Words starting with o

Words and definitions

Meaning of Oblate

Oblate means: One of the Oblati.

Meaning of Oblateness

Oblateness means: The quality or state of being oblate.

Meaning of Oblati

Oblati means: Children dedicated in their early years to the monastic state.

Meaning of Oblati

Oblati means: A class of persons, especially in the Middle Ages, who offered themselves and their property to a monastery.

Meaning of Oblation

Oblation means: The act of offering, or of making an offering.

Meaning of Oblation

Oblation means: Anything offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice.

Meaning of Oblation

Oblation means: A gift or contribution made to a church, as for the expenses of the eucharist, or for the support of the clergy and the poor.

Meaning of Oblationer

Oblationer means: One who makes an offering as an act worship or reverence.

Meaning of Oblatrate

Oblatrate means: To bark or snarl, as a dog.

Meaning of Oblatration

Oblatration means: The act of oblatrating; a barking or snarling.

Words and definitions

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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