Words starting with p

Words and definitions

Meaning of Paintless

Paintless means: Not capable of being painted or described.

Meaning of Painture

Painture means: The art of painting.

Meaning of Painty

Painty means: Unskillfully painted, so that the painter's method of work is too obvious; also, having too much pigment applied to the surface.

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: A number of things resembling one another, or belonging together; a set; as, a pair or flight of stairs. "A pair of beads." Chaucer. Beau. & Fl. "Four pair of stairs." Macaulay. [Now mostly or quite disused, except as to stairs.]

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: Two things of a kind, similar in form, suited to each other, and intended to be used together; as, a pair of gloves or stockings; a pair of shoes.

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: Two of a sort; a span; a yoke; a couple; a brace; as, a pair of horses; a pair of oxen.

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: A married couple; a man and wife.

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: A single thing, composed of two pieces fitted to each other and used together; as, a pair of scissors; a pair of tongs; a pair of bellows.

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: Two members of opposite parties or opinion, as in a parliamentary body, who mutually agree not to vote on a given question, or on issues of a party nature during a specified time; as, there were two pairs on the final vote.

Meaning of Pair

Pair means: In a mechanism, two elements, or bodies, which are so applied to each other as to mutually constrain relative motion.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zenana

Zenana means: The part of a dwelling appropriated to women.

Meaning of Zemni

Zemni means: The blind mole rat (Spalax typhlus), native of Eastern Europe and Asia. Its eyes and ears are rudimentary, and its fur is soft and brownish, more or less tinged with gray. It constructs extensive burrows.

Meaning of Zemindari

Zemindari means: Same as Zamindary.

Meaning of Zemindary

Zemindary means: Alt. of Zemindari

Meaning of Zemindar

Zemindar means: Same as Zamindar.

Meaning of Zein

Zein means: A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.

Meaning of Zehner

Zehner means: An Austrian silver coin equal to ten kreutzers, or about five cents.

Meaning of Zeekoe

Zeekoe means: A hippopotamus.

Meaning of Zedoary

Zedoary means: A medicinal substance obtained in the East Indies, having a fragrant smell, and a warm, bitter, aromatic taste. It is used in medicine as a stimulant.

Meaning of Zed

Zed means: The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.

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