Words starting with m

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Meaning of Macaronic

Macaronic means: Pertaining to, or like, macaroni (originally a dish of mixed food); hence, mixed; confused; jumbled.

Meaning of Macaronic

Macaronic means: Of or pertaining to the burlesque composition called macaronic; as, macaronic poetry.

Meaning of Macaronic

Macaronic means: A heap of thing confusedly mixed together; a jumble.

Meaning of Macaronic

Macaronic means: A kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding Latin terminations to other roots.

Meaning of Macaroon

Macaroon means: A small cake, composed chiefly of the white of eggs, almonds, and sugar.

Meaning of Macaroon

Macaroon means: A finical fellow, or macaroni.

Meaning of Macartney

Macartney means: A fire-backed pheasant. See Fireback.

Meaning of Macassar oil

Macassar oil means: A kind of oil formerly used in dressing the hair; -- so called because originally obtained from Macassar, a district of the Island of Celebes. Also, an imitation of the same, of perfumed castor oil and olive oil.

Meaning of Macauco

Macauco means: Any one of several species of small lemurs, as Lemur murinus, which resembles a rat in size.

Meaning of Macavahu

Macavahu means: A small Brazilian monkey (Callithrix torquatus), -- called also collared teetee.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zygodactylae

Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.

Meaning of Zygodactyle

Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.

Meaning of Zygodactyl

Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle

Meaning of Zygobranchiate

Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zygobranchia

Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.

Meaning of Zygenid

Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zygapophysis

Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.

Meaning of Zygapophyses

Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis

Meaning of Zygantrum

Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.

Meaning of Zygantra

Zygantra means: of Zygantrum

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