Words starting with mal

Words and definitions

Meaning of Mal-

Mal- means: A prefix in composition denoting ill,or evil, F. male, adv., fr. malus, bad, ill. In some words it has the form male-, as in malediction, malevolent. See Malice.

Meaning of Mala

Mala means: Evils; wrongs; offenses against right and law.

Meaning of Malabar

Malabar means: A region in the western part of the Peninsula of India, between the mountains and the sea.

Meaning of Malacatune

Malacatune means: See Melocoton.

Meaning of Malacca

Malacca means: A town and district upon the seacoast of the Malay Peninsula.

Meaning of Malachite

Malachite means: Native hydrous carbonate of copper, usually occurring in green mammillary masses with concentric fibrous structure.

Meaning of Malacissant

Malacissant means: Softening; relaxing.

Meaning of Malacissation

Malacissation means: The act of making soft or supple.

Meaning of Malacobdella

Malacobdella means: A genus of nemertean worms, parasitic in the gill cavity of clams and other bivalves. They have a large posterior sucker, like that of a leech. See Illust. of Bdellomorpha.

Meaning of Malacoderm

Malacoderm means: One of a tribe of beetles (Malacodermata), with a soft and flexible body, as the fireflies.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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