Words starting with p

Words and definitions

Meaning of Padrone

Padrone means: A patron; a protector.

Meaning of Padrone

Padrone means: The master of a small coaster in the Mediterranean.

Meaning of Padrone

Padrone means: A man who imports, and controls the earnings of, Italian laborers, street musicians, etc.

Meaning of Paduasoy

Paduasoy means: A rich and heavy silk stuff.

Meaning of Paducahs

Paducahs means: See Comanches.

Meaning of Paean

Paean means: An ancient Greek hymn in honor of Apollo as a healing deity, and, later, a song addressed to other deities.

Meaning of Paean

Paean means: Any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph.

Meaning of Paean

Paean means: See Paeon.

Meaning of Paedobaptism

Paedobaptism means: Pedobaptism.

Meaning of Paedogenesis

Paedogenesis means: Reproduction by young or larval animals.

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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