Words containing n

Meaning of Abdication

Abdication means: The act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder; commonly the voluntary renunciation of sovereign power; as, abdication of the throne, government, power, authority.

Meaning of Abdomen

Abdomen means: The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.

Meaning of Abdomen

Abdomen means: The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

Meaning of Abdominal

Abdominal means: Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral; as, the abdominal regions, muscles, cavity.

Meaning of Abdominal

Abdominal means: Having abdominal fins; belonging to the Abdominales; as, abdominal fishes.

Meaning of Abdominals

Abdominals means: of Abdominal

Meaning of Abdominales

Abdominales means: of Abdominal

Meaning of Abdominal

Abdominal means: A fish of the group Abdominales.

Meaning of Abdominales

Abdominales means: A group including the greater part of fresh-water fishes, and many marine ones, having the ventral fins under the abdomen behind the pectorals.

Meaning of Abdominalia

Abdominalia means: A group of cirripeds having abdominal appendages.

Meaning of Zufolo

Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.

Meaning of Zuchetto

Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.

Meaning of Zuche

Zuche means: A stump of a tree.

Meaning of Zubr

Zubr means: The aurochs.

Meaning of Zoutch

Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.

Meaning of Zounds

Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.

Meaning of Zouave

Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.

Meaning of Zouave

Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.

Meaning of Zosterops

Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.

Meaning of Zostera

Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.

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