Words starting with k

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Meaning of Keen

Keen means: Sharp; having a fine edge or point; as, a keen razor, or a razor with a keen edge.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: Acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness; as, a man of keen understanding; a keen look; keen features.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: Piercing; penetrating; cutting; sharp; -- applied to cold, wind, etc, ; as, a keen wind; the cold is very keen.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: Eager; vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: To sharpen; to make cold.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. Coranach.

Meaning of Keen

Keen means: To wail as a keener does.

Meaning of Keener

Keener means: A professional mourner who wails at a funeral.

Meaning of Keenly

Keenly means: In a keen manner.

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Meaning of Zoilean

Zoilean means: Having the characteristic of Zoilus, a bitter, envious, unjust critic, who lived about 270 years before Christ.

Meaning of Zoide

Zoide means: See Meride.

Meaning of Zoic

Zoic means: Of or pertaining to animals, or animal life.

Meaning of Zohar

Zohar means: A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century.

Meaning of Zoetrope

Zoetrope means: An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved.

Meaning of Zoea

Zoea means: A peculiar larval stage of certain decapod Crustacea, especially of crabs and certain Anomura.

Meaning of Zodiacal

Zodiacal means: Of or pertaining to the zodiac; situated within the zodiac; as, the zodiacal planets.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A girdle; a belt.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: A figure representing the signs, symbols, and constellations of the zodiac.

Meaning of Zodiac

Zodiac means: An imaginary belt in the heavens, 16 or 18 broad, in the middle of which is the ecliptic, or sun's path. It comprises the twelve constellations, which one constituted, and from which were named, the twelve signs of the zodiac.

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