Words starting with ma

Words and definitions

Meaning of Macaroni

Macaroni means: Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of wheat flour, and used as an article of food; Italian or Genoese paste.

Meaning of Macaroni

Macaroni means: A medley; something droll or extravagant.

Meaning of Macaroni

Macaroni means: A sort of droll or fool.

Meaning of Macaroni

Macaroni means: A finical person; a fop; -- applied especially to English fops of about 1775.

Meaning of Macaroni

Macaroni means: The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform.

Meaning of Macaronian

Macaronian means: Alt. of Macaronic

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.

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Meaning of Zyophyte

Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.

Meaning of Zygomorphous

Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.

Meaning of Zygomorphic

Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous

Meaning of Zygomatic

Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Meaning of Zygodactylous

Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylic

Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous

Meaning of Zygodactyli

Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.

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