Words starting with g

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Meaning of Galilean

Galilean means: Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.

Meaning of Galilean

Galilean means: Of or relating to Galilee.

Meaning of Galilean

Galilean means: A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.

Meaning of Galilean

Galilean means: One of the party among the Jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; -- called also Gaulonite.

Meaning of Galilean

Galilean means: A Christian in general; -- used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans.

Meaning of Galilee

Galilee means: A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. Also, frequently applied to the porch of a church, as at Ely and Durham cathedrals.

Meaning of Galimatias

Galimatias means: Nonsense; gibberish; confused and unmeaning talk; confused mixture.

Meaning of Galingale

Galingale means: A plant of the Sedge family (Cyperus longus) having aromatic roots; also, any plant of the same genus.

Meaning of Galiot

Galiot means: A small galley, formerly used in the Mediterranean, built mainly for speed. It was moved both by sails and oars, having one mast, and sixteen or twenty seats for rowers.

Meaning of Galiot

Galiot means: A strong, light-draft, Dutch merchant vessel, carrying a mainmast and a mizzenmast, and a large gaff mainsail.

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Meaning of Zinziberaceous

Zinziberaceous means: Same as Zingiberaceous.

Meaning of Zinsang

Zinsang means: The delundung.

Meaning of Zinnwaldite

Zinnwaldite means: A kind of mica containing lithium, often associated with tin ore.

Meaning of Zinnia

Zinnia means: Any plant of the composite genus Zinnia, Mexican herbs with opposite leaves and large gay-colored blossoms. Zinnia elegans is the commonest species in cultivation.

Meaning of Zinky

Zinky means: See Zincky.

Meaning of Zinkenite

Zinkenite means: A steel-gray metallic mineral, a sulphide of antimony and lead.

Meaning of Zink

Zink means: See Zinc.

Meaning of Zingiberaceous

Zingiberaceous means: Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe (Zingibereae) of endogenous plants of the order Scitamineae. See Scitamineous.

Meaning of Zingel

Zingel means: A small, edible, freshwater European perch (Aspro zingel), having a round, elongated body and prominent snout.

Meaning of Zingaro

Zingaro means: A gypsy.

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