Words starting with c

Words and definitions

Meaning of Caducary

Caducary means: Relating to escheat, forfeiture, or confiscation.

Meaning of Caducean

Caducean means: Of or belonging to Mercury's caduceus, or wand.

Meaning of Caduceus

Caduceus means: The official staff or wand of Hermes or Mercury, the messenger of the gods. It was originally said to be a herald's staff of olive wood, but was afterwards fabled to have two serpents coiled about it, and two wings at the top.

Meaning of Caducibranchiate

Caducibranchiate means: With temporary gills: -- applied to those Amphibia in which the gills do not remain in adult life.

Meaning of Caducity

Caducity means: Tendency to fall; the feebleness of old age; senility.

Meaning of Caducous

Caducous means: Dropping off or disappearing early, as the calyx of a poppy, or the gills of a tadpole.

Meaning of Caduke

Caduke means: Perishable; frail; transitory.

Meaning of Cady

Cady means: See Cadie.

Meaning of Caeca

Caeca means: See Caecum.

Meaning of Caecal

Caecal means: Of or pertaining to the caecum, or blind gut.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zingari

Zingari means: of Zingaro

Meaning of Zincous

Zincous means: Of or pertaining to the positive pole of a galvanic battery; electro-positive.

Meaning of Zincous

Zincous means: Hence, formerly, basic, basylous, as opposed to chlorous.

Meaning of Zincous

Zincous means: Of, pertaining to, or containing, zinc; zincic; as, zincous salts.

Meaning of Zinco-polar

Zinco-polar means: Electrically polarized like the surface of the zinc presented to the acid in a battery, which has zincous affinity.

Meaning of Zincoid

Zincoid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, zinc; -- said of the electricity of the zincous plate in connection with a copper plate in a voltaic circle; also, designating the positive pole.

Meaning of Zincography

Zincography means: The art or process of engraving or etching on zinc, in which the design is left in relief in the style of a wood cut, the rest of the ground being eaten away by acid.

Meaning of Zincongraphical

Zincongraphical means: Of or pertaining to zincography; as, zincographic processes.

Meaning of Zincongraphic

Zincongraphic means: Alt. of Zincongraphical

Meaning of Zincographer

Zincographer means: An engraver on zinc.

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