Words whose second letter is Z

Azarole (n.) The Neapolitan medlar (Crataegus azarolus), a shrub of southern Europe; also, its fruit.

Azedarach (n.) A handsome Asiatic tree (Melia azedarach), common in the southern United States; -- called also, Pride of India, Pride of China, and Bead tree.

Azedarach (n.) The bark of the roots of the azedarach, used as a cathartic and emetic.

Azimuth (n.) The quadrant of an azimuth circle.

Azimuth (n.) An arc of the horizon intercepted between the meridian of the place and a vertical circle passing through the center of any object; as, the azimuth of a star; the azimuth or bearing of a line surveying.

Azimuthal (a.) Of or pertaining to the azimuth; in a horizontal circle.

Azo- () A combining form of azote

Azo- () Applied loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc.

Azo- () Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group uniting two hydrocarbon radicals, as in azobenzene, azobenzoic, etc. These compounds furnish many artificial dyes. See Diazo-.

Azobenzene (n.) A substance (C6H5.N2.C6H5) derived from nitrobenzene, forming orange red crystals which are easily fusible.

Azoic (a.) Destitute of any vestige of organic life, or at least of animal life; anterior to the existence of animal life; formed when there was no animal life on the globe; as, the azoic. rocks.

Azoleic (a.) Pertaining to an acid produced by treating oleic with nitric acid.

Azonic (a.) Confined to no zone or region; not local.

Azorian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Azores.

Azorian (n.) A native of the Azores.

Azote (n.) Same as Nitrogen.

Azoth (n.) The first principle of metals, i. e., mercury, which was formerly supposed to exist in all metals, and to be extractable from them.

Azoth (n.) The universal remedy of Paracelsus.

Azotic (a.) Pertaining to azote, or nitrogen; formed or consisting of azote; nitric; as, azotic gas; azotic acid.

Azotite (n.) A salt formed by the combination of azotous, or nitrous, acid with a base; a nitrite.

Azotized (imp. & p. p.) of Azotize

Azotizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Azotize

Azotize (v. t.) To impregnate with azote, or nitrogen; to nitrogenize.

Azotometer (n.) An apparatus for measuring or determining the proportion of nitrogen; a nitrometer.

Azotous (a.) Nitrous; as, azotous acid.

Aztec (a.) Of or relating to one of the early races in Mexico that inhabited the great plateau of that country at the time of the Spanish conquest in 1519.

Aztec (n.) One of the Aztec race or people.

Azure (a.) Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.

Azure (n.) The lapis lazuli.

Azure (n.) The clear blue color of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this color.

Azure (n.) The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.

Azure (n.) A blue color, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.

Azure (v. t.) To color blue.

Azured (a.) Of an azure color; sky-blue.

Azureous (a.) Of a fine blue color; azure.

Azurine (a.) Azure.

Azurine (n.) The blue roach of Europe (Leuciscus caeruleus); -- so called from its color.

Azurite (n.) Blue carbonate of copper; blue malachite.

Azurn (a.) Azure.

Azygous (a.) Odd; having no fellow; not one of a pair; single; as, the azygous muscle of the uvula.

Azym (n.) Alt. of Azyme

Azyme (n.) Unleavened bread.

Azymic (a.) Azymous.

Azymite (n.) One who administered the Eucharist with unleavened bread; -- a name of reproach given by those of the Greek church to the Latins.

Azymous (a.) Unleavened; unfermented.

Czar (n.) A king; a chief; the title of the emperor of Russia.

Czarevna (n.) The title of the wife of the czarowitz.

Czarina (n.) The title of the empress of Russia.

Czarinian (a.) Of or pertaining to the czar or the czarina; czarish.

Czarish (a.) Of or pertaining to the czar.

Czarowitzes (pl. ) of Czarowitz

Czarowitz (n.) The title of the eldest son of the czar of Russia.

Czech (n.) One of the Czechs.

Czech (n.) The language of the Czechs (often called Bohemian), the harshest and richest of the Slavic languages.

Czechic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Czechs.

Czechs (n. pl.) The most westerly branch of the great Slavic family of nations, numbering now more than 6,000,000, and found principally in Bohemia and Moravia.

Dzeren (n.) Alt. of Dzeron

Dzeron (n.) The Chinese yellow antelope (Procapra gutturosa), a remarkably swift-footed animal, inhabiting the deserts of Central Asia, Thibet, and China.

Dziggetai (n.) The kiang, a wild horse or wild ass of Thibet (Asinus hemionus).

Izard (n.) A variety of the chamois found in the Pyrenees.

-ize () A verb suffix signifying to make, to do, to practice; as apologize, baptize, theorize, tyrannize.

Izedi (n.) One of an Oriental religious sect which worships Satan or the Devil.

Izedism (n.) The religion of the Izedis.

Izzard (n.) See Izard.

Izzard (n.) The letter z; -- formerly so called.

Ozena (n.) A discharge of fetid matter from the nostril, particularly if associated with ulceration of the soft parts and disease of the bones of the nose.

Ozocerite (n.) A waxlike mineral resin; -- sometimes called native paraffin, and mineral wax.

Ozonation (n.) The act of treating with ozone; also, the act of converting into, or producing, ozone; ozonization.

Ozone (n.) A colorless gaseous substance (O/) obtained (as by the silent discharge of electricity in oxygen) as an allotropic form of oxygen, containing three atoms in the molecule. It is a streng oxidizer, and probably exists in the air, though by he ordinary tests it is liable to be confused with certain other substances, as hydrogen dioxide, or certain oxides of nitrogen. It derives its name from its peculiar odor, which resembles that of weak chlorine.

Ozonic (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, ozone.

Ozonification (n.) The act or process of producing, or of subjecting to the action of, ozone.

Ozonization (n.) Ozonation.

Ozonized (imp. & p. p.) of Ozonize

Ozonizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ozonize

Ozonize (v. t.) To convert into ozone, as oxygen.

Ozonize (v. t.) To treat with ozone.

Ozonizer (n.) An apparatus or agent for the production or application of ozone.

Ozonometer (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the amount of ozone in the atmosphere, or in any gaseous mixture.

Ozonometric (a.) Pertaining to, or used for, the determination of the amount of ozone; of or relating to ozonometry.

Ozonometry (n.) The measurement or determination of the quantity of ozone.

Ozonoscope (n.) An apparatus employed to indicate the presence, or the amount, of ozone.

Ozonoscopic (a.) Serving to indicate the presence or the amount of ozone.

Ozonous (a.) Pertaining to or containing, ozone.

Tzar (n.) The emperor of Russia. See Czar.

Tzarina (n.) Alt. of Tzaritza

Tzaritza (n.) The empress of Russia. See Czarina.

Tzetze (n.) Same as Tsetse.

Uzema (n.) A Burman measure of twelve miles.

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