Words starting with d

Words and definitions

Meaning of Dabchick

Dabchick means: A small water bird (Podilymbus podiceps), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; -- called also dapchick, dobchick, dipchick, didapper, dobber, devil-diver, hell-diver, and pied-billed grebe.

Meaning of Daboia

Daboia means: A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).

Meaning of Dabster

Dabster means: One who is skilled; a master of his business; a proficient; an adept.

Meaning of Dacapo

Dacapo means: From the beginning; a direction to return to, and end with, the first strain; -- indicated by the letters D. C. Also, the strain so repeated.

Meaning of Dace

Dace means: A small European cyprinoid fish (Squalius leuciscus or Leuciscus vulgaris); -- called also dare.

Meaning of Dachshund

Dachshund means: One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and long body; -- called also badger dog. There are two kinds, the rough-haired and the smooth-haired.

Meaning of Dacian

Dacian means: Of or pertaining to Dacia or the Dacians.

Meaning of Dacian

Dacian means: A native of ancient Dacia.

Meaning of Dacoit

Dacoit means: One of a class of robbers, in India, who act in gangs.

Meaning of Dacoity

Dacoity means: The practice of gang robbery in India; robbery committed by dacoits.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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