Words starting with maca

Words and definitions

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.

Meaning of Macaw

Macaw means: Any parrot of the genus Sittace, or Macrocercus. About eighteen species are known, all of them American. They are large and have a very long tail, a strong hooked bill, and a naked space around the eyes. The voice is harsh, and the colors are brilliant and strongly contrasted.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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