Words ending with ous

Meaning of Abstemious

Abstemious means: Promotive of abstemiousness.

Meaning of Abstentious

Abstentious means: Characterized by abstinence; self-restraining.

Meaning of Abstractitious

Abstractitious means: Obtained from plants by distillation.

Meaning of Acalysinous

Acalysinous means: Without a calyx, or outer floral envelope.

Meaning of Acanthaceous

Acanthaceous means: Armed with prickles, as a plant.

Meaning of Acanthaceous

Acanthaceous means: Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the acanthus is the type.

Meaning of Acanthocarpous

Acanthocarpous means: Having the fruit covered with spines.

Meaning of Acanthocephalous

Acanthocephalous means: Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.

Meaning of Acanthophorous

Acanthophorous means: Spine-bearing.

Meaning of Acanthopodious

Acanthopodious means: Having spinous petioles.

Meaning of Zymometer

Zymometer means: Alt. of Zymosimeter

Meaning of Zymome

Zymome means: A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.

Meaning of Zymology

Zymology means: A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.

Meaning of Zymologist

Zymologist means: One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.

Meaning of Zymological

Zymological means: Of or pertaining to zymology.

Meaning of Zymologic

Zymologic means: Alt. of Zymological

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.

Meaning of Zymogenic

Zymogenic means: Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.

Meaning of Zymogene

Zymogene means: One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.

Meaning of Zymogen

Zymogen means: A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.

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