Words whose third letter is Z
Gazetteer(n.) A geographical dictionary; a book giving the names and descriptions, etc., of many places.
Gazetteer(n.) An alphabetical descriptive list of anything.
Gizzard(n.) The second, or true, muscular stomach of birds, in which the food is crushed and ground, after being softened in the glandular stomach (crop), or lower part of the esophagus; the gigerium.
Haze(v. t.) To harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; -- used esp. of college students; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman.
Lazuli(n.) A mineral of a fine azure-blue color, usually in small rounded masses. It is essentially a silicate of alumina, lime, and soda, with some sodium sulphide, is often marked by yellow spots or veins of sulphide of iron, and is much valued for ornamental work. Called also lapis lazuli, and Armenian stone.
Lazulite(n.) A mineral of a light indigo-blue color, occurring in small masses, or in monoclinic crystals; blue spar. It is a hydrous phosphate of alumina and magnesia.
Mezereon(n.) A small European shrub (Daphne Mezereum), whose acrid bark is used in medicine.
Lazaret fever() Typhus fever.
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