Words starting with xe

Words and definitions

Meaning of Xebec

Xebec means: A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs.

Meaning of Xeme

Xeme means: An Arctic fork-tailed gull (Xema Sabinii).

Meaning of Xenelasia

Xenelasia means: A Spartan institution which prohibited strangers from residing in Sparta without permission, its object probably being to preserve the national simplicity of manners.

Meaning of Xenia

Xenia means: of Xenium

Meaning of Xenium

Xenium means: A present given to a guest or stranger, or to a foreign ambassador.

Meaning of Xenodochium

Xenodochium means: A house for the reception of strangers.

Meaning of Xenodochium

Xenodochium means: In the Middle Ages, a room in a monastery for the reception and entertainment of strangers and pilgrims, and for the relief of paupers. [Called also Xenodocheion.]

Meaning of Xenodochy

Xenodochy means: Reception of strangers; hospitality.

Meaning of Xenogamy

Xenogamy means: Cross fertilization.

Meaning of Xenogenesis

Xenogenesis means: Same as Heterogenesis.

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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