Words starting with g

Words and definitions

Meaning of Gaelic

Gaelic means: The language of the Gaels, esp. of the Highlanders of Scotland. It is a branch of the Celtic.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: A barbed spear or a hook with a handle, used by fishermen in securing heavy fish.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: The spar upon which the upper edge of a fore-and-aft sail is extended.

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: Same as Gaffle, 1.

Meaning of Gaffed

Gaffed means: of Gaff

Meaning of Gaffing

Gaffing means: of Gaff

Meaning of Gaff

Gaff means: To strike with a gaff or barbed spear; to secure by means of a gaff; as, to gaff a salmon.

Meaning of Gaffer

Gaffer means: An old fellow; an aged rustic.

Meaning of Gaffer

Gaffer means: A foreman or overseer of a gang of laborers.

Meaning of Gaffle

Gaffle means: An artificial spur or gaff for gamecocks.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zootrophic

Zootrophic means: Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.

Meaning of Zootomy

Zootomy means: The dissection or the anatomy of animals; -- distinguished from androtomy.

Meaning of Zootomist

Zootomist means: One who dissects animals, or is skilled in zootomy.

Meaning of Zootomical

Zootomical means: Of or pertaining to zootomy.

Meaning of Zootic

Zootic means: Containing the remains of organized bodies; -- said of rock or soil.

Meaning of Zoosporic

Zoosporic means: Of or pertaining to zoospores; of the nature of zoospores.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: See Swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoospore

Zoospore means: A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.

Meaning of Zoosporangium

Zoosporangium means: A spore, or conceptacle containing zoospores.

Meaning of -sporangia

-sporangia means: of Zoosporangium

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