Words starting with u

Words and definitions

Meaning of Ultra vires

Ultra vires means: Beyond power; transcending authority; -- a phrase used frequently in relation to acts or enactments by corporations in excess of their chartered or statutory rights.

Meaning of Ultrazodiacal

Ultrazodiacal means: Outside the zodiac; being in that part of the heavens that is more than eight degrees from the ecliptic; as, ultrazodiacal planets, that is, those planets which in part of their orbits go beyond the zodiac.

Meaning of Ultroneous

Ultroneous means: Spontaneous; voluntary.

Meaning of Ulula

Ulula means: A genus of owls including the great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) of Arctic America, and other similar species. See Illust. of Owl.

Meaning of Ululant

Ululant means: Howling; wailing.

Meaning of Ululated

Ululated means: of Ululate

Meaning of Ululating

Ululating means: of Ululate

Meaning of Ululate

Ululate means: To howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals.

Meaning of Ululation

Ululation means: A howling, as of a dog or wolf; a wailing.

Meaning of Ulva

Ulva means: A genus of thin papery bright green seaweeds including the kinds called sea lettuce.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zoolatry

Zoolatry means: The worship of animals.

Meaning of Zooidal

Zooidal means: Of or pertaining to a zooid; as, a zooidal form.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

Meaning of Zoography

Zoography means: A description of animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoographist

Zoographist means: A zoographer.

Meaning of Zoographical

Zoographical means: Of or pertaining to the description of animals.

Meaning of Zoographic

Zoographic means: Alt. of Zoographical

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