Words containing ro

Meaning of Aleuromancy

Aleuromancy means: Divination by means of flour.

Meaning of Aleurometer

Aleurometer means: An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.

Meaning of Aleurone

Aleurone means: An albuminoid substance which occurs in minute grains ("protein granules") in maturing seeds and tubers; -- supposed to be a modification of protoplasm.

Meaning of Aleuronic

Aleuronic means: Having the nature of aleurone.

Meaning of Algaroba

Algaroba means: The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called St. John's bread.

Meaning of Algaroba

Algaroba means: The Honey mesquite (Prosopis juliflora), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.

Meaning of Algarot

Algarot means: Alt. of Algaroth

Meaning of Algaroth

Algaroth means: A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.

Meaning of Algarovilla

Algarovilla means: The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree (Inga Marthae). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.

Meaning of Aliferous

Aliferous means: Having wings, winged; aligerous.

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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