Words starting with y

Words and definitions

Meaning of Yawl

Yawl means: A small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars.

Meaning of Yawl

Yawl means: To cry out like a dog or cat; to howl; to yell.

Meaning of Yawl-rigged

Yawl-rigged means: Having two masts with fore-and-aft sails, but differing from a schooner in that the after mast is very small, and stepped as far aft as possible. See Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of Yawned

Yawned means: of Yawn

Meaning of Yawning

Yawning means: of Yawn

Meaning of Yawn

Yawn means: To open the mouth involuntarily through drowsiness, dullness, or fatigue; to gape; to oscitate.

Meaning of Yawn

Yawn means: To open wide; to gape, as if to allow the entrance or exit of anything.

Meaning of Yawn

Yawn means: To open the mouth, or to gape, through surprise or bewilderment.

Meaning of Yawn

Yawn means: To be eager; to desire to swallow anything; to express desire by yawning; as, to yawn for fat livings.

Meaning of Yawn

Yawn means: An involuntary act, excited by drowsiness, etc., consisting of a deep and long inspiration following several successive attempts at inspiration, the mouth, fauces, etc., being wide open.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoophyta

Zoophyta means: An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.

Meaning of Zoophorous

Zoophorous means: The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.

Meaning of Zoophoric

Zoophoric means: Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.

Meaning of Zoophite

Zoophite means: A zoophyte.

Meaning of Zoophily

Zoophily means: Love of animals.

Meaning of Zoophilist

Zoophilist means: A lover of animals.

Meaning of Zoophagous

Zoophagous means: Feeding on animals.

Meaning of Zoophagan

Zoophagan means: A animal that feeds on animal food.

Meaning of Zoophaga

Zoophaga means: An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.

Meaning of Zoopathology

Zoopathology means: Animal pathology.

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