Words starting with q

Words and definitions

Meaning of Quadrivalvular

Quadrivalvular means: Having four valves; quadrivalve.

Meaning of Quadrivial

Quadrivial means: Having four ways meeting in a point.

Meaning of Quadrivial

Quadrivial means: One of the four "liberal arts" making up the quadrivium.

Meaning of Quadrivium

Quadrivium means: The four "liberal arts," arithmetic, music, geometry, and astronomy; -- so called by the schoolmen. See Trivium.

Meaning of Quadroon

Quadroon means: The offspring of a mulatto and a white person; a person quarter-blooded.

Meaning of Quadroxide

Quadroxide means: A tetroxide.

Meaning of Quadrumana

Quadrumana means: A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; -- so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the Quadrumana were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.

Meaning of Quadrumane

Quadrumane means: One of the Quadrumana.

Meaning of Quadrumanous

Quadrumanous means: Having four hands; of or pertaining to the Quadrumana.

Meaning of Quadruped

Quadruped means: Having four feet.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoographer

Zoographer means: One who describes animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoogloea

Zoogloea means: A colony or mass of bacteria imbedded in a viscous gelatinous substance. The zoogloea is characteristic of a transitory stage through which rapidly multiplying bacteria pass in the course of their evolution. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zoogeographical

Zoogeographical means: Of or pertaining to zoography.

Meaning of Zoogeography

Zoogeography means: The study or description of the geographical distribution of animals.

Meaning of Zoogony

Zoogony means: The doctrine of the formation of living beings.

Meaning of Zoogeny

Zoogeny means: Alt. of Zoogony

Meaning of Zoogenic

Zoogenic means: Of or pertaining to zoogeny, animal production.

Meaning of Zoogamy

Zoogamy means: The sexual reproduction of animals.

Meaning of Zoogamous

Zoogamous means: Of or pertaining zoogamy.

Meaning of Zooerythrine

Zooerythrine means: A peculiar organic red coloring matter found in the feathers of various birds.

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