Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Nacre

Nacre means: A pearly substance which lines the interior of many shells, and is most perfect in the mother-of-pearl. [Written also nacker and naker.] See Pearl, and Mother-of-pearl.

Meaning of Nacreous

Nacreous means: Consisting of, or resembling, nacre; pearly.

Meaning of Nad

Nad means: Alt. of Nadde

Meaning of Nadde

Nadde means: Had not.

Meaning of Nadder

Nadder means: An adder.

Meaning of Nadir

Nadir means: That point of the heavens, or lower hemisphere, directly opposite the zenith; the inferior pole of the horizon; the point of the celestial sphere directly under the place where we stand.

Meaning of Nadir

Nadir means: The lowest point; the time of greatest depression.

Meaning of Naenia

Naenia means: See Nenia.

Meaning of Naeve

Naeve means: A naevus.

Meaning of Naevoid

Naevoid means: Resembling a naevus or naevi; as, naevoid elephantiasis.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zymic

Zymic means: Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zyme

Zyme means: A ferment.

Meaning of Zymase

Zymase means: A soluble ferment, or enzyme. See Enzyme.

Meaning of Zylonite

Zylonite means: Celluloid.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: A spore formed by the union of several zoospores; -- called also zygozoospore.

Meaning of Zygospore

Zygospore means: Same as Zygosperm.

Meaning of Zygosphene

Zygosphene means: A median process on the front part of the neural arch of the vertebrae of most snakes and some lizards, which fits into a fossa, called the zygantrum, on the back part of the arch in front.

Meaning of Zygosperm

Zygosperm means: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Meaning of Zygosis

Zygosis means: Same as Conjugation.

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