Ido-English Dictionary : Z

zagay-o: assagai: S. African spear.

zebr-o: (zool.) zebra; -ea, -o-bunta: striped like a z. — DEFIRS

zebu-o: (zool.) zebu (Bos indicus). — DEFIRS

zefir-o: zephyr, gentle breeze. — DEFIS

zek-o: (ent.) tick (Ixodes). — DI

zel-ar: (intr.) to be zealous; -o: zeal; -anta, -oza: zealous, sedulous; -anto, -ozo: zealot; ne- -oza: lukewarm. — EFIS

zenit-o: (astron. and fig.) zenith. — DEFIRS

zeolit-o: (min.) zeolite. — DEF

zer-o: (temperature) zero; (arith.) cipher, nought; super, sub -o: above, below z. — EFIS

zest-o: the woody skin quartering the kernel of a walnut. — F

zeugm-o: (2001) zeugma.

zeze-ar: (intr.) to lisp. Def.: Pronunciar j quale z e sh quale s; IV-647. — FS

zibelin-o: (fur, animal) sable. — FIS

zigomat-o: (anat.) zygoma: cheek bone. — EFIS

zigomorf-a: (bot., zool.) zygomorphic. — DEFIS

zigospor-o: zygospore. — DEFIS

zigot-o*: (bot.) zygote. — DEFIS

zigzag-ar: (intr.) to zigzag; -o: zigzag (line). — DEFIRS

zimaz-o: (chem.) zymase: an enzyme or enzyme complex that promotes glycolysis. — DEFIS

zimogen-o: (bio.) zymogen: an inactive protein precursor of an enzyme secreted by living cells and activated by catalysis, also called proenzyme. — DEFIRS

zimologi-o: zymology. — DEFIRS

zimosimetr-o: zymosimeter. — DEFIRS

zimoteknik-o: zymotechnics: technology of ferments. — DEFIRS

zini-o: (bot.) (2001) zinnia (genus Zinnia). — DEFIRS

zink-o: zinc; -a: (made of) z.; -labor-isto: z. worker; -izar: to cover with z. — DEFIRS

zinkografi-o: zincography.

zirkon-o: (min.) zircon. — DEFIRS

zirkoni-o: (2001) zirconium. — DEFIRS

zodiak-o: zodiac; -o-signo: sign of z. — DEFIRS

zon-o: (geog., geom.) zone; (for body) girdle, belt, sash, waist-band (cf. tayo); -izar: to girdle, girt; inclose in a z.; -o torida: torrid z.; -o militala: military z.; -o-kateno: chatelaine; espado -o: sword-belt; kordo zonizis lumbo (od, tayo): his loins were girt with a cord. — DEFIRS

zoocecidi-o: zoocecidia: galls caused by living plants or animals. — DEFIRS

zoofit-o: (zool.) zoöphyte. — DEFIRS

zoografi-o: zoögraphy. — EFIRS

zoologi-o: zoology; -isto: zoölogist. — DEFIRS

zoosperm-o: (biol.) zoösperm. — DEFIS

zoospor-o: (bot., zool.) zoöspore. — DEFIS

zuav-o: (soldier) zouave. — DEFIRS

zukin-o: zucchini: summer squash. — DEIR

Zulu: Zulu-o.

zum-ar: (intr.) to buzz (as flying insects), to drone: make a humming or buzzing noise. — DS