Words starting with shel

Words and definitions

Meaning of Shelled

Shelled means: of Shell

Meaning of Shelling

Shelling means: of Shell

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: To strip or break off the shell of; to take out of the shell, pod, etc.; as, to shell nuts or pease; to shell oysters.

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: To separate the kernels of (an ear of Indian corn, wheat, oats, etc.) from the cob, ear, or husk.

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: To throw shells or bombs upon or into; to bombard; as, to shell a town.

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: To fall off, as a shell, crust, etc.

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: To cast the shell, or exterior covering; to fall out of the pod or husk; as, nuts shell in falling.

Meaning of Shell

Shell means: To be disengaged from the ear or husk; as, wheat or rye shells in reaping.

Meaning of Shell-lac

Shell-lac means: Alt. of Shellac

Meaning of Shellac

Shellac means: See the Note under 2d Lac.

Words and definitions

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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