Words containing scu

Meaning of Esculin

Esculin means: A glucoside obtained from the Aesculus hippocastanum, or horse-chestnut, and characterized by its fine blue fluorescent solutions.

Meaning of Escurial

Escurial means: A palace and mausoleum of the kinds of Spain, being a vast and wonderful structure about twenty-five miles northwest of Madrid.

Meaning of Escutcheon

Escutcheon means: The surface, usually a shield, upon which bearings are marshaled and displayed. The surface of the escutcheon is called the field, the upper part is called the chief, and the lower part the base (see Chiff, and Field.). That side of the escutcheon which is on the right hand of the knight who bears the shield on his arm is called dexter, and the other side sinister.

Meaning of Escutcheon

Escutcheon means: A marking upon the back of a cow's udder and the space above it (the perineum), formed by the hair growing upward or outward instead of downward. It is esteemed an index of milking qualities.

Meaning of Escutcheon

Escutcheon means: That part of a vessel's stern on which her name is written.

Meaning of Escutcheon

Escutcheon means: A thin metal plate or shield to protect wood, or for ornament, as the shield around a keyhole.

Meaning of Escutcheon

Escutcheon means: The depression behind the beak of certain bivalves; the ligamental area.

Meaning of Escutcheoned

Escutcheoned means: Having an escutcheon; furnished with a coat of arms or ensign.

Meaning of Exosculate

Exosculate means: To kiss; especially, to kiss repeatedly or fondly.

Meaning of Exscutellate

Exscutellate means: Without, or apparently without, a scutellum; -- said of certain insects.

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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