Words starting with m

Words and definitions

Meaning of Madrigal

Madrigal means: An unaccompanied polyphonic song, in four, five, or more parts, set to secular words, but full of counterpoint and imitation, and adhering to the old church modes. Unlike the freer glee, it is best sung with several voices on a part. See Glee.

Meaning of Madrigaler

Madrigaler means: A madrigalist.

Meaning of Madrigalist

Madrigalist means: A composer of madrigals.

Meaning of Madrilenian

Madrilenian means: Of or pertaining to Madrid in Spain, or to its inhabitants.

Meaning of Madrilenian

Madrilenian means: A native or inhabitant of Madrid.

Meaning of Madrina

Madrina means: An animal (usually an old mare), wearing a bell and acting as the leader of a troop of pack mules.

Meaning of Madroa

Madroa means: A small evergreen tree or shrub (Arbutus Menziesii), of California, having a smooth bark, thick shining leaves, and edible red berries, which are often called madroa apples.

Meaning of Madwort

Madwort means: A genus of cruciferous plants (Alyssum) with white or yellow flowers and rounded pods. A. maritimum is the commonly cultivated sweet alyssum, a fragrant white-flowered annual.

Meaning of Maegbote

Maegbote means: Alt. of Magbote

Meaning of Magbote

Magbote means: Compensation for the injury done by slaying a kinsman.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zigzag

Zigzag means: A molding running in a zigzag line; a chevron, or series of chevrons. See Illust. of Chevron, 3.

Meaning of Zigzag

Zigzag means: Something that has short turns or angles.

Meaning of Zighyr

Zighyr means: Same as Sicker.

Meaning of Zigger

Zigger means: Alt. of Zighyr

Meaning of Zif

Zif means: The second month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding to our May.

Meaning of Zietrisikite

Zietrisikite means: A mineral wax, vert similar to ozocerite. It is found at Zietrisika, Moldavia, whence its name.

Meaning of Ziega

Ziega means: Curd produced from milk by adding acetic acid, after rennet has ceased to cause coagulation.

Meaning of Zibeth

Zibeth means: A carnivorous mammal (Viverra zibetha) closely allied to the civet, from which it differs in having the spots on the body less distinct, the throat whiter, and the black rings on the tail more numerous.

Meaning of Zibet

Zibet means: Alt. of Zibeth

Meaning of Zeylanite

Zeylanite means: See Ceylanite.

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