Words containing par

Meaning of Apparition

Apparition means: An unexpected, wonderful, or preternatural appearance; a ghost; a specter; a phantom.

Meaning of Apparition

Apparition means: The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to occultation.

Meaning of Apparitional

Apparitional means: Pertaining to an apparition or to apparitions; spectral.

Meaning of Apparitor

Apparitor means: Formerly, an officer who attended magistrates and judges to execute their orders.

Meaning of Apparitor

Apparitor means: A messenger or officer who serves the process of an ecclesiastical court.

Meaning of Aquiparous

Aquiparous means: Secreting water; -- applied to certain glands.

Meaning of Asparagine

Asparagine means: A white, nitrogenous, crystallizable substance, C4H8N2O3+H2O, found in many plants, and first obtained from asparagus. It is believed to aid in the disposition of nitrogenous matter throughout the plant; -- called also altheine.

Meaning of Asparaginous

Asparaginous means: Pertaining or allied to, or resembling, asparagus; having shoots which are eaten like asparagus; as, asparaginous vegetables.

Meaning of Asparagus

Asparagus means: A genus of perennial plants belonging to the natural order Liliaceae, and having erect much branched stems, and very slender branchlets which are sometimes mistaken for leaves. Asparagus racemosus is a shrubby climbing plant with fragrant flowers. Specifically: The Asparagus officinalis, a species cultivated in gardens.

Meaning of Asparagus

Asparagus means: The young and tender shoots of A. officinalis, which form a valuable and well-known article of food.

Meaning of Zwanziger

Zwanziger means: An Austrian silver coin equivalent to 20 kreutzers, or about 10 cents.

Meaning of Zunyite

Zunyite means: A fluosilicate of alumina occurring in tetrahedral crystals at the Zu/i mine in Colorado.

Meaning of Zu/is

Zu/is means: A tribe of Pueblo Indians occupying a village in New Mexico, on the Zu/i River.

Meaning of Zumometer

Zumometer means: See Zymic, Zymological, etc.

Meaning of Zumology

Zumology means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumological

Zumological means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumic

Zumic means: Alt. of Zumometer

Meaning of Zumbooruk

Zumbooruk means: A small cannon supported by a swiveled rest on the back of a camel, whence it is fired, -- used in the East.

Meaning of Zulus

Zulus means: The most important tribe belonging to the Kaffir race. They inhabit a region on the southeast coast of Africa, but formerly occupied a much more extensive country. They are noted for their warlike disposition, courage, and military skill.

Meaning of Zuisin

Zuisin means: The American widgeon.

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