Words starting with p

Words and definitions

Meaning of Paddle

Paddle means: A small gate in sluices or lock gates to admit or let off water; -- also called clough.

Meaning of Paddle

Paddle means: A paddle-shaped foot, as of the sea turtle.

Meaning of Paddle

Paddle means: A paddle-shaped implement for string or mixing.

Meaning of Paddle

Paddle means: See Paddle staff (b), below.

Meaning of Paddlecock

Paddlecock means: The lumpfish.

Meaning of Paddlefish

Paddlefish means: A large ganoid fish (Polyodon spathula) found in the rivers of the Mississippi Valley. It has a long spatula-shaped snout. Called also duck-billed cat, and spoonbill sturgeon.

Meaning of Padder

Padder means: One who, or that which, paddles.

Meaning of Paddlewood

Paddlewood means: The light elastic wood of the Aspidosperma excelsum, a tree of Guiana having a fluted trunk readily split into planks.

Meaning of Paddock

Paddock means: A toad or frog.

Meaning of Paddock

Paddock means: A small inclosure or park for sporting.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zonaria

Zonaria means: A division of Mammalia in which the placenta is zonelike.

Meaning of Zonar

Zonar means: A belt or girdle which the Christians and Jews of the Levant were obliged to wear to distinguish them from Mohammedans.

Meaning of Zonal

Zonal means: Of or pertaining to a zone; having the form of a zone or zones.

Meaning of Zona

Zona means: A zone or band; a layer.

Meaning of Zonae

Zonae means: of Zona

Meaning of Zomboruk

Zomboruk means: See Zumbooruk.

Meaning of Zollverein

Zollverein means: Literally, a customs union; specifically, applied to the several customs unions successively formed under the leadership of Prussia among certain German states for establishing liberty of commerce among themselves and common tariff on imports, exports, and transit.

Meaning of Zokor

Zokor means: An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.

Meaning of Zoisite

Zoisite means: A grayish or whitish mineral occurring in orthorhombic, prismatic crystals, also in columnar masses. It is a silicate of alumina and lime, and is allied to epidote.

Meaning of Zoilism

Zoilism means: Resemblance to Zoilus in style or manner; carping criticism; detraction.

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