Valerianaceous means: Of, pertaining to, or resembling, plants of a natural order (Valerianaccae) of which the valerian is the type. The order includes also the corn salads and the oriental spikenard.
Valerianate means: A valerate.
Valerianic means: Performance to, or obtained from, valerian root; specifically, designating an acid which is usually called valeric acid.
Valeric means: Valerianic; specifically, designating any one of three metameric acids, of which the typical one (called also inactive valeric acid), C4H9CO2H, is obtained from valerian root and other sources, as a corrosive, mobile, oily liquid, having a strong acid taste, and an odor of old cheese.
Valeridine means: A base, C10H19N, produced by heating valeric aldehyde with ammonia. It is probably related to the conine alkaloids.
Valerin means: A salt of valeric acid with glycerin, occurring in butter, dolphin oil., and forming an forming an oily liquid with a slightly unpleasant odor.
Valeritrine means: A base, C15H27N, produced together with valeridine, which it resembles.
Valero- means: A combining form (also used adjectively) indicating derivation from, or relation to, valerian or some of its products, as valeric acid; as in valerolactone, a colorless oily liquid produced as the anhydride of an hydroxy valeric acid.
Valerone means: A ketone of valeric acid obtained as an oily liquid.
Valeryl means: The hypothetical radical C5H9O, regarded as the essential nucleus of certain valeric acid derivatives.
Zonaria means: A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.
Zonar means: A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.
Zonal means: Of or pertaining to a zone; having the form of a zone or zones.
Zona means: A zone or band; a layer.
Zonae means: of Zona
Zomboruk means: See Zumbooruk.
Zollverein means: Literally, a customs union; specifically, applied to the several customs unions successively formed under the leadership of Prussia among certain German states for establishing liberty of commerce among themselves and common tariff on imports, exports, and transit.
Zokor means: An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.
Zoisite means: A grayish or whitish mineral occurring in orthorhombic, prismatic crystals, also in columnar masses. It is a silicate of alumina and lime, and is allied to epidote.
Zoilism means: Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.
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