Words ending with um

Meaning of Anthodium

Anthodium means: The inflorescence of a compound flower in which many florets are gathered into a involucrate head.

Meaning of Antibrachium

Antibrachium means: That part of the fore limb between the brachium and the carpus; the forearm.

Meaning of Anticlinorium

Anticlinorium means: The upward elevation of the crust of the earth, resulting from a geanticlinal.

Meaning of Antrum

Antrum means: A cavern or cavity, esp. an anatomical cavity or sinus

Meaning of Apodyterium

Apodyterium means: The apartment at the entrance of the baths, or in the palestra, where one stripped; a dressing room.

Meaning of Apothecium

Apothecium means: The ascigerous fructification of lichens, forming masses of various shapes.

Meaning of Aquarium

Aquarium means: An artificial pond, or a globe or tank (usually with glass sides), in which living specimens of aquatic animals or plants are kept.

Meaning of Arachnidium

Arachnidium means: The glandular organ in which the material for the web of spiders is secreted.

Meaning of Arboretum

Arboretum means: A place in which a collection of rare trees and shrubs is cultivated for scientific or educational purposes.

Meaning of Arcanum

Arcanum means: A secret; a mystery; -- generally used in the plural.

Meaning of Zufolo

Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.

Meaning of Zuchetto

Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.

Meaning of Zuche

Zuche means: A stump of a tree.

Meaning of Zubr

Zubr means: The aurochs.

Meaning of Zoutch

Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.

Meaning of Zounds

Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.

Meaning of Zouave

Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.

Meaning of Zouave

Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.

Meaning of Zosterops

Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.

Meaning of Zostera

Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.

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