobe-footed

Lobe-footed means: Lobiped.

Meaning of Lobelet

Lobelet means: A small lobe; a lobule.

Meaning of Lobelia

Lobelia means: A genus of plants, including a great number of species. Lobelia inflata, or Indian tobacco, is an annual plant of North America, whose leaves contain a poisonous white viscid juice, of an acrid taste. It has often been used in medicine as an emetic, expectorant, etc. L. cardinalis is the cardinal flower, remarkable for the deep and vivid red color of its flowers.

Meaning of Lobeliaceous

Lobeliaceous means: Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants of which the genus Lobelia is the type.

Meaning of Lobelin

Lobelin means: A yellowish green resin from Lobelia, used as an emetic and diaphoretic.

Meaning of Lobeline

Lobeline means: A poisonous narcotic alkaloid extracted from the leaves of Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata) as a yellow oil, having a tobaccolike taste and odor.

Meaning of Lobiped

Lobiped means: Having lobate toes, as a coot.

Meaning of Loblolly

Loblolly means: Gruel; porridge; -- so called among seamen.

Meaning of Lobosa

Lobosa means: An order of Rhizopoda, in which the pseudopodia are thick and irregular in form, as in the Amoeba.

Meaning of Lobscouse

Lobscouse means: A combination of meat with vegetables, bread, etc., usually stewed, sometimes baked; an olio.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoophyta

Zoophyta means: An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.

Meaning of Zoophorous

Zoophorous means: The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.

Meaning of Zoophoric

Zoophoric means: Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.

Meaning of Zoophite

Zoophite means: A zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophily

Zoophily means: Love of animals.

Meaning of Zoophilist

Zoophilist means: A lover of animals.

Meaning of Zoophagous

Zoophagous means: Feeding on animals.

Meaning of Zoophagan

Zoophagan means: A animal that feeds on animal food.

Meaning of Zoophaga

Zoophaga means: An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.

Meaning of Zoopathology

Zoopathology means: Animal pathology.

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