Words starting with g

Words and definitions

Meaning of Gadfly

Gadfly means: Any dipterous insect of the genus Oestrus, and allied genera of botflies.

Meaning of Gadhelic

Gadhelic means: Of or pertaining to that division of the Celtic languages, which includes the Irish, Gaelic, and Manx.

Meaning of Gadic

Gadic means: Pertaining to, or derived from, the cod (Gadus); -- applied to an acid obtained from cod-liver oil, viz., gadic acid.

Meaning of Gaditanian

Gaditanian means: Of or relating to Cadiz, in Spain.

Meaning of Gaditanian

Gaditanian means: A native or inhabitant of Cadiz.

Meaning of Gadling

Gadling means: See Gad, n., 4.

Meaning of Gadling

Gadling means: Gadding about.

Meaning of Gadling

Gadling means: A roving vagabond.

Meaning of Gadman

Gadman means: A gadsman.

Meaning of Gadoid

Gadoid means: Of or pertaining to the family of fishes (Gadidae) which includes the cod, haddock, and hake.

Words and definitions

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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