Words starting with n

Words and definitions

Meaning of Nares

Nares means: The nostrils or nasal openings, -- the anterior nares being the external or proper nostrils, and the posterior nares, the openings of the nasal cavities into the mouth or pharynx.

Meaning of Nargile

Nargile means: Alt. of Nargileh

Meaning of Nargileh

Nargileh means: An apparatus for smoking tobacco. It has a long flexible tube, and the smoke is drawn through water.

Meaning of Narica

Narica means: The brown coati. See Coati.

Meaning of Nariform

Nariform means: Formed like the nose.

Meaning of Narine

Narine means: Of or belonging to the nostrils.

Meaning of Narrable

Narrable means: Capable of being narrated or told.

Meaning of Narragansetts

Narragansetts means: A tribe of Indians who formerly inhabited the shores of Narragansett Bay.

Meaning of Narrated

Narrated means: of Narrate

Meaning of Narrating

Narrating means: of Narrate

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoantharia

Zoantharia means: Same as Anthozoa.

Meaning of Zoanthacea

Zoanthacea means: A suborder of Actinaria, including Zoanthus and allied genera, which are permanently attached by their bases.

Meaning of Zizel

Zizel means: The suslik.

Meaning of Zizania

Zizania means: A genus of grasses including Indian rice. See Indian rice, under Rice.

Meaning of Zittern

Zittern means: See Cittern.

Meaning of Zither

Zither means: An instrument of music used in Austria and Germany. It has from thirty to forty wires strung across a shallow sounding-board, which lies horizontally on a table before the performer, who uses both hands in playing on it. [Not to be confounded with the old lute-shaped cittern, or cithern.]

Meaning of Zirconoid

Zirconoid means: A double eight-sided pyramid, a form common with tetragonal crystals; -- so called because this form often occurs in crystals of zircon.

Meaning of Zircono

Zircono means: See Zirco-.

Meaning of Zirconium

Zirconium means: A rare element of the carbon-silicon group, intermediate between the metals and nonmetals, obtained from the mineral zircon as a dark sooty powder, or as a gray metallic crystalline substance. Symbol Zr. Atomic weight, 90.4.

Meaning of Zirconic

Zirconic means: Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, zirconium; as, zirconic oxide; zirconic compounds.

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