Words ending with ous

Meaning of Ancipitous

Ancipitous means: Two-edged instead of round; -- said of certain flattened stems, as those of blue grass, and rarely also of leaves.

Meaning of Androgynous

Androgynous means: Alt. of Androgynal

Meaning of Andropetalous

Andropetalous means: Produced by the conversion of the stamens into petals, as double flowers, like the garden ranunculus.

Meaning of Androphagous

Androphagous means: Anthropophagous.

Meaning of Androtomous

Androtomous means: Having the filaments of the stamens divided into two parts.

Meaning of androus

androus means: A terminal combining form: Having a stamen or stamens; staminate; as, monandrous, with one stamen; polyandrous, with many stamens.

Meaning of Anemorphilous

Anemorphilous means: Fertilized by the agency of the wind; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by the wind; wind-Fertilized.

Meaning of Anencephalous

Anencephalous means: Without a brain; brainless.

Meaning of Anenterous

Anenterous means: Destitute of a stomach or an intestine.

Meaning of Anfractuous

Anfractuous means: Winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born.

Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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