Words starting with b

Words and definitions

Meaning of Badgering

Badgering means: The act of one who badgers.

Meaning of Badgering

Badgering means: The practice of buying wheat and other kinds of food in one place and selling them in another for a profit.

Meaning of Badger-legged

Badger-legged means: Having legs of unequal length, as the badger was thought to have.

Meaning of Badiaga

Badiaga means: A fresh-water sponge (Spongilla), common in the north of Europe, the powder of which is used to take away the livid marks of bruises.

Meaning of Badian

Badian means: An evergreen Chinese shrub of the Magnolia family (Illicium anisatum), and its aromatic seeds; Chinese anise; star anise.

Meaning of Badigeon

Badigeon means: A cement or paste (as of plaster and freestone, or of sawdust and glue or lime) used by sculptors, builders, and workers in wood or stone, to fill holes, cover defects, or finish a surface.

Meaning of Badinage

Badinage means: Playful raillery; banter.

Meaning of Bad lands

Bad lands means: Barren regions, especially in the western United States, where horizontal strata (Tertiary deposits) have been often eroded into fantastic forms, and much intersected by caons, and where lack of wood, water, and forage increases the difficulty of traversing the country, whence the name, first given by the Canadian French, Mauvaises Terres (bad lands).

Meaning of Badly

Badly means: In a bad manner; poorly; not well; unskillfully; imperfectly; unfortunately; grievously; so as to cause harm; disagreeably; seriously.

Meaning of Badminton

Badminton means: A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zenana

Zenana means: The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.

Meaning of Zemni

Zemni means: The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.

Meaning of Zemindari

Zemindari means: Same as Zamindary.

Meaning of Zemindary

Zemindary means: Alt. of Zemindari

Meaning of Zemindar

Zemindar means: Same as Zamindar.

Meaning of Zein

Zein means: A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.

Meaning of Zehner

Zehner means: An Austrian silver coin equal to ten kreutzers, or about five cents.

Meaning of Zeekoe

Zeekoe means: A hippopotamus.

Meaning of Zedoary

Zedoary means: A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.

Meaning of Zed

Zed means: The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.

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