Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Nataloin

Nataloin means: A bitter crystalline substance constituting the essential principle of Natal aloes. Cf. Aloon.

Meaning of Natal plum

Natal plum means: The drupaceous fruit of two South African shrubs of the genus Arduina (A. bispinosa and A. grandiflora).

Meaning of Natals

Natals means: One's birth, or the circumstances attending it.

Meaning of Natant

Natant means: Floating in water, as the leaves of water lilies, or submersed, as those of many aquatic plants.

Meaning of Natant

Natant means: Placed horizontally across the field, as if swimmimg toward the dexter side; said of all sorts of fishes except the flying fish.

Meaning of Natantly

Natantly means: In a floating manner; swimmingly.

Meaning of Natation

Natation means: The act of floating on the water; swimming.

Meaning of Natatores

Natatores means: The swimming birds.

Meaning of Natatorial

Natatorial means: Inclined or adapted to swim; swimming; as, natatorial birds.

Meaning of Natatorious

Natatorious means: Adapted for swimming; -- said of the legs of certain insects.

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Meaning of Zeolitic

Zeolitic means: Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.

Meaning of Zeolite

Zeolite means: A term now used to designate any one of a family of minerals, hydrous silicates of alumina, with lime, soda, potash, or rarely baryta. Here are included natrolite, stilbite, analcime, chabazite, thomsonite, heulandite, and others. These species occur of secondary origin in the cavities of amygdaloid, basalt, and lava, also, less frequently, in granite and gneiss. So called because many of these species intumesce before the blowpipe.

Meaning of Zenithal

Zenithal means: Of or pertaining to the zenith.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity.

Meaning of Zenith

Zenith means: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.

Meaning of Zenik

Zenik means: See Zenick.

Meaning of Zenick

Zenick means: A South African burrowing mammal (Suricata tetradactyla), allied to the civets. It is grayish brown, with yellowish transverse stripes on the back. Called also suricat.

Meaning of Zendik

Zendik means: An atheist or unbeliever; -- name given in the East to those charged with disbelief of any revealed religion, or accused of magical heresies.

Meaning of Zend-Avesta

Zend-Avesta means: The sacred writings of the ancient Persian religion, attributed to Zoroaster, but chiefly of a later date.

Meaning of Zend

Zend means: Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzv/resh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language (an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.

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