Words containing le

Meaning of Alecithal

Alecithal means: Applied to those ova which segment uniformly, and which have little or no food yelk embedded in their protoplasm.

Meaning of Aleconner

Aleconner means: Orig., an officer appointed to look to the goodness of ale and beer; also, one of the officers chosen by the liverymen of London to inspect the measures used in public houses. But the office is a sinecure. [Also called aletaster.]

Meaning of Alecost

Alecost means: The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.

Meaning of Alectorides

Alectorides means: A group of birds including the common fowl and the pheasants.

Meaning of Alectoromachy

Alectoromachy means: Cockfighting.

Meaning of Alectoromancy

Alectoromancy means: See Alectryomancy.

Meaning of Alectryom'achy

Alectryom'achy means: Cockfighting.

Meaning of Alectryomancy

Alectryomancy means: Divination by means of a cock and grains of corn placed on the letters of the alphabet, the letters being put together in the order in which the grains were eaten.

Meaning of Alee

Alee means: On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side.

Meaning of Alegar

Alegar means: Sour ale; vinegar made of ale.

Meaning of Zinziberaceous

Zinziberaceous means: Same as Zingiberaceous.

Meaning of Zinsang

Zinsang means: The delundung.

Meaning of Zinnwaldite

Zinnwaldite means: A kind of mica containing lithium, often associated with tin ore.

Meaning of Zinnia

Zinnia means: Any plant of the composite genus Zinnia, Mexican herbs with opposite leaves and large gay-colored blossoms. Zinnia elegans is the commonest species in cultivation.

Meaning of Zinky

Zinky means: See Zincky.

Meaning of Zinkenite

Zinkenite means: A steel-gray metallic mineral, a sulphide of antimony and lead.

Meaning of Zink

Zink means: See Zinc.

Meaning of Zingiberaceous

Zingiberaceous means: Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe (Zingibereae) of endogenous plants of the order Scitamineae. See Scitamineous.

Meaning of Zingel

Zingel means: A small, edible, freshwater European perch (Aspro zingel), having a round, elongated body and prominent snout.

Meaning of Zingaro

Zingaro means: A gypsy.

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