Words starting with k

Words and definitions

Meaning of Kama

Kama means: The Hindoo Cupid. He is represented as a beautiful youth, with a bow of sugar cane or flowers.

Meaning of Kamala

Kamala means: The red dusty hairs of the capsules of an East Indian tree (Mallotus Philippinensis) used for dyeing silk. It is violently emetic, and is used in the treatment of tapeworm.

Meaning of Kame

Kame means: A low ridge.

Meaning of Kami

Kami means: A title given to the celestial gods of the first mythical dynasty of Japan and extended to the demigods of the second dynasty, and then to the long line of spiritual princes still represented by the mikado.

Meaning of Kamichi

Kamichi means: A curious South American bird (Anhima, / Palamedea, cornuta), often domesticated by the natives and kept with poultry, which it defends against birds of prey. It has a long, slender, hornlike ornament on its head, and two sharp spurs on each wing. Although its beak, feet, and legs resemble those of gallinaceous birds, it is related in anatomical characters to the ducks and geese (Anseres). Called also horned screamer. The name is sometimes applied also to the chaja. See Chaja, and Screamer.

Meaning of Kamptulicon

Kamptulicon means: A kind of elastic floor cloth, made of India rubber, gutta-percha, linseed oil, and powdered cork.

Meaning of Kampylite

Kampylite means: A variety of mimetite or arseniate of lead in hexagonal prisms of a fine orange yellow.

Meaning of Kamsin

Kamsin means: Alt. of Khamsin

Meaning of Khamsin

Khamsin means: A hot southwesterly wind in Egypt, coming from the Sahara.

Meaning of Kamtschadales

Kamtschadales means: An aboriginal tribe inhabiting the southern part of Kamtschatka.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoster

Zoster means: Shingles.

Meaning of Zoroastrism

Zoroastrism means: Same as Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism means: The religious system of Zoroaster, the legislator and prophet of the ancient Persians, which was the national faith of Persia; mazdeism. The system presupposes a good spirit (Ormuzd) and an opposing evil spirit (Ahriman). Cf. Fire worship, under Fire, and Parsee.

Meaning of Zoroastrian

Zoroastrian means: A follower of Zoroaster; one who accepts Zoroastrianism.

Meaning of Zoroastrian

Zoroastrian means: Of or pertaining to Zoroaster, or his religious system.

Meaning of Zorilla

Zorilla means: Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus Ictonyx allied to the weasels and skunks.

Meaning of Zoril

Zoril means: Same as Zorilla.

Meaning of Zopilote

Zopilote means: The urubu, or American black vulture.

Meaning of Zope

Zope means: A European fresh-water bream (Abramis ballerus).

Meaning of Zoozoo

Zoozoo means: The wood pigeon.

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